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I Disapprove Of How Society Rejects Some People

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    It's International Women's Day.

    .. If it were a Men's Day, it would be considered hateful. We have such a double standard in our society. Who built the bridges, skyscrapers, the car, airplanes, and all the great inventions used today? Up until the mid 20th century, who was always sent off to die in war? They...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 8, 2014

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    And Why?

    An earlier conversation I had with a friend caused me to start contemplating this issue. Why do some humans still insist on rejecting anything different than what they are conditioned to be around? When we walk through the woods, do we only chop down "certain" trees? Do we target...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 23, 2011

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    Soctiey Looks Down On The Mentally Ill

    What do you care anyways. I'm so ****** up after all these years. I can't even get a job.
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

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    Because I have nf 1(googleit) people discount me

    and cast me aside it hurts everytime
    stumblingfool stumblingfool 41-45, M Jan 19, 2014

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    What Happened

    It's sad that we just toss people out because we don't agree with their beliefs.. what happened to tolerance? We don't have to agree, we just need to have empathy for others.. But that's just my humble opinion
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 3 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Reject

    "Never turn my back on society  Society turn is back on me.   All the world can not be wrong   It must be me I don't belong."  -Zounds - Did He Jump
    newmurderer newmurderer 66-70 May 7, 2010

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    Where Is The Openmindedness?

    I have never understood the rejection of certain people if society today, especially in this day in age. It always seems to be the same, Homosexuals, the Disabled, Religious people, but where does it stop? I've always seen people as people, I see them for who they are not what...
    LauraNorder LauraNorder 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    I really don't have much in common with western

    society and yet just to know that shows I've been dragged along in the debris. Something about it does not feel homey. There are some answers but it does take some digging of my own perceptions and societal expectations. What and WHO do I really want to be. And I'm not speaking...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    Not Just Me

    Western Society has a norm that people are expected to fall into or otherwise are not accepted for one reason or another. I am trying to get out of isolation, but it's difficult. Having epilepsy (as I do) I am viewed down upon be many. In spite of laws passed, it always comes...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2012

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    Does diagnosis or judgement,

    or belief make something a fact? People believe in ADHD. As a difference of and within a spectrum. It is 'treated', to conform or adjust to a norm. To give people a quality of life. People generally believe that it is now more prevalent than many years ago. So they look for the...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses May 11, 2014

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    Moved To A Small Town

    Me and my partner haved moved recently and I can not believe the ignorance and intolerance for people with a different ethnic backgrounds and mental illness. My partner is going to school here and is hoping to graduate an Enviromental program that this College specializes in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 12, 2010

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    Coming from outside of this country (USA),

    I think this country is interesting. It is a full of opportunities (somewhat) but I do not like how government treats its ppl. I have one superficial theory and this goes for every country but it is very much exaggerated here. May I introduce the Hierarchy of people. 1...
    ILostSoul ILostSoul 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    Heterophobic (sexophobia) - Irrational fear of,

    or being heterosexual. Homophobic - Irrational fear of, or being homosexual Biphobic - Irrational fear of, or being bisexual. etc. People can try to rationalize claiming these terms, but it's trumped by the fact that rational thinking on the topic is beyond them by claiming...
    JessicaMarie35 JessicaMarie35 36-40, T Jul 18, 2014

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    What is 'ugly'? Not having designer clothing?

    Not having your boobs or *** hanging out of your clothing? Maybe not being able to see your ribs or feel your bones in your thighs? Having acne? Not wearing make up? Having braces? Or glasses? Is that what ugly is? Maybe it's just another word 'ugly' is society.
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Forgotten Shooter In Colorado

    I got something to say about the Colorado shooter. Situation like this brings out the true ignorance in society. First of all ppl say he looked like an assassin.... What the hell does an assassin look like? How many ppl do you know go inside the movie theater only to exit out the...
    friendshipunited friendshipunited 36-40, M Jul 22, 2012

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    I want to understand

    why our society destroys our images & points out every flaw and criticizes us, gets into our heads, etc. When really we are perfect. God loves us. God forgives us for our sins. We are his children on Earth. If those are the ones who are hurting us and being the bully, then they...
    itsalotlikelove itsalotlikelove 16-17, F Apr 26, 2014

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    I wrote this way back 08 Oct 2007 I've lots of

    ideas tumbling inside my head, twirling and bumping into each other in their haste to go out and be expressed. But does it really matter? It seems as if all I do is write on the same subject. Even I get sick and tired of reading the same topic everyday. All that I write...
    vanillalovemd vanillalovemd 36-40, F Jan 7, 2014

