I Don't Believe That Everything Happens For a Reason

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    That's the scary thing about life!

    I think much of life is as random as anything!!!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Jan 27, 2015

    I Just Don't

    "Everything happens for a reason." No, I don't think it does. Just another one of those things like "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger" that people say to you when you tell them something about your life that undeniably sucks. I don't think everything...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    38 Responses Oct 16, 2008

    Sometimes Life Is Just Hard

    I think people try to find meaning in everything. I must admit, I do say "everything happens for a reason" but I don't really believe it. It's just crutch, just a platitude. Some things in life are just very hard so I'm not down on anyone needing a crutch to get through it. As I...
    naughtylilgirl23 naughtylilgirl23
    22-25, F
    Nov 3, 2010

    Do They Not Think These Things Through?

    Of *course* everything happens for a reason.  Everything from the layout of the solar system (gravity wells) to what you had for lunch (it was on sale!).  It's called cause and effect. What people are *really* trying to say with this platitude is that things happen for...
    Bradford Bradford
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2009

    Pure Bull

    I kind of feel like you would have to be some sort of sadistic sociopath to sit complacently and say that everything in the world happens for a reason. Yeah, what a ******* luxury that must be.
    permafrost21 permafrost21
    26-30, F
    Jan 21, 2013

    Not Everything Happenes For a Reason

    Maybe something happened without having a reason behind it. Not everything happenes for a reason.
    ascs ascs
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2009

    Phhhh. I Call Bullshit

    There is no way I can believe that the world is the beautiful place it is and believe that everything happens for a reason. My heart is still broken after almost 7 years because I lost two very amazing, caring, beautiful, young friends. There is not one person who can make me...
    keabre keabre
    22-25, F
    Apr 8, 2010
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