I was told off today for this thing I do …
Whenever I see those “cute” or so called “empathic” posts, images or other such dribble cut-and-pasted in social media - I always respond with a dose of reality via a post about doing some real caring and donating to charity (or a snopes link if it’s a something that is easily debunked) or some such response … admittedly, my text can often be seen as narky, but its not meant to be an attack of the individual - it’s about an attack of the laziness of society that such a post engenders. Too many people today feel that its ok to just rehash some message on facebook, twitter or some other social media platform like it actually makes a difference … rather than actually doing something that actively makes a difference.
What I’m trying to say is that I have grown so cynical and despondent about the actions of those on social media that even post of good intention posts have received my insta-response to them.
I blame people.
Instead of posting this, why don’t you go help somebody.
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- do-over said: Yeah, but you’re a jerk and nobody listens to you anyway …. :p
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- isay said: Send them to the hunger site.
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- claviusrobinsky said: It’s always people.
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- indefensible said: Conspicuous compassion is the scourge of our age.
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- dextercolt said: I often cite Snopes. I also get unfollowed a lot. People don’t like to be shown that they’re wrong.
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