I Generally Reject Modern Society

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    I love my fellow humans, but I refuse to follow their lead. I do what I want, love who I choose, and believe what I feel is right, regardless of popular thought. I don't follow trends (unless I genuinely like them), and I don't believe everything I hear. Every human is worthy of...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2010

    My journey to understand my purest self had

    been going pretty well this last decade, and I was feeling very confident with who I was and what I stood for, however I reached a wall when I started working at an office. It has only been a few months but the level of self-interest exhibited by my manager, and the lack of...
    trying2smile trying2smile
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    Why I Reject Modern Society

    This is a journal entry of mine which I wrote while living and teaching in Southern China. I feel it says it all in terms of why I reject modern society. The entry goes like this.. February 5th, 2010 Here I am sitting on my apartment balcony in Dongguan, China, and I'm going...
    jeanetted jeanetted
    Aug 17, 2010

    Rule #1 Don't have enthusiasm,

    positive attitude, perserverence or competence enough to actually build a quality connection. Don't put enough positivity forward to cultivate something good, or you will be vastly devalued in our eyes for having nothing better to do. (such as bragging, telling the crowd...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy
    Aug 24, 2015

    It seems some people have a harder time fitting

    into the pre-determined guardrails of American "society," if you can label it any one thing. I'm one of those people. It comes from a general disassociation from "normal" social relations, mostly based on having moved so many times from childhood on, and a generally shy nature...
    Oseaghdha Oseaghdha
    51-55, M
    Aug 12, 2014

    I Reject It On Accident...

    When Society picks Right. I constantly pick left. When you have an open mind like I do this is bound to constantly happen every single day. I don;t know how I became sooo.. odd. But its okay Alot of the time you find really cool stuff when your on the dingy side of the grass. You...
    NewPersonUnderConstruction NewPersonUnderConstruction
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2010

    A Step Forward?

    I feel like I don't fit into modern society but really from what I see every day it saddens me that I am forced to be part of it. It seems to me that most people these days have lost all comprehension of basic morals. There is a selfish attitude with most people and respect and...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Jul 17, 2010

    Diminished Sense Of Community In The Western World?...

    This is a bit of a reworking of a post I left on somebody elses thread, my tangents led lead me to feel it was worth posting as it's own respective thread of ramblings! Anyways, please, do read on :) I feel at times that we all suffer from a diminished sense of community... my...
    RainChild RainChild
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2010
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