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I Wonder What Ever Happened To Human Decency

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 227 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, M Apr 7, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    There are a number of principal events in a human being’s life, one of them is marriage which is a sacred divine ritual of man and woman complementing each other while the woman...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Feb 16

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    I am 18 years old, and I have never wanted to die more in my life. I have never been a bad kid, never smoked, done drugs, been drunk, don't party ever, or have had sex. I work as...
    janedoe3456 janedoe3456 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm a very strong and confident person, so I honestly don't care about anyone's negative opinions of me. I'm not perfect by any means, but I'm a good person and I do my best, and...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I wonder if the process to get married was as lengthy and tedious as the one to divorce, would anyone really bother? Today I took one more step in this long drawn out divorce...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I am often left wondering what is my purpose of living. This does happen quite often in one point of someone's life, 1-4 to be exact. But the extremity of ones dark thoughts come...
    RoseDani RoseDani 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I wonder what if I gotten in the big awesome resource rich school With good looking people with better attitudes A school where I can't really be known by almost all grade level...
    amongstleshadows amongstleshadows 16-17, M Feb 11

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    About 15 years ago I was attending a dear friend's bachelorette party in New Orleans. We were at a club on Bourbon Street. Dancing to the music of an amazing DJ, who was also a...
    Joyfullness Joyfullness 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I do wonder what people think of me, or whether they understand something I say or do the way I meant it. But I also take this literally. Like, if I'm looking at a green chair, and...
    GenevieveH GenevieveH 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 14

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    i wonder what people see in us when we walk by
    Dandrew96 Dandrew96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
    Silent15 Silent15 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I wonder what people think of when they see me, I look different and dress different then the majority of people I usually am around. I've gotten better with self image...
    JakeTheSlenderMan JakeTheSlenderMan 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I've never wanted to kill myself. But I have wondered what the people who say they're my friends would react to me dying
    TheWinterSpirit TheWinterSpirit 13-15, M 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    How do u get thru a day without a smile, a positive word or even a kind one? I always thought that the meaning of life was love and family. I have the love of my children. Every...
    wanthimtoNEEDme wanthimtoNEEDme 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    The world was supposed to end the day of December 21st 2012 as we all know. Personally I was hoping for zombies but that never happened sadly so I continued the day as normal. The...
    Shadowghost123 Shadowghost123 18-21 Feb 3

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    I see people ask this a lot and wonder about it all the time. There are obviously many many reasons as to why we are here and what are purpose is. But I believe there is one...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    To live... The two hardest words I've ever had to face. People always tell me that I need to live a little but it's harder than it looks. I can't live without forgiving and...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    I was talking to someone, xXjustanotherloserXx when suddenly that person disappeared off the app .-. What happened
    devihaku devihaku 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Everytime i see a knife i think to myself "i could stab myself with that"....in my way home from school ...i look for a high speed car so i could step in front of it....almost...
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M Feb 12

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    see and think over their action which is quiet unreasonable n so stupid...why the hell they have to kill all of that people,slaughtered them without any merciful. so whats if they...
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I am just sitting here thinking as I watch the news, job markets etc.. just what he future holds for our children. As a boy, I had no worries about the future. I grew up playing...
    luigiartist luigiartist 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    Those nights when you're laying in bed, heart pounding, tears in your eyes, mind racing, not being able to breathe. Those are the absolute worst nights, especially when you feel so...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Plesiosaur! No wondering needed. It'd be that for sure.
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Crazy enough.. We are all going to die someday. And I often wonder the days I open my eyes to a new day, until I close them for the next day.. Crazy enough.. We don't even know...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M Feb 10

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    Wonder how long it would take people to notice if I just disappeared
    bleedingouttheeyes bleedingouttheeyes 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    I am still wondering why I dreamed of a guy whom I just met. Moreover he's much older than me and I like him but just as a friend, no more !! Is it normal guys ? :/
    pappaya91 pappaya91 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wonder if anyone just looks at me and thinks "wow she's beautiful" or "I wish she was my gf"
    unknown413 unknown413 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its all meaningless. Am 20 and am thinking on dying. A whole life ahead of me? Like what? Working 8 am to 6 pm everyday? Spending **** and being ruthless to get a promotion? If I...
    irishhen irishhen 18-21, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    rayraybaby formerly candyhot5 is a scam artist, she will lie to get your money! She fakes being homeless and insists she just needs gas money to come to you. Says she is from...
    NoMoreScams NoMoreScams 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 5

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