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I Think Society Is On the Downward Spiral

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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...
    selfish selfish 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2008

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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...
    Grits4life Grits4life 46-50, F Nov 17, 2008

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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...
    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...
    phoebe098 phoebe098 13-15, F Sep 21, 2013

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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...
    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...
    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...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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    The more I think about it - it never ceases to amaze me how stupid and contradictory we are, and how much we deny it. How seriously we take ourselves about It's so weird to me the...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I keep on asking myself what is the point of carrying on living this hell of a life. I have no support i have no hope no dreams its all lost just falling into continious downward...
    Westillalive Westillalive 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Mass media and social media have a large impact on the vast majority of society; influencing the way we think, behave, socialise and our standards towards the rest of society...
    Elge1 Elge1 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't understand society today. I don't really even understand society for the last decade. I would say that I don't understand the society for the generation before me and...
    TreeBeard19 TreeBeard19 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't really hate Indian society, i would like to say i have a hate feeling for Indian Men. Honest, loyal, faithful men are very rare in Indian society. Most of them are lyres...
    heartofspring heartofspring 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    SpongeBOB gave me homework, and he gave me the task of completing this "story/experience" ... He's not going to be happy with me, because I really don't have any facts or logic to...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    I find myself thinking an awful lot. We all do but i often find myself examining the world and musing about existence, time, mental illness, morality, the duality of man...I could...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It just seems wherever I look, that people just do what everyone else is doing to "fit it" or "not judged". They also accept authority, a lot of times unquestioned. Society needs...
    actionjackson7 actionjackson7 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I feel i do not belong in society. I have unique ways of looking at things, i have high hopes and aspirations and i feel a lot of that is rejected by society. "Be like us and do...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I have had many experiences in life that most people just would not understand or would judge me for. It makes me fear opening up to people. Even people who have sworn that they...
    keribaby keribaby 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I am extremely sad for humanity and cry for the lost people every single day. I cannot believe the pain and suffering of those that are, they are hurting, and I know how it feels...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    This book just gets me. It's not even that relatable to any situations I have been in but it's main focus is mental illness and the things that cause the spiral into that dark...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I feel like society thinks they are different and good for liking "thicker" girls and being supportive but in actuality they are just skinny shaming and saying they like girls with...
    Qwerkyqwerty Qwerkyqwerty 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't belong in this society. It has to many rules and is judgmental and hypocritical to everyone in it. Why cant there be a society that accepts all people of race, gender, and...
    Jewels2145 Jewels2145 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    In the modern times, we live in the full pressure society. How to make the life more exciting have become the most important topics all over the world. We can go for traveling...
    mbtshoes2011 mbtshoes2011 22-25, F Mar 30

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    How majority of "society" sees relationships nowadays: Young/Teen couples = Early pregnancy + broken families People who found their love at an old age = Dirty Old Man/C0ugars...
    Ansonicchi Ansonicchi 18-21, M a week ago

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    I have always wanted to test myself in such a way. I feel this way of life would be much more satisfying and happy than current society. I want to know what is essential to life.
    CosmicWolf CosmicWolf 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Today's society is the reason why I barely believe in myself. If you're not skinny then you're automatically ugly. If you don't succeed the first time, you're considered a failure...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 18-21, F Mar 24

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    I don't feel happy or normal. I don't feel I should be here. I'm very uncomfortable with society. Especially women but why
    yourdreamsoulmate yourdreamsoulmate 31-35, M Mar 31

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    I don't think this would be a good idea since obesity bring a lot of side effect health problems... But I think it would be good if we just accept them and motivate them in a nice...
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I recently joined this community in hopes to get many things off my chest, and hopefully get some positivity from anyone who’s willing to listen. My name is Zach and I’m 19...
    Zach001 Zach001 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    There are a lot of reasons I (as a survivor too) think so: They do suffer the same feelings as we (women) do and a lot of other issues they have to deal with: There is a lot of...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    I really don't have much in common with western society and yet just to know that shows I've been dragged along in the debris. Something about it does not feel homey. There are...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I am here to tell you about me, my vision and my reality. I'm looking for three women and two men to join me in leaving society. Leaving it all behind and building a community of...
    leaving6622 leaving6622 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Mostly the criminals and who are filled with so much insecurities and hate. Because i think these kind of people don't give birth to a Kid only a weapon of destruction to the...
    visibleme visibleme 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't even know me. Sometimes I think I do, but I don't. Same for the others. So I wish they'd just quit making assumptions about me and just accept that I don't have the self...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 22

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    I'm sorry if I don't mak much sense. Not much of a writer but just trying to get rid of these thoughts or atleast share them.I have always hated fake people but along the way...
    wolfgirl1994 wolfgirl1994 18-21, F Mar 23

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    What do u think? Are they too big. 42H is my size. BEFORE U ADD ME AND MESSAGE ME PLEASE GO AND COMMENT ON MY PHOTOS ON MY PHOTO ALBUM. No rude comments. Hey wanna do doggie...
    Anataylor22 Anataylor22 22-25, F 12 Responses Mar 23

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    "Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought of as poor." - Robert Mallett This statement is so true for...
    CKastellanos CKastellanos 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I saw a movie earlier that touches heart strings big time. In it, a junior high boy was witnessed with blue prints of his school and a hit list of various classmates and people he...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I know thats not very good and we should not care about others opinion, but I really cant.. I feel that everyday I have to sit exams and get accepted by the society. I am afraid to...
    greekguy24 greekguy24 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't know where I was when it was released, but I've only just got round to watching 'Amazing Grace' (2007) which is the story of William Wilberforce who fought for the legal...
    tim65 tim65 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I think I have paranoia...I'm not sure though. Most days I feel afraid for absolutely no reason. And sometimes I'm afraid to go out and leave my house. When I go out I feel worried...
    MitchHowdy MitchHowdy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Big shocker there. But I don't let it get to me, seeing as my griping over it won't change anything. Yeah, the remarks hurt. Jokes or not. But again I say: what will me crying...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't understand this war that rages among women. Why must we judge one another or insult one another? Why can't we be happy for a woman who is gorgeous or has worked hard to...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 4

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    Too all the girls that think they're fat because your not a size zero, YOURE THE BEAUTIFUL ONE, its society who's ugly! So sick of the whole stereotype that says girls need to be a...
    itsjustme825 itsjustme825 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I feel like I should be in the 19th century, wearing corsets and dresses. I'd love to attend balls, wearing ball gowns and dancing. Honestly, I don't mind having a lesser role in...
    paislin paislin 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I think a free society depends on its citizens holding their leaders and government responsible and accountable for their words and actions. A populace that fears their government...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I do not want to be buried, I'd like to be cremated. Allowing my ashes to follow the wind and the current of the seas. My physical body has done me great services and I'll be free...
    SolitarySol SolitarySol 31-35, F Mar 20

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    Instead of teaching people to seek guidance from God, we as a society should be teaching people how to develop the confidence to deal with their problems on their own.
    Shyguy2294 Shyguy2294 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    The cry of equality , tolerance and diversity is a classic underhanded method of subverting society, They champion some minority who they portray as victims. And divide and conquer...
    Bonnie1934 Bonnie1934 56-60, F Mar 26

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    Every second of every minute of every day all that i can focus on is death. Me & life are like hyenas & lions - never got along & never will. People say that its all about your...