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I Think Society Is On the Downward Spiral

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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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    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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    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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    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, M Sep 17, 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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    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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    Penguin47 Penguin47 66-70, M 1 Response 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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    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 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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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
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 27

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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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    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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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 26

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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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    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 26

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    But now it seems resisted. Mayan prophecy grows. Last missing piece is revealed. Baktoons repeat.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 26

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    But some care. And teach. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 27

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    Deep in the abyss of light slumber, we sway with half-closed eyelids. Smiling, the gods of dreams and fantasy elegantly impart death, while the chains of karma, which dictates...
    BloodofAmara BloodofAmara 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    "Be yourself" "I liked the old you better" "Lose weight" "You're too skinny" "Why do you even talk" "Why are you so quiet" "You should cut yourself" "Why do you have to many scars...
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I think out side the box and I think about this world as just a tiny peace of the universe , Im so into fixing society or trying to, I have never found someone who at my age who...
    waydespoet waydespoet 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Recently, I have this friend who broke up with his girlfriend after 7 years together. They had 3 children together and I'm afraid they'll end up in child services. Here's the...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Have you noticed that being a "know it all" is a bad thing. Television and media has succeeded in dumbing down society. They have brainwashed the general public to believe that...
    futuremike1 futuremike1 18-21, M 12 Responses Mar 27

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    I am appalled by modern society. The general populous nowadays finds too much value in materialism. When in reality - Individualism is what the people need. Individualism prevents...
    Dlanorauhf Dlanorauhf 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    In this society, you'll be judged on what you wear, what music you listen to, what you look like, how you act, who you hang around with and on practically every personal trait and...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I think sexism and chauvinism offends both men and women. It's obvious why women are affected by this phenomenon - objectification of women, s*xual harassments towards them...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    in this seemingly vast world of abstraction, everything exists expansively. it is an entire world doubted, because it is unlike our world, because it is unlike our consciousness...
    uuftk uuftk 18-21, M Apr 13

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    Ah yes. The universal finality that is death. There's few human emotions that can't be related to death. Sorrow, anger, despair, fear and the likes is the ones normally coming to...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M Apr 14

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    It drives me crazy! Just listened to a guest speaker talking about cyberbullying and it was absolutely horrible to hear that so many people have died because they've been bullied...
    DownTheRabbitHole37 DownTheRabbitHole37 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    A society that is getting more competitive every day is not progressing, but gping backwards.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    One where we can all dance without feeling insecure. A society free of gender norms and free televisions for everyone.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am a 24 years old guy and I absolutely hate the way I look. I find myself ugly and repulsive and I don't know how to deal with it.The way you view yourself can have an impact on...
    Fruktklyftan Fruktklyftan 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I have 11 cats. they all receive vet care and they get lots of love & affection, its almost a full time job. 5 are rescues, 2 are a mommy and daddy, the rest are their offspring...
    axecop axecop 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I hate how society rates people by numbers! I was talking with my friend about my GPA this year and it's at a D+ and she keeps telling me "You need to get that up" "You won't get...
    ICanDoMyOwnThing ICanDoMyOwnThing 13-15, F Apr 11

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    I'm not interested in celebrities, I don't care about the latest trends, and I don't have to have the most expensive cell phone on the market. I can't even hold a normal...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 13

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    I hate how society operates. Maybe this is just my god complex talking but, I honestly feel like if given the opportunity I could easily make the world a better place than it is...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    I think I may be ready to compile several skills and make a bone knife. I cracked what appears to be a slightly gnawed but otherwise perfect whitetail deer femur, and I got a...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M a week ago

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    I'm thinking about moving out the country (United States) in the future for a few reasons. I talked to my mom about the same thing, but I have been wondering if I should move out...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lol.... Back in the day a huge group of my friends, mostly guys, and a few females, were extremely close and always partying or doing something random. A few of the guys were...
    deadgirlsfairytale deadgirlsfairytale 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We think that the problems of society are new, but when we do a little research, we find many of them are common or have parallels in the past, both recent and ancient. This...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    What is 'ugly'? Not having designer clothing? Not having your boobs or *** hanging out of your clothing? Maybe not being able to see your ribs or feel your bones in your thighs...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What is opposite of life…The opposite of life…Hmm…I think, in my humble opinion, whomever you ask this question, you get a different opinion. Be aware. You would get...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago