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I Believe Hatred Is Fueled By Fear

Ignorance and fear keep hatred alive and well. 675 People

    Making Room For A Stranger

    Although reaching out to the unknown stranger shows deep humility, compassion and is the core of Christian spirituality, it is important to realize clearly that our spontaneous feelings toward strangers are quite ambivalent. It does not require much social analysis to recognize...
    ellenooo ellenooo 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Tell the UN to recognize women as humans, not commodities

    Seven years ago Gazbubu Babayarova was kidnapped by one of her closest friends, who was a medical student. He did not accept her protestations that she did not want anything more than friendship and entered into an arrangement with both their parents to kidnap her. Early one...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    We Fear...

    We fear that which we cannot understand, and therefore it makes us hate.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Feb 10, 2009

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    Gas Letter

    1 [Your name] [Your address] [Your postcode] [Your phone number] Mr Sam Laidlaw Chief Executive, Centrica plc (British Gas) Millstream Maidenhead Road Windsor Berkshire SL4 5GD [Date] Dear Sir, I am writing to express my concern about the cost of...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F Jul 2, 2013

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    Hatred Fueled By Fear

    I believe that Christianity was created out of fear of Witchcraft and that created Christians hateing Witchcraft.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Nov 18, 2011

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    I Strongly Believe This!

    I totally believe this. Mean people, are just scared and weak people. Plain and simple.
    SunFlowerSunrise SunFlowerSunrise 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    Only Psychopaths Attack People Without Being Afraid Of Them

    Can I be more succinct than this? The group heading says it all really. Hatred does come from the corruption of fear.
    turtlesplash turtlesplash 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    Hatred Is ...

    Hatred is more than a mere dislike or preference. It goes almost at the level of a phobia (fear) but with complete disregard and distaste for someone else. Unfortunate hatred is a seed feed by fear, ignorance and an irresponsible social standards. The media indulges in...
    Focus101 Focus101 41-45 Jan 27, 2013

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    The Way Out of Hate

    I do believe hatred is fueled by fear.  And fear comes from the unknown.  The best way to end hatred is to experience those things that you do not understand.  With experience comes understanding and with understanding comes empathy and compassion.  One does...
    LndsJmps LndsJmps 26-30 5 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    So Does Yoda

    Anger leads to fear Fear leads to hate Hate leads to suffering   That is the path to the dark side   lol
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 9 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    Not All Hatred Is Fear

    but certainly fear helps drive hatred irrationally.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    People Fear ...ofthe Unknown....makes Hatred Come Alive !!!

    It is so cruel that hatred and cruelty comes from FEAR>>>FEAR of the unknown..what people do not know..understand ..or they fear..they hate...or are ignorant to the fact never try to understand or even lend a moment of faith to learn that everyone is EQUAL !!!!All are here to pay...
    dreamcatcher60foru dreamcatcher60foru 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Rape, Torture, Murder And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 14, 2011

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    Nypd: Heroes To Zeroes

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 2, 2011

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    My Fear

    i am sorely afraid of sweet potatos and, yes, i hate them   they're almost as bad as the blankets those settlers gave me that had smallpox hidden in the fibers
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    I Think We Hate Those Thing...

    I think we hate those things we can't control, that fear simply adds fuel to this.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Aug 27, 2008

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    I believe the one person most likely to change my life is me. I love the people who have been part of my journey and some of them have influenced me. But I was born alone and I...
    hotwasabizen hotwasabizen 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    for those who doesn't believe in God i ask you simple question
    ali3355 ali3355 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    i also believe that Christianity is the church of sin
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    proof that Jesus was undiagnosed Paranoid psychosis The word paranoia comes from the Greek παράνοια (paranoia), "madness",[2] and that from παρά (para), "beside, by...
    Multicolour12 Multicolour12 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I believe in God. I witness God'd goodness since I was young. I had been raised a christian- Protestant. As I noticed, ( as I had online friends with people in the whole world...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    ever see that show "beyond scared straight"?? troubled teenagers are sent to prison for one day to experience what it will be like for them. they range in ages between 12 and 16...
    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    Hair Highlighting Gone Wrong... Patience Threads On Thin Ice In Hell... I am constantly changing like the Four seasons in a still life. I decided to highlight My hair today, out...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    American society has definitely grown decadent. We're not going to be able to sustain ourselves if we keep going the direction we've been going. Personal responsibility (as...
    onlymortal onlymortal 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I just laid into a puerile jerk who made a lame joke about schizophrenics that he thought was hilarious. Not only did he get the symptoms wrong, but he misspelled schizophrenic...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Nudity* helps control and reducing stress.*increases self-confidence and the ability to overcome groundless fears.* encourages greater honesty and openness with others..* reduces...
    SuspDom SuspDom 36-40, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    My greatest fear in life is dependency. I'm desperately afraid of being dependent on others, because of how much it's ended up hurting me in the past. I can't bring myself to...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Fear of DarkWhat is fear?Fear is emotion caused by possible reasons that can lead to some danger. Basically, fear comes from our ancestors, it was needed when people lived in the...
    fearexit fearexit 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I don't fear death itself. I fear dying painfully, I fear dying before I'm ready, and I wish that I didn't overthink about things like this. I'm always thinking about the future...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think I will probably be flamed out of here, but I believe in a pantheon of gods, not a single god. I am a young pagan, whom has devoted herself to Zeus, Poseidon Hades, and...
    RedHeadedNinja RedHeadedNinja 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Fear of DollsFear is an emotion caused by a hazard alleged by living entities. Fear induces a change in organ and brain function and finally a change in behavior which leads to a...
    fearexit fearexit 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I am surrounded by people who don't understand mental illness. Many don't care to understand it. I'm told that I'm moody, looking for excuses, or I just need to go to church. It...
    ProfessorPhoton ProfessorPhoton 26-30, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness. ~Corrie ten Bloom
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was raised Methodist and I still identify as a believer in God. Regardless, I still feel terrified of the thought of death. What if I'm not a good person and my afterlife is bad...
    healedbydamage healedbydamage 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    But on the Bible I swear it is truth. In 1980 wife and i were headed to get a final junk load on a move. We were driving down a state two lane highway. It was pouring rain, thunder...
    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M 5 days ago

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    Knowing about this Law WILL change your life.. In every single way-I urge you to learn about it because you use it every second of the day (unknowingly). This Law is real and...
    Questx Questx 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    *BOND of CONNECTEDNESS* I am filled with gratitude for this day, for my life, for the lives of the people whom I love and for the gifts of love that humble me to my core. In the...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have many, many fears. The sound of a bug moving under paper in my room made me feel the need to list them. That starts the first fear. Bugs. Spiders. falling. Flying. Death...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    So I joined EP a few weeks ago coming from a background of extremely low self-esteem and terrible body image and no self worth. I could never find anyone near me who was a part of...
    Others2468 Others2468 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    TOEN JEZUS ZEGGEN DERAPTURE ZOU PLAATSVINDEN?WANNEER ZAL DE RAPTURE PLAATSVINDEN?Bij de beantwoording van deze vraag, zal veel christenen een typische reactie van citeren Mt. 24:36...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23

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    The Boogieman is Real (My four nights spent in constant fear) Night: 1 So most of my experiences were from my younger years. MOSTLY between the ages of 3-10. My first...
    Jwp12 Jwp12 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    You don't need religion to have morality. If you can't tell the difference between right and wrong, you lack empathy and compassion. It's really messed up that the fear of hell and...
    ZippyHippy ZippyHippy 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    Points to ponder are often just exactly that. It's extremely difficult not to think about the pointy object that is empailing your every thought. A sharp effect for certain...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 70+, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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