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I Wonder What Ever Happened To Human Decency

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 225 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I had a really close friend when I was a little kid. We used to do a lot of stuff together, partially because our moms were good friends. Then one day, his mom was murdered by her...
    RipperCreak RipperCreak 13-15, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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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...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Nov 20

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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 Nov 19

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    I wonder what people really see What I see. Are we seeing the same color? Same shape? Texture? formatting into object, meaning, definition... I believe not because we have define...
    562alex 562alex 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i sometimes wonder whats wrong with me these days like seriously running around the house shirtless throwing food in the air.....i am a dork ig
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M Dec 7

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    I often wonder what if I never existed? Whose life would I have changed for the better? Whose life did I save? Whose life did I condemn? If I had never existed would anything be...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm just wondering how people see me because many people told me that I looked way above my age even though I'm 15 they tell me I look 18, 19 even 20! I think it's probably my...
    mysticaldreams mysticaldreams 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Here is my theory: I think the reason we can't seem to figure this out is because we humans are so self-centered that we always think "what is the purpose of MY life" and "why do...
    allaboutsex allaboutsex 41-45, M Nov 21

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    I wonder how people see me ...I'm someone who has been ashamed of their physical looks most of their life . I never been happy with the fact that I have dark skin even though I...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    "it is only after performing many meritorious acts that one gets a human birth" _shridi sai baba
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M Nov 29

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    I have thought for a long time that the course of my life has depended on a series of small choices. I met my wife on a visit to the pub shortly after breaking my nose playing...
    BridgeGuy BridgeGuy 56-60, M Nov 23

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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 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I sometimes wonder if I would loose my love for life or my spirit when I finally become an adult? I sometimes wonder if life would be better or worse. I wonder if I would ever find...
    Zineq Zineq 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I started typing "I wonder" and this title popped up. It made me think. What WOULD My life be like if I did? Dare I say... It would be better and Easier?... I make choices...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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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
    0815Jade 0815Jade 22-25, F Nov 20

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    I love the lyric "i feel too cold to live but too young to die." but now, with where I am now, I'm not so sure about that last part. I want to get out, I need a permanent solution...
    jax632 jax632 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Looking through my parents' old photo album. Ever look at the young face of a parent wonder who they were then?
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Ever since I quit religion and am free from those bindings, I look for purpose in everything. Perhaps it is my new found love for science or rather finding meaning in everything...
    madeofstars madeofstars 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I over think enough to know there is nothing wrong with me. Its everyone around me and who has ever been around me that make me question my worth. People just treat me like im...
    jcbinns jcbinns 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I wake up everyday to the same things. Either ive to go to school(id call it hell), or it's the weekends/holidays and I get to stay at home. Which isnt pleasant at all. With my...
    isohatetheworld isohatetheworld 70+, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    so my boyfriends brother have a girlfriend too. and she is perfect. she is cute have the perfect body have the best sence of fashion she can wear anything beacuse everything fits...
    lor334 lor334 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    I ended up pushed off of the face of the life I so ever loved being part of. I been put alone and out of reach from everything I ever cared about. I was misunderstood and never...
    Brandon15shawana Brandon15shawana 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I feel like me, alongside my family, have struggled so much and really wonder if there's a purpose to it all. If I as and individual truly have a purpose and if there is reason why...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Reasons for wanting to do suicide: 1. Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably. Also known as a social torture. People with...
    Unknown1047 Unknown1047 18-21, M Nov 25

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    Sometimes I wonder how people get so many likes on their posts.
    ThaQueen2 ThaQueen2 18-21, F Nov 27

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    sometime I wonder how others see me and what I look like to them
    cookieeeee cookieeeee 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    I honestly wonder all the time what people really see in me or how I look to others. Am I pretty? Nerdy, like able? Annoying? Too serious? Too sarcastic? I feel I am perceived...
    21falloutsatthedisco 21falloutsatthedisco 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 4

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    Lately I've been wondering this. I simply do not see the ponit in living at all. All we are doing is using up oxygen, and unecessarily taking up space that could be used for...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    Sometimes the big "what if"s in life put me on the border of anxiety and over-thinking. It can pick at my brain, and to try to pull the dangerous curiosity out is like pulling a...
    Rilman77 Rilman77 16-17, F Dec 8

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    I often wonder if people see how warm and open my heart is. Do they feel the love I give? How do they really see me? To me, it's all so much deeper than what's on the outside.
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    It was my 14 th birthday on friday, but it felt the same as any other day this is because I feel like I must celebrate every day that I manage to not end my life, not celebrate...
    ardw ardw 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Have you ever thought about how many people think about you? It's so bizarre. Imagine someone, out of the blue, thinking of your face. Something happens; they remember you. Your...
    paradox123 paradox123 16-17, F 4 days ago

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