We can't all be everybody's heroes. Sometimes we are just going to rub people the wrongest of wrong ways.
Life is just like that. No matter how well-intentioned you are, you are not for all markets. Sometimes, it even goes further into the wrongest of wrong places, and you become the villain of that person's life.
Chances are it's happened to you once before.
Here were some of those answers.
How To Be Suspicious Of Others
Okay this my accidental bullying story. I had been bullied in middle school and was determined to never let it happen in high school. I thought I could identify a bully from their look and general behavior. One girl in my class was a potential bully for me and I kept my guard up to her. One day I was talking to a group of friends of mine and she came to us and asked 'what are you doing here?'
I chimed in before anyone else could speak and said. 'We're just talking.' and she said ' can I join?' I literally thought she was gonna make fun of us about the things we were talking about and said 'We're talking as friends.' and she asked 'Am I not your friend?'
And I looked into her eyes in a stern face said with my coldest voice 'No, you are not our friend.' and she just left. It dawned on me later that she was just trying to become friends with us and I was straight-up mean girled her.
Not. Even. Once.
I was hired directly into a shift manager position in a hardware store once. I felt I never stood a chance. The last manager was apparently the worlds biggest ahole, and that aholery just got assigned to me by default...
And when people treat you like sh*t every single day, from day one, it gets hard to keep up 'pro-social behaviour' after a while.
I couldn't do anything right, and the worst part was setting up the shifts. Anyone who has worked retail with long opening hours probably knows what I am talking about.
It is impossible to make everyone happy, but I tried my very best and spent much more time setting up next month's shifts than reasonable. Going back and forth correcting and changing hours...
The challenge with this team was that even though most of them got all their requests, they would team up with whoever got the 'sh*ttiest' list and berate me with it constantly. Didn't matter that I was trying to even this over time. I was an absolute ahole to the person who was least satisfied with his shifts.
Over time I became more and more hostile towards them, to the point that I just couldn't do it anymore. I just called in one day saying I just won't show up any more.
Some managers might be born like aholes that, but sure as hell is possible to create one too...
Shift manager is retail is probably one of the worst job out there. You get flack from both over and under you relentlessly, and when you do everything right nobody notices. It is so draining.
Retail manager. Not even once.
OKAY WOW NOPE
My turn: in 5th grade I flirted with a girl that I liked. In 5th grade boy language that meant teasing. Nothing gross or mean but just jokes and stuff. I think she knew I liked her because she would joke back and sometimes it would just be us talking in the playground.
One day the teasing wasn't appreciated and I could tell she was in a bad mood. Kinda grouchy and no fun.
I guess I said something and then she grabbed my hair and said I was a jerk. So I pulled her hair. And her whole wig came off in front of everyone.
She had cancer. She felt bad that day. I teased too far. And finally, I exposed her cancer and loss of hair to the whole school.
I really liked her. She stopped coming to school the next week and died the next year.
To this day, 45 years later I still feel the guilt and shame of having made someone else feel that terrible.
It can be so accidental that we don't even really realize we are doing it in the moment.
You're THAT Guy
Went back to visit my high school the year after graduating. While I was there, I bumped into a guy who had been in my year, but didn't graduate with me.
Without thinking about it, I blurted out, "Oh, you're still here!"
Felt like a real d!ck about it.
Do The Scrambled Eggs
At the end of freshman year in college I was going to room with a new friend for the upcoming year. Except in the coming months it turns out she was very toxic and a compulsive liar and I knew my mental health would suffer if I lived with her.
So at the last minute I decided to stay with my original roommate.
So I ditched the "friend" and she was left scrambling to find a new roommate. I know it wasn't a great thing for me to do, but it was self preservation. She never forgave me and we didn't speak again after that.
