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By 'creep' / Monday 22 April 2013 05:01 / United States - Littleton
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By  appelflap  |  22

If he complains about no one caring about him, and someone actually is nice for once, and he responds like this? That's just absurd. I've seen it before,old people who turn bitter because they are lonely. When they finally find a conversationpartner they are rude and grumpy, and even surprised no one ever visits them anymore.

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By  appelflap  |  22

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  appelflap  |  22

If he complains about no one caring about him, and someone actually is nice for once, and he responds like this? That's just absurd. I've seen it before,old people who turn bitter because they are lonely. When they finally find a conversationpartner they are rude and grumpy, and even surprised no one ever visits them anymore.

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You would be grumpy too if you were treated like a lot of elderly people are. Most are put into a home by their families. Little to no visits. Not allowed to do anything on their own. Depressed. You go through that and tell me how happy you would act.

By  mildredpierce  |  12

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  Sandman366  |  6

So you're saying that nobody should have friends? Everyone's a stranger until you get to know them. Mugging them is hardly a way to make friends, chatting and being nice is usually preferred.

By  DaLiquer  |  20

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  Carmstro  |  13

28, me too. I care about everyone. That's different from saying "I love you" to strangers. But why do people save random people every once in a while? Why do people volunteer at places or donate money or buy homeless people food or smile at strangers or get sad over the misfortune of those they have never met? Because they care.

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  EvilUndead  |  9

47, "Because they care.". "Good" things can be done due to selfish or malicious reason. For example: "But why do people save random people every once in a while?" 1. "duty to rescue" 2. To massage their ego and feel "better" than everybody else. 3. To maintain impression of a "good" person 4. Because they're religious and are afraid of hell. 5. Because dealing with aftermatch if person won't be saved will be much more bothersome (police questioning, corpse removal, etc).

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28- I think your boyfriend is right. In fact, I don't understand how you could possibly care about some random person you've just met. Perhaps that's just me. I always suspect that most people who say good things about random people, or act as if they even slightly matter to them, are lying, or at best doing it out of politeness. If they do, in fact, sincerely believe what they say, then they are incredibly naive.

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