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Tag Archives: mean people
There are bad people in this world. Really bad. Then there are people like this, who are just demented and cruel, who enjoy inflicting emotional pain but would never have the balls to get physical about it. Long story short? “How it started depends on who you ask. It escalated into frequent calls to police and personal protection [...]
In Virginia, there’s an esteemed literary magazine called The Virginia Quarterly Review. There, an editor has committed suicide, and the Review has been shut down amid a new investigation that the suicide was as a result of workplace bullying and harassment. I found the story fascinating on a couple levels. One, there’s a strange perception, [...]
Come morning, everything always changes. New. Nice. No fuck-ups yet. Yesterday’s badness has fallen away, but it’s left me in thought — not surprising, given I dig thinkin’. And here’s the thinkin’ it produced on humanity in general. Sometimes we get unfortunate reminders of just how far-ranging humanity is. Good people, bad people. Ugly-ass people. [...]
I actually am somewhat empathetic with the “pro” stance on this issue. People are mean. Many folks have thin skin. Protecting the weaker is what the stronger should do. But at what cost? So, when in doubt, I say educate and don’t overly interfere. Read on. _____________ Hey, I know what we should do. We should [...]