You Got Scurry Gurl
I had a crush on this guy in high school. I'm not trying to make excuses for myself, but due to some pretty awful experiences I had a rather shaky understanding of consent - basically assumed that all men wanted to have sex with me and it was my job to seduce them properly. I was also just creepy, socially inept, and not very self-aware. That set the stage for the following:
- I sent him a love letter. When that didn't work, I sent him about 50 pages of handwritten love poems. That also didn't work
- I thought the reason he didn't want to was because he didn't think I was dedicated enough to him so I continued to emphasize to him every day that I liked him. That also didn't work
- I happened to be assigned to his group on a group project and found out that his house was in walking distance from the school. I happily informed him that I had memorized the route to his house and he was extremely upset about that.
- I finally got frustrated and started stealing his stuff and making him chase me to get it back
He graduated a year ahead of me and blocked me on everything and it still took me 3-4 years to realize how much of an insanely creepy stalker I used to be. I wanted to apologize but he never answered my contact attempts and I found out recently that he died in a car accident last year.
Boss Boss Boss
Dude at work. I find him incompetent. I'm not his boss, but in the org structure I am technically above him.
His product is failing and he might end up indirectly working for me. I know he hates me.
I try to be nice but I have such a hard time sugarcoating incompetence. To be honest he barely registers. I'm trying to fix it, but not trying that hard.
I feel like in work terms I'm his villain.
Also, people do make unconscious comparisons in their mind that cast us as the villains.
Met a girl in high school and we hit it off super well. It was like we'd always known each other. Became best friends pretty quickly and during one of our gab sessions she asked if I'd ever had a boyfriend.
So I said no, but told her about the time a guy I considered a good friend had become romantically interested in me and bombarded me with all kinds of gifts on Valentine's Day the previous year. I said it was completely unexpected and I'd had to turn him down because I didn't at all think of him in that way.
During the course of my tale she'd become very quiet and I asked what was wrong.
It turned out that the guy was her brother and he had been devastated when I turned him down. He was so broken up about it she swore to destroy me if she ever met me.
Do I Know You?
Back in high school I went to summer camp.
That was pretty cool, I liked it, new friends and stuff.
At the last day we threw a party, and a dude I barely said one or two words during all the time, nothing special, just small talk, approached me and said he was happy to meet me DESPITE I BULLIED HIM all the time.
It was, like, WHAAAAT? Still have no idea what did he mean, but I guess, that story belongs here.
Oh Honey Not The Sheep
Back in college I realized I was gay and started dating a woman we'll call Debby. I went home for thanksgiving and told my parents. They had been my biggest supporters and felt this was a betrayal of everything they had raised me to be, and threw me out.
Ungrateful, immoral daughter, defying her parents with a reprobate lifestyle that probably involves having sex with sheep? Check.
Back on campus there was a guy who'd been interested in me. I chased him down and had sex with him to make myself be straight. It didn't work. I used him and broke his heart. Heartless.
I started drinking. I took it all out on Debby, and broke her heart too.
It's been years. I'm sober now, in therapy, and married to a wonderful woman. I don't blame myself like I used to, but that was a sh*tty year, and I was an epic villain in three separate but related stories.
An Honest Mistake
I lined up to buy food behind a woman who was ordering. As I walked up I saw two other people, one was a woman standing off to the side who received her food as I arrived, the other was a man in a wheelchair who was next to her. Based on where he was located he also looked like he was waiting for food.
The woman finished ordering and went to stand off to the side, I stepped up to order and heard 'hi' from next to me. I looked over and the man in the wheelchair is just staring at me. I gave him a weird look because (I swear to god), he had almost identical features to a friend of mine who I knew for a fact had just moved to a different state the week before. Thrown by this and his single 'hi' I just awkwardly said hi back and then ordered.
Turns out he hadn't ordered yet and I was unintentionally queue jumping. I know that I didn't mean it and honestly thought, based on where he was when I came in, that he'd already ordered, and the face thing was just a bizarre coincidence, but there's no way I'm not the villain in his disabled people get treated like they're invisible/get stared at by people story.
Flirty Flirt Flirt
When I was about 15 there was this girl that came to my church who was 16, I had a massive crush on her and it wasn't any secret. we'd spend pretty much the entire church day hanging out and flirting any chance we got. I'd asked her out several times and each time "I only date guys that are older than me" or "maybe when you're a bit older", ok whatever.
Thing is, she used to invite her current boyfriends to church, and then flirt with me outrageously the entire time. Almost always the relationship would end between them later that day.
It's A Love Story, Baby Just Say No
2 stories here.
- Last school year, I was into this girl (hereby referred to as S). Me and S were good friends. We were always together at almost all times. We would always be deep in conversation about some nerdy stuff. Then, one day, I decided to tell S how I felt. She shot me down, but in a polite way, so, not too affected and I kept my head up. Then, come around Christmas, I learn that S thought I was a creepy, obsessive, stalking liar and I was crushed. I had what I had perceived as nothing, and then a train hit me. Fast forward to now, we never talk, I am blocked, and all the good times are gone. I am also friends with somwone she does not like, so that doesn't help my case either. I felt so guilty, I believed her and accepted that I was a bad guy.
- Earlier this school year, I was at it again. I was trying my luck with another girl (now known as K from here on out), and struck gold. K and I hit it off and we started going out. K was a sheltered person, and we only ever really saw each other at school. About halfway through our relationship, I learned K waa not fully ok in her head. I thought, ok, but I still love her, so what of it? She would have breakdowns. (Also I learned that 2 months ago, she was in a mental hospital). She was also one of those girls that was like "I want you to f@%k me", and I have no interst in sex. And that made me realize she probably would be happier with someone who would be willing to do that. In the last days of our relationship, she pretty much ghosted me completely. We went out for a month and a half and split on Halloween. We barely ever talk now and I have no idea what she thinks of me, so I must assume the worst. She is in another relationship, and I am happy for her, but she made me realize no matter how much I may want it, I will never be ready for love. I am also a really clingy person, and I held on too close and after the seperation, I became a ghost of my former self. I am still trying to fully open back up.
With both of these stories, I feel like I am a villian, and to be honest, I am probably right. Sorry for the wall of text that puts the walls of Attack on Titan to shame, but this is the first time I have been fully able to vent this, even though none of you actually know me. Thank you for reading, I feel a little better finally saying all of this.
I bullied a girl in high school. I was a very insecure, confused, dumb high school girl.
This girl dated my ex and while I really didn't care (I had broken up with him months before) I felt like I was supposed to be mean to her. And trust me, it makes me cringe to this day. He didn't go to our school and this girl and I weren't friends, but she would always make a point to talk to me about him. Not in a bad way, just because it was common ground I guess.
But I bullied her and she actually ended up marrying a good friend of mine and ten years later I still see her around and we're both friendly to each other but to this day I can't even hardly look at her in the face because I feel like such a piece of sh*t.
This happened tonight: I was driving home, and there was a car just parked out in the street in front of a seafood place, just standing in the street with its hazards on. I sat there behind it for a few minutes until the car's owner came out of the seafood place with their takeout.
I honked, and she yelled at me "I have my f*cking hazards on!" Clearly, this woman who thinks that her hazard lights are a "park anywhere" button thinks I'm a villain.
A Is Toxique
Two of my friends (let's call them A and B) were "breaking up" and A told me to choose a side. I chose A, even though their fights didn't have anything to do with me and B hadn't done anything wrong to me.
B apologized to me (even though they had no need to) and asked if I wanted to still hang out. I said no and pretty much ghosted them after that. It's been over a decade but I still feel terrible about it. I should have just told A to leave me out of it.
What fun would our lives be without a little villainy? And honestly, if you're living your life in such a way where you never cross someone the wrong way, you're doing it wrong.
Life isn't just divided into heroes and villains.
We all need a little wholesome content every now and then. Much of the world, especially right now, can seem very dark and depressing.
It's important to recognize that not all of the world is as scary as it may seem. So we wanted to see what wholesome facts people had to share with us.
In fact, the world "wholesome" literally means "promoting health or well-being of mind or spirit."
Take a minute to enjoy this list of wholesome facts that will just make your heart melt.
Redditor 2ndRockBottom asked:
"What is the most wholesome fact you know?"
You might want to grab some tissues.
A lottery winner and a lucky waitress.
"In 1984, a regular customer at a pizzeria asked his waitress for help choosing his lottery numbers. He won, came back, and tipped her $3 million."
"For eight years, Robert Cunningham was a regular at Sal's Pizzeria in Yonkers, NY. One night, he asked waitress Phyllis Penzo to split the numbers on his card. On April Fool's Day, she was woken up by a phone call from Cunningham telling her he'd won $6 million and she was entitled to half of it and made good on his promise."
"There's a movie about that, right? Early 90's?"
Yep! It's called It Could Happen To You from 1994.
"There was a man from a small rural settlement in Australia (I think) who won $20,000 from a scratch card."
"A news crew reported on it and the chap demonstrated how it works by buying another ticket. When he scratched the ticket, he had won another $50,000."
"Not $50,000. He won $250,000."
"Not just that, I think he had just survived being declared legally dead, right?"
That's right. The man was declared dead and was then in a 15-day coma.
Cows are actually so cute.
"Cows have best friends."
"My parents had cows for many years. They always knew which cows were friends to each other. It was so cute."
"Cows love music."
"They'll drop what they're doing and run over to listen, and studies have shown lower stress levels and higher milk production."
"(Not doubting you) but I'm my experience, cows are just curious creatures. I remember throwing a football with my dad outside and the cows would always gather around to watch. Same would happen if I were playing in the yard. Any activity that wasn't 'normal' brought all the milkshakes to the yard"
"Cows ARE curious creatures. We had them come investigate our campfire one night."
"THAT'S a startling sight. You're drinking and smoking around a campfire with your friends, and suddenly you're in the middle of a circle of 30 cows."
"It was wild."
Happy little trees.
"Bob Ross's voice was intentionally soothing and quiet."
"He was a Airforce Master Sergeant, 'I was the guy who makes you scrub the latrine, the guy who makes you make your bed, the guy who screams at you for being late to work. The job requires you to be a mean, tough person. And I was fed up with it. I promised myself that if I ever got away from it, it wasn't going to be that way anymore.'"
"My wife and I have been watching Bob Ross' The Joy of Painting on YouTube. If you haven't checked it out, it is really relaxing and sometimes we fall asleep to it on the tv while lying in bed."
"We sometimes like to pick paintings and do a Bob Ross Night. We get out our supplies, some alcohol and some snacks, and we just watch Bob teach us. Some of the paintings do come out well."
More libraries than McDonald's.
"That there are more public libraries in the US than there are McDonald's. I grew up poor and the library was a refuge for me, my library card was the only thing I carried in my first wallet."
"I started taking my kids to libraries like my dad did with me and my brothers when we were kids."
"I f*cking love libraries man."
"Libraries are great! I spent the last 14 years living in a city with an underfunded library system, where I could never find what I was looking for. I moved to a different city that believes in funding public services, and I've been taking full advantage of my local library now."
Animals in mourning.
"Horses mourn the death of other creatures, not just horses. When my daughter was younger we took her to riding lessons. One of the horses stepped on one of the barn cats and killed it. It was buried inside the horse pen and ALL of them, including the younger one that was usually a pita and super playful, were standing around the burial area with their heads down. They were like this for 2 days I was told and this was common for how they deal with the dead."
"Elephants also mourn the dead hence the term 'Elephant graveyard' where relatives pay homage to those that have fallen. It seems the concept of life and death isn't an exclusive human thing."
"Crows mourn the deaths of other crows in a similar manner. They stand in a circle around the deceased and sometimes raise their wings up. Very surreal thing to see. They also remember faces and hold grudges, so be kind to your local crows."
Pets really are healing.
"Interacting with pets causes brain to make oxytocin."
"Where there was a lethal bus accident outside my workplace that had killed 8 passengers including coworkers, our workplace brought in some puppies for people to enjoy to make them feel better."
