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Tired of the hasty generalzations
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Tired of the hasty generalzations

Hasty Generalization Defitnition

Everywhere I go, I see people making negative unfounded assumptions on minor life experiences. Some examples:

"People always pick on me. Therefore all people are annoying dicks."

"People around me act stupid, so all people are stupid."

"People piss me off. Therefore everyone is annoying"

"My life is bad, therefore life sucks for everyone."

"People don't act like themselves, therefore everyone acts fake."

"People are selfish to me, therefore everyone is gonna be selfish"

"The situation I'm in is bad, therefore life is horrible for everyone."

How could someone make assumptions like that if they haven't met everyone? Confused Instead of saying the people around them act like this or singling out the people who actually do these things, the easier and more wrong reason to do it is to say everyone acts like this.

And in the end, it creates more strife, because you're deliberately lying to someone about how they act when you actually haven't got to know them.
05-03-2011 10:44 AM
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Re: Tired of the hasty generalzations

I agree. Yes

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05-03-2011 10:50 AM
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Your signature says ''people lie''. You hypocrite Huh

I'm so sick of all these people but I'm scared to be alone...
05-03-2011 10:58 AM
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Crow Wrote:Your signature says ''people lie''. You hypocrite Huh
Forgot all about it. :waah: Meant to delete it after deciding to make this post.
05-03-2011 11:02 AM
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Re: Tired of the hasty generalzations

Very true... I've seen a lot of people making these generalizations too, therefore everyone must be doing it. Giggle

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SoulRiser Wrote:Very true... I've seen a lot of people making these generalizations too, therefore everyone must be doing it. Giggle
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RE: Tired of the hasty generalzations

I think if you're always being picked on, it's kinda true that everyone's a jerk....consider how often we use 'all people' as a shorthand for 'everyone I've met'.

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