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I Think Society Is On the Downward Spiral

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    It's easy to see especially

    if you're like me and work in retail. Or just look on the internet. And no one bothers to change. So I decided I'll just watch it fall. It amuses me.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Sep 18, 2014

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    Society

    HELLO MY LOVELIES! have you ever just sat there and wanted to explain everything to someone. Like everything about your whole life memories, feelings, thoughts, loss.. But when your try the words won't come out or they wont come out right, everytime i try i can never actually...
    phoebe098 phoebe098 16-17, F Sep 21, 2013

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    People have always put themselves in front of

    others even if they are doing something for others they usually have ulterior motives the amount of hatred I feel Coming from some people to others is astonishing it's like the word kindness isn't even a word.
    Nightfang109 Nightfang109 13-15, M Sep 18, 2014

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    We Are Not Who We Used to Be

    We are not the enlightened and all-inclusive society some people claim we are.  Far from it.  We try desperately to control one another but have a dire lack of self control.  We live in a society supposedly advanced, but has so little control over its darkness...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 26

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    It's evil. Society is one of the worst things

    Man came up with since money.Sounds crazy,but imagine if we didn't have to work jobs we hate and put our mental health at risk just to keep ourselves fed and watered.If the only "jobs" were growing food for everyone to survive on. How grand would it be if a group of politicians...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Sep 17, 2014

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    But then again isnt everything is supposed to

    perish sooner or later, everything comes to an end .......nothing lasts forever things people values words get replaced ......everything is subject to decay ...goes back into universe in the form of energy or matter !!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F Sep 18, 2014

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    Yar Think

    Though I do have enough faith in humanity, to be positive there are a lot of people out there who are willing to help another along the way. It really is the only solution..... not governments, police or welfare ! We need to remember that we are all on this journey through life...
    c8lorraine c8lorraine 56-60 5 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    The Real Monster

    Sometimes I wonderIf it is society that brings me downor if it's people like mebringing it down.But I can'tbecause I know I am as good as anyone elsebut that puts me to shame because there are some peoplewho I wish Iwasn't compared toespecially those who bring us downin their...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX 18-21 Apr 27, 2013

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    Penguin47 Penguin47 66-70, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    I feel like everyone only care about money

    and everyone is becoming rude and egoistic
    Gian422 Gian422 18-21, M Sep 18, 2014

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    How Far Down

    It isn't difficult for anyone to see how our society has changed.  In some ways it has changed for the better but for the most part I see where it has changed for the worse.  There is more bad than ever in our world.  Yet, many continue to say we need to progress...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F Nov 17, 2008

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    Barely Scratching the Surface..

    What do you expect to happen when the world is running nonstop on greed, lust, power, and no morals what so ever? What will be the final result for society if family's keep breaking apart and schools keep dumbing down our children.If media and advertisers sell unattainable...
    selfish selfish 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2008

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    But until we know. I try this.

    http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 27

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    i wish to die out in the elements so that nature can feast among my remains the way that LIFE was intended to be....why stick s body in a box? society standards made a mess of...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    All my life I have been depressed I never knew why until recently I figured it out. I do not belong in this modern day society I belong in a tribe like my Native American ancestors...
    souixbs souixbs 18-21 19 hrs ago

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    When I sleep...I dream. It's a simple and effective remedy To the spluttered cough of a congestion In the bellowed lungs of fantasy, And I take that cold stone spiral flight With...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I realized that society portrays women in a highly sexualized way and expect them to be subservient, putting unnecessary focus on conventional beauty and holding them to stricter...
    puppywoof puppywoof 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm a 19 year old girl. My parents are pretty serious about education, I knew that from a very young age. So I worked hard and I excelled in academics. But I didn't do it because I...
    z296 z296 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. When one person suffers from delusions, we call it a mental illness. When society suffers from them, we...
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Thoughts of my morning brain. In life we have choices to make. It is inevitable. When making a choice please keep your humanity in it. Stop and think. Yes we react fast...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    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...
    trying2smile trying2smile 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Ok... So I just watched this video of a couple of boys of a which religion I am not naming beat up this little boy because he was of a certain nationality (Again not naming) Now...
    KnowingKatie KnowingKatie 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For medical purposes, I think it's a no-brainer. For recreational purposes, though, I don't understand our country's approach to criminalizing the substance. It has medicinal value...
    mollysawyer mollysawyer 22-25, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Have you ever noticed how much people use "I" these days? It's almost as if there is no such thing as a dialogue anymore in regards to conversation. There are just two monologues...
    iShined iShined 18-21, M 14 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would prefer to say "believe" rather than "think" because I feel so strongly about this. There are people who simply have no right to bring children into the world. You know this...
    DeGustibus DeGustibus 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Aren't we happy? we've managed to live longer and longer. 60 is the new 30. Food is getting healthier. clothes are made for all sizes. energy is a sip away. exercise can be...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while, then a layer of scum floats to the top. - Edward Abbey
    DA68 DA68 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    I hate society. It bores me to the utmost. So bland and tasteless, with such enormous lack of intelligence and rationality. Disgusting.
    TheKnower TheKnower 13-15 3 Responses Jun 24

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    Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jun 24

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    society isn't right about most things
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Hello to those out there like me. I want to write a book about my trials overcomes and let downs. To most my life wouldn't seem so bad but over the past five years I can't keep a...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M Jun 23

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    Lately my brain is meticulously chaotic. Maybe I'm spiraling out of control
    Notadickjusthonest Notadickjusthonest 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    i knew it. The only reason that the doctors didnt know what they were talking about was because they were doctors that treat poor people. The really good doctors know what they are...
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M Jun 23

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    I want to leave society... Live in the woods and not care about anything at all, I don't want to spend the rest of my life surrounded by ignorant people I'll lose my mind, I love...
    AlaskanBeautyQueen AlaskanBeautyQueen 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I wish society wasn't so cruel and stupid. All the pain, hate, and corruption in the world is caused by other people. We as society make people homeless, kill each other, use each...
    Waqasauce01 Waqasauce01 18-21, M Jun 22

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    Seven things Republicans have blamed the Charleston massacre on apart from race.For some reason, Republican politicians, particularly those running for the White House, seem...
    peza peza 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 21

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    What a wonderful world? No it's actually not very wonderful. The world is corrupt, greedy and just plain evil. An don't even get me started with the problems of people in out...
    depressionsucks69 depressionsucks69 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    society makes me sick. i want to start off new survive off the land live life day bay day with nature. i wish to join a group of ppl or start one
    doc5593 doc5593 26-30, M Jun 19

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    Falling into the trap of caring what others & society thinks of you will lead to your own misery. Something I am learning still. All that really matters is a loved one or ones that...
    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M Jun 18

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    What would you say if I'd sit at your table in a restaurant even there empty tables? Or if I'd sit next to you on a bus or train if there are lot of empty pair seats? What would...
    placeborealis placeborealis 41-45, M 5 Responses Jun 17

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    Ok I have a new theory or something i want to share with the people who care about these kinds of things. Its more of an opinion on society but here we go: Humans are split into 3...
    blueflareeyes blueflareeyes 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    At some point I wrote this before I went to bed a few weeks back. What do you think? Feel free to judge this through and through: Bills- The ultimate killer of society. It is the...
    blueflareeyes blueflareeyes 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 16