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I Hate the Victim Mentality In This Country

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    When Will It Stop

    Our country has become one of entitlement.  So many feel they are owed somthing from the government, their parents, their friends, their job and anything else.  This way of thinking is running our country into the ground.  Where did this mindset come from? I was...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Actually I Don't Hate It, But It Saddens Me

    I think it may be safe to assume that a lot of people confuse the meanings of victim and martyr. Which is real easy to do, because there's some crossover. I will never hate true victims, because they have no idea that their victims in the first place. They don't know what's...
    Ariella Ariella 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    It's Everywhere.

    No one wants anyone to think for themselves, have any talent, or be better than anyone else. It's just, "Shut up, stay still, and get your work done!" They don't want to hear opinions, be questioned, or talked back to. It is how it is, and you have to deal with it or be a hobo. I...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Take Responsiblility Of Your Life:

    I should admit I've fooled myself often by blaming my surroundings etc for my inability to achieve certain things but my real growth started when I admitted it is "me" who is responsible for everything that happens to me. And it has changed my life tremendously. Once...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 18, 2008

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    Actually I Hate the No Victim Mentality

    I HATE the idea that we peach to everyone get an education work hard you'll go far then accuse people who do those things and want what they were told they would get  of having entitlement issues. Who get mad at people who do those things and then think they...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 10 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    How True

    It bothers me when people refuse to take responsibility for something and look around to see who they can blame for the problem.  Then in a lot of cases, let's sue because I am not going admit it was my fault.  People have to be taught to be victims. ...
    rhettbuttler69 rhettbuttler69 61-65, M 1 Response May 8, 2009

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