Mr. Rogers fun fact.
"Every one of the sweaters Mr. Rogers wore on his show were hand knitted by his mom."
"Bonus Neighborhood fact, Mr. Rogers began to include a segment of the show where he fed his fish because a child wrote him, concerned about whether or not they were still alive and well."
"Mr. Rogers kept to a fairly rigid diet and exercise program, in order to consistently weigh 143 pounds. 143 was important to him, because the word 'I' contains 1 letter, the word 'love' contains 4 letters, and the word 'you' contains 3 letters."
"So, 143 = 'I love you.'"
"After he passed away, the Governor of Pennsylvania declared May 23 - the 143rd day of the year - to be '143 Day,' in honor of Mr. Rogers. Citizens are encouraged to show kindness to neighbors on May 23. (And every other day)."
"He responded to every single letter he received, and kept every letter and drawing in a special filing cabinet. He considered every letter and drawing to be sacred."
"He named his puppet King Friday the 13th because he didn't like the negative stigma associated with Friday the 13th, and wanted children to associate Friday the 13th with a friendly puppet rather than a day of bad luck or evil."
"One night, Mr. Rogers was invited to a fancy dinner for PBS employees and executives. He was given a limousine ride to the restaurant. When they arrived, Mr. Rogers asked the chauffer when they would see each other again. The chauffeur explained that he would wait 2-3 hours outside, in the car, then drive him home."
"This didn't sit right with Mr. Rogers. So, he insisted on having the chauffeur join him for dinner."
"On the way home, Mr. Rogers sat in the front seat with the chauffeur, getting to know him better. As the chauffeur told Mr. Rogers what a fan his children were of the show, Mr. Rogers asked the chauffeur if he could meet them. The chauffeur took Mr. Rogers to his own home, where Mr. Rogers met everyone, hung out for a couple hours, and even played piano for them."
"The chauffeur said it was one of the best days of his life."
Some of these really hit hard. If you needed a few happy tears today, we hope this did it for you. There's a lot of difficult news in the world right now and it's important to remember that there are good, wholesome things happening all at the same time.
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Laws exist to maintain order. However, they do not prevent crimes from actually happening, and before any punishments are made, the damage is already done.
Curious to hear about some of the more creepy indiscretions people get away with, Redditor Flytechofficial asked:
"What is perfectly legal, but creepy as hell?"
These things that happen in public restrooms can be considered criminal.
Respecting Splash Zones
"Using the urinal next to me when there were plenty of other choices."
Nightmare For The Pee-Shy
"hanging out in a public bathroom timing how long people pee."
"I swear to God. I did a lot of work in hospitals for a while, big f'king hospitals with tons of bathrooms all over the place. For some God damned reason, regardless of what time or bathroom I selected to take a sh*t in not 30 seconds after I sat down a janitor would knock on the door to clean the bathroom. It's not as if it was one janitor, just some random janitor would inevitably need to clean whatever bathroom I was in as soon as I got comfy. It's like I was being stalked by the janitors."
"So now I'm trying to take a sh*t knowing full well there's somebody out there actively timing how long it takes."
"I was drunk in a casino and went to use the washroom. The floors in there were a polished marble or something. Sitting on the toilet, pants down, my stall neighbour made eye contact with me on the reflective floor tile."
The following examples involving minors have no legal repercussions.
Kids For Show
"Child Beauty pageants."
"Technically, you can stand on the sidewalk and stare into someone's house through a window. It's not illegal as long as you stay off of their property, but it's really freaking creepy."
Keeping Tabs On Someone's Age
"A national newspaper having a countdown for when a child actress becomes 'legal' for sex."
"Answers to questions that will surely come. ....Yes. The Sun (UK). Emma Watson."
The Young Subjects
"When I was a child, we had a creepy horrible neighbor that would harass my family constantly. One of the things he did was stand at the corner of his yard and videotape me playing in a pool with my friends (we were around 8). My parents called the police but were told that it's legal if he's on his property."
