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I Think Society Is On the Downward Spiral

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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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    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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    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 13-15, F Sep 21, 2013

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    Oh The Humanity!

    So I've been thinking a lot these days about humanoids; you know, mankind and our current state of being-alive-ism. And hey, don't laugh, being-alive-ism is so totally a real word, even if I just made it one! Thing is, I was pondering the other night, what the hell is wrong...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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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 16-17 Apr 27, 2013

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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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    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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    They say abortion is wrong yet they look down on teenage parents and give dirty looks. Priests preaching about the poor who need help yet they live in mansions and have there own...
    siwa143 siwa143 13-15, F Jun 28

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    Especially, you guys who think the male gender is so ******* superior to the female gender. Like, I can't get laid a lot without being called a '*****', but oh, get a boy to do it...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Hello everyone I Have read so much negativity about people and DUIs. I am not saying they are a Positive thing but I am saying we are humans and people make mistakes. I have 2 DUIs...
    MsWright27 MsWright27 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    i have my days where i feel like ive got a handle on things. then suddenly something always comes along and flicks me off balance and knocks me to the ground. its like im 30 f...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Coming on EP and generally contempating the world i think we need help. I think society is broken. Every person i meet has a mental health issue, or an abusive father, or was...
    LucemSpiritus LucemSpiritus 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Society throws on this image of being a mighty lion. Taking in its cubs, using them, teaching them to be perfect just like they are. When in reality society should be the cubs and...
    princessxk96 princessxk96 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm ugly. Not just "ugly'" but unappealing, unattractive, awkward, nerdy, pathetic. But let's just encompass this into the word ugly. Not only am I ugly, I am also gay. I am the...
    SeanNation SeanNation 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Once there was a young bird in a nest atop a tall tree. He was ready to fly. He spread his wings and leaped forward. He crashed down through the tree. He broke his wing. On the...
    mybadwhereami mybadwhereami 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Even though socialism is more present in today's society, hypocresy is more present too. Education of nowdays proves it. The problem starts with the avarice natural in the heart...
    ModernAesthetisist1811 ModernAesthetisist1811 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I finally decided to post a few stories and contribute to the site. What better place to start than one of my main pet peeves with modern society. In today’s world where everyone...
    Silverrun5 Silverrun5 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I'm very well aware about society's "guidelines" in terms of what so and so should do and whatnot. I feel that most people are just sheep and do not think freely for themselves. Oh...
    Discordiant Discordiant 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I feel that society has displayed being skinny with long hair etc is perfect... It's really not... Girls in this generation have low self-esteem about themselves because of tv and...
    Sammie099 Sammie099 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Morality has always been a grey area since the dawn of man and his creation of rules and guidelines for citizens to abide by. It is true we as a species need special rules to...
    FainofHearts FainofHearts 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hi there, I am going to tell my story, it will probably take some time, BUT would appreciate some people out there to take some time to perhaps follow and comment if they have any...
    lukeyp03 lukeyp03 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Maybe I'm just judgmental or maybe I just live in the south but I feel like I am surrounded by f*cking morons. I hate these people. I don't know if its like this everywhere, I know...
    Blake00048 Blake00048 18-21, M Jul 10

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    I sometimes wonder what it would be like if we lived according to our sexual instincts. I've sometimes imagined a world where it was normal to be naked and people can just have sex...
    truthhurts511 truthhurts511 22-25, F 16 Responses Jul 12

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    Well mostly everything I post upsets people to the 10th degree even though all I'm trying to do is share my honest concerns. It sure isn't easy being me, but I'm not 1 to complain...
    Sebastianblack Sebastianblack 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Society: "Omg, everyone is beautiful! Why do you have to wear all that make up?" Society: "I like girls who are 'all natural'." Me: *removes make up* Society: "You're so ugly!"
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A lot of people on this site cuss like it's new to them. It's not just people in the 13-15 age group, either. Sometimes when I notice this I get annoyed by the excessive use of...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Seriously like why is being fat bad? Is fat really the worst thing a person can be? There are benefits to it. You can spot out the superficial people. You have big boobs and butt...
    tnbc12 tnbc12 18-21, F 9 Responses Jun 28

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    I just want to scream at the sky.On the racetrack we called it controlled energy.you fed the horses well,kept them conditioned, healthy..And stuck them in a stall...Which more...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 9

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    I hate my country's society because they hate Gay & Lesbian people they think its NOT NORMAL You know i don't get why people hate it. You can't just go to your neighbors and say My...
    theoarslan theoarslan 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Lets make a new society we all those who hate society set forth to the wilderness and build a new one, one made for outcasts and runaways, one make for those who felt they never...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    Trying to change anything or show an alternate way, even just sharing knowledge and ideas directly is always taken as a threat to current perception. A separate society kept secret...
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T Jul 9

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    Society has set a limit on beauty and it makes everyone feel like they're garbage unless they're super skinny or super buff. Last time I checked, I didn't care what anyone said...
    InfiniteDestiny13 InfiniteDestiny13 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Today I had a flashback to something one of my friends told me about one day. This kid at our school one day came in wearing Jordan's but according to this other kid they were fake...
    skyblue914 skyblue914 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Today I had a flashback to something one of my friends told me about one day. This kid at our school one day came in wearing Jordan's but according to this other kid they were fake...
    skyblue914 skyblue914 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I can't make sense of anything. I feel like my soul has been ripped out. I can't even tell if my body is real. I cried all night, and now I can't even blink. I thought I had my...
    UpsideOut UpsideOut 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Why do we have to look a certain way? Why do we have to act a certain way? Can't people see people are hurting? Who cares if we are chubbier? Why do we have to look skeletal to be...
    CatWithScars CatWithScars 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Returning to form part 2.... I certainly received a few emails and I appreciated the comments from my last Abby Vent. The theme was are comments more or less sexualized because of...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I thought I let my fiancé tell this in a guy's perspective. We had this conversation after witnessing young girls, probably only 16 years old, walking around our neighbourhood...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    omen in our society are empowering themselves as new professionals who perform their duties efficiently in a board room as well as a kitchen. She is not confined to only household...
    mncxa3148 mncxa3148 26-30 Jul 4

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    Society is way too concerned with other people's idea of what's pretty.
    AnonymousSB AnonymousSB 16-17, F Jul 6

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    I made myself not trust women again. Before all of my romantic encounters were with whomever. Then I got married and that was also quite ordinary. But after I came to Afghanistan...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I'm honestly sick of all these comments like: 'real women have curves'. No real women respect each other and don't judge each other by the way they look, everyone is beautiful with...
    citali citali 13-15, F Jul 8

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    Society is so stupid because it holds us all to these un obtainable standards. It says that everyone should act and look a certain way and that anything less is a failure. I hate...
    KittyTittyGang2 KittyTittyGang2 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Whats one big change that Society Needs?
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 14

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    I hate the perception of "*****" in society. Sleeping your way to the top- slutty. Sleeping with someone else's lover? -slutty. Sleeping around cause of bad self esteem -sad...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 15

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    There are so many differences....with everything....and if you think about it, men and women aren't exactly equal. In certain ways, yes. But in most, not at all. It seems to me...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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