Toxic Behaviors That Society Still Makes Excuses For

Why are we still putting up with societal and cultural BS?

Seems like society has backslid into allowing behavior we proved was unacceptable.

I guess the learning was only temporary due to the pandemic.

We make excuses for the worst people.

Call out bad behavior.

It's the only way we'll grow.


A deleted Redditor wanted to have a discussion about what we as a society need to eradicate, so they asked:

"What toxic behavior does society still make excuses for?"

Being rude to waiters, because I'm 'just demanding.'"

If you are... you're evil.

Doctor's Note

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"Looks like we are quickly returning to the 'go to work even when you’re sick' way of thinking."

tickingkitty

Gimme Space

"That Family is allowed to not respect boundaries. It's something I see a lot and often trying to set healthy boundaries with them makes them treat you like the bad guy. And media and society tends to promote this behavior as love, when it's often actually dysfunction."

"There's a difference between being close and taking care of your loved ones and being expected to give up reasonable rights to personal space or to self sacrifice for them."

thrashmetaldinosaur

Not so Bad

"White collar crime. And it often appears that the more money involved in the crime and/or fraud, the less likely commensurate repercussions will be brought. The consequences of big money financial fraud are widespread and significant. It ruins many lives and often leads to the death of innocents."

NoHedgehog1650

To the Bone

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"Overworking and lack of sleep."

sesameball

"Plus missing meals to work more."

The_Hot_Stepper

Work. Work. Work. All the way to death. Welcome back to the office kids.

Hot/Crazy

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"The 'cute but psycho'; mentality. It’s not cute to be toxic or treat people like crap because you think it’s 'cute' or acceptable because of your attractiveness."

lemonlady7

Bandwagon fallacy

"That if you agree with a majority of people, you are correct."

saltysaltedsal

"Not even the majority of people. If you can find people who share the same belief as you, it makes that belief even stronger. The internet has exasperated this problem."

"It use to be if you were into a niche taboo or out there conspiracy theory, you were pretty isolated. Now there are thousands of others who share the same thing connected from all over the world, so it’s no longer weird. In fact, it’s normal and everyone else is wrong. And they now have a thousand other people who will back them up on that!"

tie-dyed_dolphin

Calm Down

"Hustle Culture. You don’t need/have to monetise every moment of your private life to make more money - you don’t need a side gig or to start your own business or to turn your hobby into a job to be happy."

"It’s actually really scary that so many people get drawn into this way of living and don’t realise they’re literally missing the living part of their lives."

Action-a-go-go-baby

"Not to mention, turning it into a job can destroy it as a passion. I’ve talked to so many artists who, once they turned that hobby into a job, couldn’t even enjoy it anymore cause it felt like they were always working, even if they were just at home late at night doodling for fun."

Propain98

No Susan...

"Mistaking partner's possessiveness for love/caring."

SailorLuna41518181

"Sooo true many girls of my age think that he is possessive of me because he cares about me. No Susan he isn't possessive because he loves you he is possessive because he sees you as an object solely accessible/unique to him."

No-Possible4124

Misdemeanors

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"Filming someone making a mistake (not crimes) and posting them on the Internet, without censoring their names and/or faces, for them to be judged and humiliated."

NoUsername817226

Snoops

"This weird culture where couples go behind each others backs and snoop through their phones is really weird to me. Especially when they get mad for not finding anything. Or when asked to see their phone they get defensive. Its very childish imo, especially when it's 30+ year olds doing it."

woahts

Production Abuse

"How corporate America looks down on pregnant workers and having kids. All they see is decreased productivity instead of treating new parents or parents-to-be as humans. I know we’ve gotten better, but it’s still bad out there for a lot of people."

ryoon21

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