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I Think Society Is On the Downward Spiral

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Penguin47 Penguin47 70+, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    I feel like I want to run away just pick up the neccesities and run off undecided if I'll bring my kids or not. ... they're part of the crazy ! but then I realize my life is for...
    reni888 reni888 26-30, F 1 Response 33 mins ago

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    Yes it is late, technically it's tomorrow. I need to be up in 6 hours and getting ready for the day. Feel no where near ready to fall asleep though. Maybe in 3 hours I don't even...
    LostsoulLoner LostsoulLoner 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    When you're back in your old neighborhood The cigarettes taste so good But you're so misunderstood You're so misunderstood There's something there that you can't find Honest when...
    madelineD17 madelineD17 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm thinking about overdosing tonight
    christinelol christinelol 13-15, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    You shouldn't care what others think. On the other hand, you should care about the risks your obesity poses to your health. Unless you look forward to spending your money on...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    Yeah I get it. We all like sex and sexual pleasure, yadda yadda yadda. But can peeps think out side of the box and expand their minds. Talk about something else. Is it really the...
    AgentRouge AgentRouge 46-50, F 12 hrs ago

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    I really don't care what people think if I'm fat or not. I screwed my knee up and now taking advantage of not working out. I really like putting on Weight and gaining to get fat. I...
    chubbyhubby250 chubbyhubby250 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

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    Materialism is prevalent because the societal norms teaches people to be consumers at a young age. Buying things we don't need all to feed the ego. You can drive an expensive...
    BamnShesHere BamnShesHere 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    A few little essay questions I did: 1.1. Answers the question "is the mass media beneficial in a few sentences. 1.2. Answers the question "are whistleblowers beneficial to the news...
    absurdistt absurdistt 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    It is a myth that all cultures are the same. I work in a school in a part of Southeast Asia. There are students of different races here. Some time ago this year, I had to...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    But only if they perform better. Teachers - just like the rest of society - should get paid based on their performance.
    Amandadebbie Amandadebbie 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Is there no profound words left to be said because of a society drowned in absurdity and profanity?
    wordsofwisdom1 wordsofwisdom1 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    WHAT LITERACY MEANS... I am obviously Italian and I dont write in Shakespearean English so perhaps talking about literacy is out of my league...so I am going to use the OECD...
    LorenzoITALIA LorenzoITALIA 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    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...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 3 days ago

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    I know I don't belong in society, I am an alien and socially awkward. I'd honestly rather just live in the forest amongst the animals sometimes.
    PlatinumNoire PlatinumNoire 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    As far a society goes this would be a true statement for they have no clue. But as far as my stories and experiances go its all laid out and true and on up and up. Some people...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I am in no way in favour of war or any form of belligerency unless absolutely necessary yet I often compare our society tonthat of the second world war. An example: during WW2 the...
    LorenzoITALIA LorenzoITALIA 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Or maybe just just whole human society, I feel like I am a spectator, I feel like I'm studying the human race without belonging to it, not implying that I am above it, just...
    aPossibleFriend aPossibleFriend 22-25, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I wish society forgives me
    redhauntedhood redhauntedhood 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think some people shouldn't have kids. I'm not trying to be mean or rude, but I think in many casses, it's simply irresponsible. It's irresponsible as a inhabitor or this planet...
    FallenButterflies FallenButterflies 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I am paranoid I am bipolar I am anxious at times I am mildly depressed yet I can still laugh like god I am broken but slowly putting myself back together I am empty of a love that...
    mozartdoesnotreek mozartdoesnotreek 18-21, F Aug 19

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    Men and women can definitely just be friends. Most of my close friends are male, I've been hurt more by other females than not. None of my friends have been sexually involved with...
    Teldra Teldra 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Yeah, so, i think that kids are growing up too fast I don't know. I mean i am still a kid but still. When i was 13 i was still playing with my friends outside. And now, girls are...
    AnjaM98 AnjaM98 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I belong to this society that is engaged in a maniacal consumerism frenzy. I buy, consume, waste, even when I dont need something parricularly because I know I have been...
    LorenzoITALIA LorenzoITALIA 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Here is another article from the archives of Christian Home: ROLE MODELS FOR BOYS The male supremacists are at it again. This time their target is single mothers. Their...
    TeachingRespect TeachingRespect 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    It's funny how my personality naturally attracts people in society, but I prefer to be alone.
    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M Aug 14

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    I believe fat discrimination is the most accepted and tolerated and is even encouraged at times. There is nothing wrong in being fat, obese, chubby, much the same way as there is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Some guys?? More like 98%, including me most of the time. If they didn't have penises, they'd be absolutely useless to me and society in general.
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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