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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My scattered thoughts due to Missouri: I dont call myself a pessimist i call myself a realist because walking down the street i see the people that are crying and begging on their...
    princessxk96 princessxk96 18-21, F Aug 15

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    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Im 18 and my family and friends all seen so comfortable in life, with they spectations, my mom and me have had a few conversations about how i think about society, she says me "you...
    Lokart Lokart 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    I am a young man who just wants people to be happy, safe and secure. When i was 12, I dreamed of building a seperate society, because i was, prior to me turning 10, a feral child...
    Antylanofthemountian Antylanofthemountian 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    tom67890 tom67890 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 16

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    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 30

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    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    laserabe1 laserabe1 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 8

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    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    If you are wanting to separate yourself from modern society and join a small community of people living off of the land as truly free individuals, I may have the answer. My name is...
    Reidw13 Reidw13 18-21, M Aug 11

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    If you are looking for a place to be truely free, away from all the corruption and evils of modern society, i may have a solution to your problems. My name is Reid. I am putting...
    Reidw13 Reidw13 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    And I won't cry for it. It must perish so that a new and better society is born. I am a part of this society. When it disappears I will disappear too. But I don't mind. All things...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes I have my head in the clouds in a normal way. I think about life and how everything is interconnected. I have many dreams I want to realize. I think about people and how...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I do not want to be contacted by those who are underage. Never mind categories. I don't think underage people should be on any type of social sites period. If they must, categories...
    OceanicXs OceanicXs 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I don't care if anyone thinks I'm conceited or narcissistic, but I don't self loathe. I might hate my life sometimes, but I love myself. Some days, I spend a few minutes just...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    People judge you based on your physical features You're expected to look and act a certain way because of this People assume things about u We are a society of followers
    lavabug01 lavabug01 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm considered an indian just because that's what my parents are but to be honest, I spent my last 5 years in India for school and I must say they were the worst years of my life...
    radisglad radisglad 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    The courage to do this would be superhuman. The thing is there are people that pull this off.Then there are people in countries that live like this knowing no other way to live...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M Aug 2

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    Society. Where the size of your b**bs and your fat a$$ is not only what gets a guy in your pants, but you 'accepted' and not picked on. We've turned into selfish people who care...
    InnerEgo InnerEgo 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    In a capitalist society, advertising is inevitable. When money is earned by providing a good or service, then you have to let your target audience know that you exist and, perhaps...
    Freedomofexpression Freedomofexpression 41-45, M Aug 5

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    You are beautiful. Actually more like beyond beautiful. Gorgeous. Beyond gorgeous. You are just so... I can't think of the word... YOU! Now why have you spent considerable time...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    And to be honest, I'd rather not. I hate today's society.
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    Would you be interested in joining a group to form a community separated from society, living off of the land? Message me for details.
    Reidw13 Reidw13 18-21, M Aug 10

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    Society is something that needs to be destroyed and be re built upon. As we grow up in life we're taught to be judge mental and hateful. It's a sick thing we all have to grow...
    Equilibrio Equilibrio 22-25 Aug 11

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    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...
    Oseaghdha Oseaghdha 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I saw this post and it is something I long for. It reads: We Can I wish to find a girl who would be willing to leave society and venture with me to discover what is meaningful. We...
    Reidw13 Reidw13 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    "Depressed"? Really, are you seriously going to use that label to mean someone has a mental sickness? A mental illness? Something wrong with a person for refusing to be a puppet...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    So yesterday was my first day of school (I went back to school) and u went to my 6th period (L/A) and this "dark" girl is in front of me and in a higher grade than me and we all...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    As a society we allow the government to control us, when it should be the other way around. We pay taxes and put them in offices to cater our needs. At no point should we have to...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    oh maybe i'm the one who get's it wrong, deep thinking happens mostly when you are taking a shower, in quiet place or when person is in his self conscious moment. some people when...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I just want to pack little and leave society for good, and completely start over, get a canoe and go where ever the river takes me. Live off the land and find my happiness, have a...
    AlaskanBeautyQueen AlaskanBeautyQueen 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just want to give up on society and go live in a treehouse
    kruges kruges 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Society is the most disgusting things. They only except you if you're a tall, thin girl. They idolize being a twig and put images into people's mind of who they need to be and what...
    happytobeanon happytobeanon 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Why do you need complete strangers to tell if you're attractive? Obviously you must have low self esteem. It doesn't matter about your looks anyhow. Society wants you to think that...
    xMikayla xMikayla 13-15, F 7 Responses Aug 1

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    Im not trying to draw attention to myself. Just want to know what others think . Why may you ask , well i live in a judgmental society . I say hey lets see what they will say about...