These perfectly harmless examples can give you goosebumps.
"Hanging your doll collection from the trees in your yard using string made from human hair."
"I believe the act of cannibalism itself is legal so long as you didn't murder anyone to do it. If your homie gives you his arm to gnaw on, it's fair game."
"Facing the wrong way in an elevator."
I recently treated myself by going to a movie theater after what seemed like a long hiatus for much of the year.
Streaming blockbuster movies from home, while convenient, has never made as much of an impact when compared to the moviegoing experience.
But after my recent trip to our local AMC, I'm beginning to think watching entertainment from the comfort of my quiet home is a much better option.
I forgot that a good majority of audience members are disrespectful and pretty much ignore all the rules—including no texting or talking during the movie.
The normal volume conversations and the number of lit screens from people's smartphone's in my peripheral vision throughout the movie were huge distractions.
Maybe as I'm getting older, my patience has worn thin, or I happened to have a particularly unpleasant experience. But seriously, how can anyone enjoy going to the movies when people are constantly updating their status inside a darkened auditorium?
It should illegal. Rant over.
Shaking hands... what's up with that?
Could this social custom be going out of style given that we're all in the middle of a global pandemic and have become hyperaware of all the germs around us?
And not just that, but just how nasty people are? Why would you want to shake hands with them?
People shared their opinions after Redditor alebenchhe asked the online community,
"What social customs do we need to retire?"
"Making couples feel obligated to have giant, fancy, weddings."
If someone wants that, then more power to them.
But there are indeed people out there who spend thousands upon thousands of dollars to have weddings to please their families... only to divorce later.
"If I take a day..."
"Rest being seen as lazy. If I take a day off of work simply to sleep in and rest at home instead of having to have some sort of big plans or destination it shouldn't be seen as anything less."
"Having to purchase..."
"Having to purchase gifts for extended family that you cannot afford because it is Christmas or another holiday."
Yeah, let's stop that. Not all of us are made of money!
"Though it looks like this custom is fading away during the pandemic...but how about we stop glorifying us "being model employees by showing up to work even while sick?"
I was at a retailer for 14 years, and I don't have enough fingers and toes to count how many times I used to see managers and supervisors dragging themselves to work while sick to please their superiors. In January 2020, I ended up getting the flu from a co-worker that decided it would impress the store manager if she still showed up while sick with the flu.
That culture went away REAL quick when we started getting COVID cases in the store I was at...and I too ended up getting a mild case of COVID. I've called out any time in the past when I felt sick...and I will continue to do so as I normally did."
"I don't create..."
"Worshipping celebrities. I don't get it and it seems to just create tons of problems."
The celebrity worshipping culture, at least in the United States, is insane, and sets people up with rather unrealistic expectations.
"This goes along..."
"That because someone is"family", you should force yourself to spend time with them and be "nice and respectful", no matter what kind of person they are or how they treat you.
This goes along with the enabling acceptance of "that's just how they are" rather than condemning poor behavior choices."
Yes, let's normalize cutting out toxic people from our lives. We'll thank ourselves later.
"Expensive funerals. The funeral industry is insane."
"Discussing salary with co-workers should no longer be taboo."
That's how they get you––it's in your employer's best interest to keep you in the dark, and it's wrong. Many people out there are not aware of their rights in the workplace.
"Giving greeting cards..."
"Giving greeting cards for every single event imaginable. Why pay $5 to give someone a piece of paper that will get thrown out the next day? I'd rather you give me $5 and skip the card."
It's a wild world we live in and social customs can and do change. Life now won't look the same twenty years from now for instance––perhaps for the better? Who knows?
Oh, and sorry, but can we go back to the topic of shaking hands? Let's not do that. Just wanted to be extra clear.
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I have a paralyzing fear of death. If I could I would live forever. Have you ever seen the movie "Death Becomes Her?" I would give every penny for that potion. And I wouldn't be all crazy like them.
Live well forever and be happy? It's possible. Even though life is nuts and scary, you're still here. What if there is nothing after the final breath? I don't want to just not exist, while everybody else just gets to keep on dancing.
