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I Don't Believe In Revenge

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    Exercises In Futility - Revenge

    I was never good at exacting revenge ... I've tried repeatedly only to become more frustrated and disappointed after my failure ... I've come to realize that even if I were capable of exacting revenge it would be quite rare to convey to the other party the damage they caused on...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    Theres No Such Thing As Vengance

     You can't make someone sorry for what they did. Theres no such thing as getting even, two wrongs don't make a right. If you choose to act selfishly and make someone pay for what they did you'll not only be just like them, but hurt innocent people around you and inspire them...
    Confuse Confuse 18-21 2 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    Nothing Changes

    It's a useless thing to do, because you can't fix the past or undo any damage. You don't even get to feel better after taking revenge. What's the point?
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 Nov 1, 2012

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    Not For Me...

    What goes around comes around... When you want to get revenge on someone; sit back, wait, watch, laugh... They'll get what they deserve, no need to give yourself a headache or wind up doing something stupid...
    TiPoupon TiPoupon 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sadly this is a generic group. To be more accurate I do not believe in the romantic love. You know that wonderful lie that males and females a like tell themselves to make them...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    HermausMora HermausMora 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I only believe in unorganized religion
    lonewolfmaverick lonewolfmaverick 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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