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    Holy Wars Punishment Due (megadeth)

    Brother will kill brother Spilling blood across the land Killing for religion Something I don't understand Fools like me, who cross the sea And come to foreign lands Ask the sheep, for their beliefs Do you kill on God's command? A country that's divided Surely will not stand My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 10, 2012

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    Gay Marriage

    I feel like after the whole civil rights movement in the 60's and the freeing of slaves a hundred years before that, there should not be any one group that is discriminated against. However, once again proving that we do not learn from our mistakes we do not see gay rights in the...
    wolfcon wolfcon 22-25, F Jan 22, 2011

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    I really do not understand this duality of

    human society. Men, throughout history, have always acted compulsorily in search of conquests, valuing possessions, money, industrial production, trade relations above all other values, the general scenario prevailing over the achievements and individual merits, which are left...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    People Can Be So Judgemental

    dont you just hate judgemental people they are every where .just like me being judged by my misspelling. I have dyxlica ok so i know about my mispelling thanks spelling teachers lol.  ive been judged by many things people see about me . but untill people look over my mispellings...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 17, 2010

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    The List Is Long

    I disapprove of how society looks at the sexual practices of others as if they are lower class. I disapprove of how society looks at a sexually dressed woman. I disapprove of how USA society looks at nudity on beaches or topless women. I disapprove of how society looks at...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Jul 6, 2010

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    All human beings make up society,

    even those in prisons. When you injure the least in society, by action, word even thought, you injure all, because if society accepts the existence of some, even under some restraint, then you must also, or you are not truly a part of that society. It might sound dumb to some...
    Bourgault Bourgault 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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    I have this theory. So I feel like it's unfair

    that we are born, we stand up and begin to walk, soon enough we are shipped off to school for 6 or 7 hours a day for 12 years and then after that we have to go to collage which is 4-20 more years of schooling, or we have to get a job straight away or else we are just gonna go...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 5 Responses May 4, 2014

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    We're All New Here

    I disapprove of how some people, including some of my own siblings, reject other groups of people out-of-hand, people that they've possibly never met. One of my brothers is infuriated that the Canadian government continues to allow refugees to land in our country...
    heavyduty1 heavyduty1 66-70, M 3 Responses Aug 18, 2010

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    Judgementally Ignorant People

    Totally sick and tired of the so called forensic shrinks and or other profilers coming on tv and giving their *** end reviews of ppl they dont even know and haven't ever met. I dont give a damn about what ppl did or didnt do. You cant sit their and look at ppls pictures or hear a...
    friendshipunited friendshipunited 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    I Hate It....

    I hate how society expects people to be perfect. I hate what us women are all aspired to be, how we have to be married/have kids/a career, basically to have it all and if we don't succeed in this then it is almost like we are looked down upon or seen as less of a woman. I hate it...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Sigh

    As disappointing as being rejected by society is, what can we do? People won't change overnight.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Society is way too concerned with other

    people's idea of what's pretty.
    AnonymousSB AnonymousSB 18-21, F Jul 6, 2014

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    I feel like society thinks they are different

    and good for liking "thicker" girls and being supportive but in actuality they are just skinny shaming and saying they like girls with boobs and *** which is typical. It is rare for people to find actual obese people attractive.
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    Society Rejects..

    People with no social life. You are a freak. Thanks.
    Mediocre Mediocre 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    So Do I.

    Society rejects a lot of people, including people like me. People who are poor, who are mentally ill, who are homeless, etc. are often looked down on & rejected by those who deem themselves superior. I myself am both boor & mentally ill & have been rejected all of my life...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 9 Responses May 9, 2010

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    Being different I think a real issue within

    our society is when people judge each other based off there image, religion, race, sexuality or simply because you don't meet standards. I mean people always say it's okay to be different but once a person actually acts different, they act as if it's a crime, but is it a crime...
    RoyallyJustMe RoyallyJustMe 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    Society based On Lies...

    Why is it that our society is based on a lie? People tell you that they care for you in the virtual world on facebook and myspace, but in reality they don't care one bit. You might have 400 friends on your favorite social network, but when it comes to finding a job, you are stuck...
    tkuczyn tkuczyn 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    He puts the right people in our path at the right times though. i am learning to let go and God have his way in my social interactions, with Him changing my heart. it is difficult...
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