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I Wonder What Ever Happened To Human Decency

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 225 People

    Shocking Behavior

    Every day there's horrible  news of crimes against helpless victims. Parents killing their children, children killing parents and other  children. I see teens beating and burning school mates. Terrorist  leaving bombs in planes, cars, bus stations...all so...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 13 Responses May 24, 2010

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    Im amazed at the inability of some people to

    communicate effectively. Instead of a polite "no thank you" i get either a screwed up glare , or entirely ignored. Why do we treat every new person as a threat? My best friends all started off as strangers. Whats so wrong with talking to someone you dont know? Im always...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Respect For The Individual

    I work in the the public. I have been doing this for 15 years. I am still surprised on the things that happen and the way people will act in Public. When you deal with people there are always problems. Most I can fit or find a way to make the situation better. But there are those...
    penelopeann penelopeann 36-40, F 2 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Capitalism Is The One To Blame

    Humanity is dying and we are taking the world we live in, and all life in it, with us. Our suicidal tool? capitalism. Replacing compassion and fellowship with  cold buy/sell relationships. See one starving to death? well, society must not help that person, is that person's...
    demonz11b demonz11b 26-30, M 4 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Nature And Reasons For Human Experience

    If you listen to science, we have no purpose. The Universe was born out of an imaginary white hole, the big bang. Careers and the egos of scientists are no different from the egos of warmongers, dictators or even so called Saints. They are limited in their abilities and forever...
    jaysbarn jaysbarn 61-65 1 Response May 28, 2011

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    He Said, She Said.

    He said, She said, I heard, blah blah blah...Yawn... That bullshit is so dumb. If you are listening to the bullshit you are involved! I hear people say, "I don't want to get involved!" Ok, but you listened - so HELLO your involved! Stupid ***!
    Contempt2 Contempt2 36-40 Nov 21, 2012

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    Manners!

    Manners seem to be missing in so many aspects of modern life. I know there are many of the older generations here who say my generation have poor manners, and I would agree, and debate that perhaps it is a fruit of the cosmopolitan society. I am always polite, I thank and I...
    bonizil bonizil 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

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    Why

    It's because everyone is putting themselves first.
    Shwarz Shwarz 13-15, F 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    Everyone Should Wonder

    I believe the definition has changed, proper behavior can change through time, Once it was not proper for women to wear trousers, or smoke, or even work,
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F May 25, 2010

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    I Would Rather Live In A Mountain Cave, Isolated From Everyone

    I have seen other people who walk across the street WHILE they are texting someone, failing to look in either direction beforehand. Or people who are always on their cell phone while physically present among their friends. And still other people who will cluster in the middle of...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81 31-35, M 4 Responses May 7, 2011

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    They Will Kick You When You Are Lying On The Ground

    I have been one of the weak ones, a few times in my life.And I will tell you, there's always someone to take advantage of that. It works exactly like in the nature; the smallest of the pack gets pushed aside. So goddam ridiculous, I mean, we're all going to survive right, we're...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2011

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    Outside Looking In

    it just seems like nobody gives a damn these days. they're ready to do anything to get satistfaction or succes, no matter who gets hurt along the way. infidelity in a relationship is something that i just can't tolerate, not in the slightest. just unnecessary cruelty...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F 3 Responses May 30, 2010

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    Srsly

    Not long ago I heard a story about a guy who had to pull his car over because he was having a heart attack... some 17 year old kid found him like that, dying in his car, and instead of helping him, the kid pushed him out of the car and stole his wallet and then his car. WTF...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses May 7, 2011

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    Human Decency

    Human decency,Where's it gone?I wonder,These days,No manners,Nor respect,is it too much to ask?A little common curtsy!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2012

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    Sadly

    Sadly Human Decency doesn't exist anymore. People these days have no respect for anyone what so ever, and do not believe in being kind, and humble anymore. its pretty pathetic, and it gets worse and worse every day. Humans are becoming a laughing stalk, and within years...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 24, 2012

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 25

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    Isn't that what everything's there for? lol The greatest frustration is longing for answers you know you can never have. I was wondering about some mundane thing last night, just...
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    Growing up with verbally abusive parents will make you question who you are, and if you're really good enough for everyone. Which is an impossible feat, but I still try to please...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 24

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    When someone walks into a room and everyone turns to see who it is I wonder what they all think. Is it just their presence that's lets everyone know that their here or was it the...
    celery381 celery381 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I sometimes wonder what it's like to be close to family. I don't talk to my parents because they're not very nice people and have caused me a lot of grief and misery when I was...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    When they look at me people seem to look way in disgust or they just smile sadly I don't know why I wonder if it's because of the way i look that's always been the problem what I...
    hitomiyoshida hitomiyoshida 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20

