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I hate where I live! (rant)
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I hate where I live! (rant)

MY AUNT SHIPPED ME BACK TO FUCKING HIGHLAND PARK! Now I finally got straight in my head: THIS PLACE SUCKS ASS! EVEN THE RICH PART OF DETROIT SEEMS SHITTY COMPARED TO WHERE MY AUNT LIVES!!!!!!! I loved break so much! It was so fun, now having to worry about rape and being stuffed in a dump or murder! I was caught so off guard from gettig too used to their lifestyle that a man was able to steal my iPod! I got it back though, a huge man saw and went after the guy, who dropped it the instant he saw the suze of him. He then gave it back to me! That was so nice of him, reminds me of what my dad would've done. I have been so sad lately, Detroit, especially highland park seems like such a shithole compared to my aunts place. I thought my hate for where I live was just like anyone's in any place, but Detroit really is a cesspool. FUCK THIS PLACE. People, please tell me about why you hate where you live, so I will know I am not alone in living in a cesspool.
01-08-2013 07:56 AM
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I hate where I live! (rant)

I hate living on Earth, because humans live here as well.

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
01-08-2013 10:19 AM
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I hate where I live! (rant)

If you hate where you live, move. Even a nomadic lifestyle of running away from government officials is better than being stuck somewhere you hate.

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01-09-2013 07:25 AM
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I hate where I live! (rant)

shes dead,hasnt been online in 2 months,crazy anyways

School isnt as bad as you think
02-10-2013 09:35 AM
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RE: I hate where I live! (rant)

Shit well now that you put it that way....

:(

The purpose of life is a life with a purpose
So I’d rather die for a cause than live a life that is worthless
I don’t need the circus or the day of national observance
I need you to think for you and stop being a servant
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02-10-2013 03:50 PM
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I hate where I live! (rant)

Damn, how did I miss this thread? >_>

Last Visit: 01-17-2013 05:25 AM

Not 2 months, but still... it has been a while.

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I feel like crying. Was I the only one here who sent her a happy birthday message on her birthday?

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02-11-2013 08:09 AM
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RE: I hate where I live! (rant)

She was an ass anyways,but yeah probobly got her "iPod" stolen,her story was so fake

School isnt as bad as you think
02-12-2013 11:18 AM
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