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Rant - no rave at all this time

Postby OnceHarmony on Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:04 pm


It seems society is becoming more and more vindictive.

I'm becoming more and more saddened and disillusioned by the world.
It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to - J.R.R. Tolkien
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Re: Rant - no rave at all this time

Postby VicStepmom on Tue Feb 23, 2016 1:04 pm

Worthy rant.

"Be the change you want to see in the world." -- Vindictiveness is a kind of pettiness, hurting another because you can is just wrong. Sadly, I think it's a case where instead of "paying it forward", people are "debting it forward" - taking the hurt they've experienced and passing it on.

Sadly few ever ask themselves whether or not what they are doing is fair - proportional and just. There's a culture of entitlement where because one CAN hurt another, it is often assumed that they should.
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