In my hopes I see a Heaven with ice cream and vodka. So I'm going to hold onto that until eternal life is an option. Let's hear from the gallery...
Redditor u/St3fan34 wanted to discuss life after life, by asking:
What do you think really happens after death?
I feel like if there is nothing after life, it just invalidates life. But maybe I'm just dramatic. I hope there is peace. Thoughts?
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"Your family fights for your belongings."
"When we die, the whole world as seen by us, dies together with us."
"Yes it does. As does the entire universe. Only when we are alive can we experience the passage of time. The instant we die the entire universe will experience heat death and cease to be. It my take a million eons but since we can no longer experience time it will be relatively instantaneous."
"It's one of the great wonders of life: What will it be like to go to sleep and never wake up? And if you think long enough about that, something will happen to you. You will find out, among other things, that it will pose the next question to you: What was it like to wake up after never having gone to sleep? That was when you were born. You see, you can't have an experience of nothing. Nature abhors a vacuum. ~Alan Watts"
"When I was much younger, I had a dream where I died. Not a typical dream, not a romanticized dream. It was a dream where I was an archer in a medieval battle. About 5 minutes into the battle, chaos was all around me, and I watched an opposing archer aim and loose an arrow straight into my left eye."
"I remember the sensation of impact, ringing in my ears, and falling to the ground. I remember the warmth of the blood on my face. The feeling of life leaving my body, and the sense of worry evaporating into warmth and peace as the world left behind me."
"I remember waking up shortly after thinking that the feeling and reality of that experience was so vivid and so detailed that it must have been an experience from a previous incarnation hundreds of years ago. From that moment on, I've never feared the actual process of death. I feel like I've experienced it many times before."
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"I think one of your best friends delete's your browsing history."
If you love me... rule number one... HIDE THE EVIDENCE!!! Let that be heard far and wide. And dreams, always so intertwined aren't they?
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"Exactly the same as before you were born."
"We clean the bed and assign it to another patient."
"The REAL reason why nurses are so dark. 90 year old man in hospice got hit by a car on his way to get fitted for his funeral tuxedo, and didn't have a DNR. Kept him alive for four hours, and now it's time to document everything that was done to save his life because there will inevitably be a lawsuit from a family member who has had four years to say goodbye but somehow didn't get to."
I don't know what they mean or how to utilize them. I'm a Buddhist (but a gamer first and foremost) so it's cool you guys made those connections This totally makes up for r/movies continuously banning me."
"I've answered this one before but here it is again. Either two things happen after you die: you either go somewhere or it's oblivion. If it is oblivion, then we're just going back to the same place before we were born and there's nothing wrong with that. We were there for billions or trillions of years, possibly infinity."
"You lose that concept of time since your brain doesn't work anymore so you don't even know it's over. It's not nothing because nothing would be something and that means that you are aware, which you can not be if you're dead. If we do go somewhere, then that's something no one understands because no one has ever come back to tell us."
"Those stories of people coming back after they "died" and "saw stuff" weren't really dead. Their hearts stopped but their brains were still working. If the Universe continues to recycle itself infinitely, then there's a chance we will be reborn or continuously reborn but have no memory of our previous selves."
"When I was a kid I drowned while on holiday with my family, a giant fat man jumped in the pool on top of me and no one noticed till I was on the bottom of the pool. I remember the feeling of my lungs being on fire, then shivering then as everything was going dark a strange sense of peace and I was ok with it, No panic or terror then it went black."
"I was resuscitated at the side of the pool a few minutes later. I remember nothing from the black to being "alive" again. I was around 7 when it happened and since then I've been strangely at peace with the fact that one day I will die and slip into the dark void of nothingness. Hope that helps."
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"You wake up in a chair in a cinema and learn that the other are past lives of you and you're about to watch your next life very soon on the big screen."
The truth is none of us know the truth. We live everyday with the afterlife being a gamble. And that seems like it's going to have to be enough.
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