Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Believe In Social Justice

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 113 People

    I think my conception of social justice is

    different from that of SJW's and leftoids. To me, social justice means people have an obligation to protect the most vulnerable members of society from deprivation (i.e. to ensure their basic needs are met). There is no reason to have homelessness in a first world country; there...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am usually opposed to government spending

    that isn't necessary to protect its citizens' rights, but I think a reasonable case can be made for some social welfare provisions. While I can sympathize with the sentiment that social welfare should be voluntary, that is provided by private charities and mutual aid societies...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M Jul 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gay Politics

    I am unsure if this is the best group to say this in but here goes anyway. I believe Homosexuality is a sin. As such, perhaps you will get a one way ticket to Hell, Do no pass GO Do not collect $200, for even thnking about being gay. BUT, is it really worth making a political...
    gingershuman gingershuman 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Bad Accident At Costco's

    Bad Accident at Costco'shttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3E9tHSfFH0&feature=plcp Very rare that we go to our Local MP for help, I do believe that my constituent MP is Andy Love unfortunately I have a great problem for him to resolve. I have lived in the borough of Enfield since...
    colinberry1 colinberry1 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Murder, Rape, Torture 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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The Un Does Not Support Equal Rights For Women

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why Would President Obama Want To Rob Kids Of Their Childhood?

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 17, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Enough

    There arent enough people who care about social justice. Having seen some terrible inequalities, I feel like this is something most people should care about. Instead, nobody is paying attention, because people are busy being scared of someone hurting them or busy getting more...
    aluminosa aluminosa 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Police Not Required To Prevent Domestic Abuse; Children Murdered

    In 1999 the US Government failed to enforce a restraining order against an estranged and abusive husband. Subsequently, the couple's daughters were found dead with gunshot wounds in the back of the husband's truck. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has ruled that the...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Che Guevara & John Lennon, Imagine ? Two Great Men!

    We need more of these in the world!!!
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 9, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    How much time do we spend trying or wishing to be something that we are not? Probably a lot more than we realize. In fact, without this belief that there is a goal to be achieved...
    mindfulmermaid mindfulmermaid 41-45, F 41 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a story about a punishment I once received from my husband. My husband had enough of my bad attitude and smart mouth. He warned me that he was going to make me cut a...
    flowinghoney100 flowinghoney100 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well I been researching some connection lately and found a few things one is that scp is real and that scp-582 is believed to be on the lose and he is believed to be ether him or...
    Thedarkrider Thedarkrider 13-15, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a Social Worker who currently is working with individuals with developmental disorders and have state waivers for services. I have been doing this for two years after working...
    CarpeDiemBrady CarpeDiemBrady 31-35, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    School starts in two days and I have no idea how I'm going to handle it. I've never actually been diagnosed with social anxiety but talking to people has been daunting since I was...
    captivating23 captivating23 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My social anxiety is a huge problem in my life and is the reason I cry most nights thinking about my life. My social anxiety is rooted in a possible case of Aspergers. I say...
    NicoNicoNii NicoNicoNii 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I tried to be social for a friend's birthday, but the whole time I was there I hated it, and I could tell I wasnt wanted their. I feel as if all friends are lost. I guess that what...
    4u2dreamabout 4u2dreamabout 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know if I actually have social anxiety because I am too scared to mention my thoughts to my parents. I'm an insomniac and take medication for that. I'm almost positive...
    sk8rkm77 sk8rkm77 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it when I have to walk by people. I never know if I should smile and wave, or not. I overthink the moment so I usually end up walking really stiffly past people, glaring...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    @ Lionhearted This is really a message for Lionhearted. Although it may appear to be unsupportive, it is, in fact, a very supportive message. If I didn't care about this person...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It really annoys me when I see social media posts regarding how "men are all like this" and "women are like that". men and women cheat, are emotional, want to be alone, etc. the...
    Yieringra Yieringra 18-21, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, why doesn't our current democratic system work? In principle it seems like a sound option but in practice there is a lot to overlook. Primarily - and what most supporters of...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Is it my problem or what why I have 0 interest in any of the guys who ask me out? I have one particular type and then I turn blind to any other types. They(not a lot just a few...
    ArielChen ArielChen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Back in the times when technology had not taken over people's minds and lives, people used to live in colonies. As a group. Large cities were not prevalent then. So, each...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Black lives do matter. We helped build this country so we deserve to be here not gunned down in the street for a quote unquote crime we committed. For years we have been trying to...
    Josimms23 Josimms23 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm perfectly fine talking in front of people. I have play theater whit audience over 400 people. I can talk to strangers and ask what time it is. But I can't go to parties or...
    Stanpines Stanpines 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    MY BIGGEST PET PEEVE: When people act 'depressed' or think they have 'social anxiety' to fit in or do it for attention, when there are others out there who are actually diagnosed...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This one bothered me the most and it still does even though I don't have to deal with it. Countless people from family members to school officials have told something similar to...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I could definitely use some "internet friends". Social anxiety makes meeting new people very awkward and uncomfortable :(
    khankale khankale 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i spend few hours a day for social apps such as twitter, viber, skype and ep. it balances my life between work and social life. i keep tract of my friends via message but social...
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This was the time of my school days new scholastic year, new class, new faces. first of all i would like to tell that no one is bad from the first. the situation make a person bad...
    WeHeardIt WeHeardIt 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Im so angry. That people who are ABLE to help others in need just dont want to. Whether theyre selfish or whatever the reason it ****** ME OFF. I wish I had my own place/means of...
    purplegirl3111 purplegirl3111 22-25, F Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This thing has made turned my life an agonizingly lonely existence. Really. I don't believe that I'm exaggerating when I say "agonizing". May social anxiety die the quickest, yet...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 2 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Golden rule is known to everyone, but not all the people take it to heart. Compassion often gets ignored as a sign of weak point. For beginners, kindness is a good tool for...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 51-55, F Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Social anxiety is being afraid of being judged, or not being liked by someone else. I hate having social anxiety. Is there medication for this?
    Abbyi25 Abbyi25 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sweaty palms, unsteady hands, my body shaking, almost vibrating. I can feel my throat close up, I am unable to speak. My eyes get blurry, and I hold back tears. I experience these...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Logging on for a simple conversation gets lonely. Human interaction is scarce for me. Social Anxiety has ruled my life for a long while, causing social media to be my main form of...
    awakenstarchild awakenstarchild 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There really aren't any viable alternatives to capitalism. Of course there are the folks who say 'well if the workers own the means of production and everyone shares the fruits of...
    BlotOutTheSun BlotOutTheSun 22-25, M Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think social phobia is a more accurate diagnosis than social anxiety for me (correct me if I' wrong). I don't feel too anxious or panicky when in social groups but more afraid...
    peacesoullove peacesoullove 18-21, F Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So many people cuss at their phones saying how it's a nuisance. I say, they are the ones who cannot bring themselves up to handle themselves well. Anyway, I feel that phones are...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So a couple of days ago, my guy friends (I have two really good guy friends), tried to reach out to me and pull me out of the shell I was rotting in. Me being me, at first I tried...
    SkylerAsh SkylerAsh 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 11