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    Due you know why the rain drops descend, The clouds break form and fall, Why the due drop unlocks from the grasp of the offshoots And break a million rainbows before the cusp of...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    City life was too much. Heard nature heals. Joined a club. Moved from city. Met bad staff. Reported them. Got ignored and they retaliated. framed me. Are...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Oct 21

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    If I had never felt guilty about eating If i had never felt ashamed of my body If I had never been humiliated for my differences If I had never been belittled for my cleverness If...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I've often wondered what it would be like to see the world, to see me through someone else's eyes. Can they see the scars that are hidden deep? Do they know why my body has been...
    beautifuldisaster76 beautifuldisaster76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    When I'm walking around town, in stores, and at university, I can't help but wonder what kinky secrets that the women I find attractive have. I think about what may get them off.
    LifeHunter LifeHunter 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    I know what my purpose is here. I always wonder what I was in my past life....I would guess a warrior of some sort. I'm a survivor, hurt but not afraid of life's experiences. What...
    beloved03 beloved03 31-35, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I do wonder what people see or think of me. But in the end it's their problem, not mine.
    JazLife21 JazLife21 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    When I catch someone staring at me I always wonder what they were thinking. Do they think I'm pretty, ugly, or were they just mindlessly staring at me for no exact reason.
    jessyjessxx jessyjessxx 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 24

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    Yes I was high when I thought this up, but now I'm thinking of it and I'm seriously wondering what would I be like? Would he be like me at all? Would my eyes be different, would I...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M Nov 4

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    It's not something I wonder everyday but recently I've been thinking about it a lot more. Maybe there is no purpose. we just exist and that's it
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F 50 mins ago

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    im tired of living, in a world of cheaters, liers, users, abusers, what's there to be happy about? When ppl can backstab you with a smile while shaking your hand in friendship, or...
    GoldGuard GoldGuard 31-35, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Whats next. Health cares a joke. Inflation never stops. The caring suffer. The cruel profit. For how long. Do the cruel know. Have they planned. Whats after...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Oct 23

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    If you look at the world that surrounds us, everything seems to have some sort of role in regards to the life around it. The trees give the oxygen that we breathe; we(and various...
    Aldmeri Aldmeri 22-25, M a week ago

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    Something happened to me today. Nothing bad or anything along the lines of it. But it did have me wonder. To all the people who have read my posts and received my replies to theirs...
    InTheShadowsAgain InTheShadowsAgain 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Sometimes i feel that humans are sub gods..some of us succeed to have a purpose and become immortal while most of us accept that we are just animals
    bleedingpanda bleedingpanda 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I wonder if people ever look at me and say "wow, she's gorgeous" I wonder if girls ever say "I wish I looked like her" I wonder if boys say "I'll never get to date her.. She's...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I see on television, the papers, life that there are people who do extraordinary things that we deemed impossible. Everyday I wake up, an existential crisis is the burden of my...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am an overweight nerd in a world where neither of those things is socially acceptable. I wonder if anyone sees past the societal disgust. I wonder if people can accept me. Will I...
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 23

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    It happened somehow, I have no chance to undo it but every time I think about it, it's a joke now. How a guy like him is after a girl LIKE ME. LOL. And he claims that he's in love...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Perhaps we are all blind, and the true vision of the world is still hidden from us. We all pursue our causes with a vision of change, but are any of us truly right? In our own eyes...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 12

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    I'm a high school student. I'm a junior and I've seen a lot in my life. Its a long complicated story. As a child I had to grow up quickly in my household. My brother always told me...
    Hiddenshadow88 Hiddenshadow88 16-17, M Oct 25

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    So im at the stepdudes for a week n im gettin tutored by this x prom king n i finish everything a day early. i wz told id get a free day ryt? so im home just enjoyin myself,raided...
    drummergirl602 drummergirl602 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I always wonder that if my friends knew half of what I've gone through and still go through and knew what went on in my mind, if they would still be there and help me get through...
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Its not about the clothes, or even my submissive side, really, because while I do lean that way, I think I actually might be less so if I was an innie instead of an outie. Instead...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response Oct 20

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    What is the point of living? I'm alone, completely. I have $6 in change in my purse, my bank account is overdrawn by $700, and I owe more than $10,000 in regular loans, and $30,000...
    chumiloons chumiloons 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 20

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    I've been contemplating suicide a lot lately. I can't seem to find a life that makes me happy. My medications are no longer working, I have no energy, and I don't reach my full...
    melanchollie melanchollie 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 23

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