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I Believe Hatred Is Fueled By Fear

Ignorance and fear keep hatred alive and well. 668 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    how can I not..too many beautiful things have happened in this world that seems so cold..showing me that all things are possible even if nobody believes otherwise..love to this...
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 33 mins ago

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    if only more good people believed in their abilities..imagine the possibilities this world could be..never let the man get you down..I'm here to high five, the high flyers :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 37 mins ago

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    "We are the masters of what we silence and the slaves of what we say"... I´ve always liked this quote and absolutely agree... When someone says something to me that I may find...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Love, amor, liefde, amour, amare, 愛. No matter the language, the culture, the age, it all has the same meaning. Right? Now we may all express it differently. Hence why "The...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I dont want hatred in my heart . But I do .
    anonymoussas anonymoussas 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Some of our actions result in self-depriving, and some in self-benefiting. We need to learn that we have the right to choose.Sometimes we misunderstand ourselves by believing it is...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is a piece of writing that I found years ago and have changed and enhanced to fit my own situation. It is very descriptive and if you are someone who self harms, it may...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But I want him gone. I don't believe he deserves any happiness, or even calm contentment, after the way he treated me.... I'm STILL waiting with extreme impatience for Karma to...
    AloneInUniverse AloneInUniverse 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    But I want him gone. I don't believe he deserves any happiness, or even calm contentment, after the way he treated me.... I'm STILL waiting with extreme impatience for Karma to...
    AloneInUniverse AloneInUniverse 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I practice Buddhism so I want to believe I will be reincarnated - not sure if it really happens but if it does I will move a little bit forward on the scale of enlightenment- every...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Discriminatory comments are a request from the supplier to get blocked and reported. I'm not directly talking to that kind of person who puts other people beneath themselves just...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    People are not terrible, hateful and careless creatures. Fear and the impetuous nature of humans causes us to lash out and hurt others. We tend to forget that others have those...
    Ruminateandpursue Ruminateandpursue 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    It's sad to me when I encounter someone who thrives on it. It's a sure sign of profound fear and insecurity. The hater doesn't seek to raise others up. The goal is to elevate one's...
    Thinklessfeelmore Thinklessfeelmore 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If anyone ever pushes you to hate them just leave. Don't confuse hatred for a person with their actions. Hate is when you wouldn't help someone no matter how badly they needed it...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Come on people. You get one life and that life goes by quick. Whats the point of wasting it on stress and hatred? Lets just enjoy life and be happy. If you are intelligent, you...
    BrinkOfPeace BrinkOfPeace 16-17, M a week ago

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    When you can say that you love your best friend, you know the friendship will last. When two people can continue to make each other survive the boredom of their day and still smile...
    Kkgunny Kkgunny 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    When I was younger I think the thing I most feared was the fact of actually dying some day, my health was very important to me. The prospect of dying seemed like some cruel act...
    manslip manslip 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Holding on to anger is poison . It eats you from inside . We think that by hating someone , by taking revenge on them , or by treating them badly will hurt them.......but it only...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Both of my parents are teachers, so a lot of their views on education have definitely rubbed off on me, but one thing is for sure: the education system in the United States of...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I think fears can be divided into different groups. I divide them to "stupid" fears and then the other group is of the fears that really stop us from wanting to face reality. (Just...
    Zelmi5 Zelmi5 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Oh this guy this freaking guy has changed my life upside down. When we first started talking online I was skeptical. I have problem opening up to people and sharing my past but...
    readytraveler readytraveler 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I have a success story. I came from a dysfunctional co-dependent example of parents who hated their marriage, were trapped into thinking they could mend what was broken multiple...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Jun 22

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    What is fear? This constant feeling of being 'scared' It's a torturous feeling if you do not know how to control it. In other words, Fear is a beast that needs to be defeated. It...
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 16-17, M Jun 22

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    I read most of the posts and responses back to the beginning of March '15. It is like hearing the girls commiserate outside my old high school or on a college campus. Granted...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 21

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    I like many others have spent a great deal of my life looking for the reasons for life itself. I have studied and contributed in many different spiritual, religious and non...
    andthisonetime andthisonetime 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I love my Girlfriend so much... When I miss her a lot, which let's be honest is often I find myself looking at her pictures and just staring at them, admiring her beauty... Her...
    mizzcomplicated mizzcomplicated 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    It brought pals. Real pals. But pain also. A pal known and trusted lied. Others will. But thats not a surprise. Many lie for profit today. Rulers allow it. Its...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 21

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