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Hi everybody! So I wanted to ask everyone about what their opinion is about hatred, what it means to hate others, and why it is that they hate others (if you do)? Just to prompt your mind about the context of the question, take for example people who hate others of different races, socioeconomic backgrounds, politics, group consensus, or misunderstandings.

For me personally, I don't really hate anybody. My personal feelings might seem a little crazy; I don't hate anybody, but I would definitely fight others, and or kill people as a soldier, if I were asked to (like terrorists or something). I also am very left leaning politically, which is a trait that I have been hated for in many years of my life by others, but I don't hate people with differently political beliefs so much as I just disagree with them. I have been hurt physically and mentally by others, bullied, abused, and hated (who hasn't?), but I just acknowledge it, try to protect myself from those things, without hating any of those others.

So I have to ask you what hatred is exactly, since I only really understand my own point of view, and what I've read in books. Examples of my confusion stem from just these questions in my mind: People disagree with each other, and then they get angry and yelling and insulting, even though I don't see it helping their case at all. I've been to some political forums in my teenage years (because people took note of my strong political beliefs), where I've talked to far right conservatives and we had polite, tactful conversation even though we're practically opposites in how to run a country. Another thing that happened to me is when I got beaten up at a party by a guy who stole my stuff, and he beat me (in "self defense") because he assumed I was angry and was about to attack him. The guy still hates me because he assumes I hate him, even though I didn't and still don't.

I just think that as humans we can all be respectful; I mean when you get sick, you don't start cussing out the germs in your body yelling at them how stupid they are and calling them names. When a tornado blows down your house, you don't start getting mad and threatening a tornado. Instead, you just do whatever you can to protect yourself and heal the damage that is done; so when a guy beats you up or cusses you out over something political could we just think of that person as an outside force and just act however we would normally without getting angry?

I've been told that my lack of emotion is sort of sociopathic, but I just don't express my disagreements with people by attacking their person directly. When I really try to take care of people, I just do it through actions or emotionless speech, so I've had past relationships where I was told that I was "going through motions" because of my lack of expressed emotional compassion. Sorry for rambling on so long, just a bad habit of mine, I'm really here to listen to other people talk.
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Don't hate it causes grey hair. Hold a grudge its easier to forget unless you have a trigger.
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Some people just wrong you so much and are punished so little (or at all), it is only fair in the name of justice to make sure they get what they deserve. Hatred, to me, can be acceptable if it is an emotion caused by a perception of unfairness, I think. It's not necessarily good or bad, it necessarily results when a person with a certain mindset encounters a certain kind of unfairness.

Hatred can be a noble thing if it is a drive to bring fairness. You don't go around telling people it's never okay to be sad or angry. It's sometimes okay to be full of hatred.
Posted 10/14/15
Is holding grudges a type of hate?
Cuz if it is, I do that a lot.
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You sound like an interesting person.

My personal understanding of hatred is an extreme dislike for someone. This is not a passing anger, where you have a fight, and you don't talk for a few days, but rather something more permanent. You simply cannot stand a person you hate, often to the point that you want to physically hurt them.

What you described sounds more like what I would call a lack of courtesy and civility. I don't like hatred, or people who are unable to maintain a civil discussion. (BTW, I would probably fit your definition of a far-right republican, but like you, I have had polite debates, some of which were very interesting, with people I could not disagree with more.)

Paradoxically, I occasionally find myself in a state of hatred towards people who lose their tempers for no reason. When that happens, I try to go to my happy place (anywhere I can play some of my favorite music), and calm down, then fix my attitude.
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Insanerino wrote:

Hi everybody! So I wanted to ask everyone about what their opinion is about hatred, what it means to hate others, and why it is that they hate others (if you do)?






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I can tell you the stuff I hate if I could remember what they were
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I don't get how people can hate or hold grudges over a long period of time. Even being angry for more than a few hours is exhausting for me.
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Hatred is wishing you could end their existence... because you believe it would make the world a better place.
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Perhaps you are a misanthrope. That is ok.

Misanthropes are often mistaken for being sociopaths. We are not.
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I heard it was a fun game.

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Posted 10/14/15
Don't hate anyone. Lots of people I don't like maybe, but I don't want any of them dead or anything.
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