People Punished For Being Decent

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“PROUDLY PUNKING MODS & TROLLS ”

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#1 Oct 19, 2013
Why are people being punished for their decency, for doing the right thing? There is story after story out there where people did something to help, protect, or to look out for others yet they were ultimately targeted and persecuted in some manner for their good endeavors. Just this past week a Michigan Wal-Mart employee was fired after he witnessed a woman being assaulted and got involved in the melee to assist her (he has since had his job offered back to him) or another recent incident where a High School Senior went and picked up drunken friends at a party (she was NOT attending herself) acting as their Designated Driver basically. She was demoted from captain of the volleyball team and told she would be suspended from playing for five games as the punishment for her violation of the school's Zero Tolerance policy towards alcohol.

Just what the hell is taking place in The United States anymore? Criminals are coddled by a System that seems more sympathetic to their "rights" than they do for the Justice of the victims. Politicians or CEOs commit white collar crime that steals millions of dollars and they're given a minor little slap on the wrist and sent on their way to re-offend. Then you have decent people that are trying to "do the right thing" in a world increasingly devoid of such mindful, unselfish people like them and what happens? They are identified, targeted, harassed, or prosecuted somehow for daring to do what is right in a world more and more geared to promoting or encouraging selfish criminality or apathy for others plights.

This is just more of the same insanity that is permeating our society anymore: The exaltation and praise of the negative, immoral, anti-social, or deviant where it is held up and presented as something worthy of admiration. Meanwhile, the moral, decent, positive things people do is frowned upon, looked down upon, and attempts are made to discourage such. It's a truly inverted, topsy turvy, inside out world anymore, that's for sure.

http://www.examiner.com/article/walmart-worke...

Fox News Is A Joke

Pikeville, KY

#2 Oct 19, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
Why are people being punished for their decency, for doing the right thing? There is story after story out there where people did something to help, protect, or to look out for others yet they were ultimately targeted and persecuted in some manner for their good endeavors. Just this past week a Michigan Wal-Mart employee was fired after he witnessed a woman being assaulted and got involved in the melee to assist her (he has since had his job offered back to him) or another recent incident where a High School Senior went and picked up drunken friends at a party (she was NOT attending herself) acting as their Designated Driver basically. She was demoted from captain of the volleyball team and told she would be suspended from playing for five games as the punishment for her violation of the school's Zero Tolerance policy towards alcohol.
Just what the hell is taking place in The United States anymore? Criminals are coddled by a System that seems more sympathetic to their "rights" than they do for the Justice of the victims. Politicians or CEOs commit white collar crime that steals millions of dollars and they're given a minor little slap on the wrist and sent on their way to re-offend. Then you have decent people that are trying to "do the right thing" in a world increasingly devoid of such mindful, unselfish people like them and what happens? They are identified, targeted, harassed, or prosecuted somehow for daring to do what is right in a world more and more geared to promoting or encouraging selfish criminality or apathy for others plights.
This is just more of the same insanity that is permeating our society anymore: The exaltation and praise of the negative, immoral, anti-social, or deviant where it is held up and presented as something worthy of admiration. Meanwhile, the moral, decent, positive things people do is frowned upon, looked down upon, and attempts are made to discourage such. It's a truly inverted, topsy turvy, inside out world anymore, that's for sure.
http://www.examiner.com/article/walmart-worke...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =Mc7IemNKtW0XX
Are you mad because your Church has a zero tolerance Policy towards stupidity?

“PROUDLY PUNKING MODS & TROLLS ”

Since: May 13

FOR 1/2 A DECADE!!!

#5 Oct 19, 2013
Fox News Is A Joke wrote:
<quoted text>Are you mad because your Church has a zero tolerance Policy towards stupidity?
And what Church is that, chump? I am guided by "the Church within", one that exalts morality, decency, and righteous accountability for all that one does or says. This Church promotes the recognition of true Right and Wrong and that recognition can only be gained by the acknowledgement and acceptance of the reality that God exists and only an enlightened few will ever fathom that fact. Meanwhile useless, deviant POS like yourself offend their ways through life yet never make any type of actual contribution let alone positive impact for you are an insect, a rodent-like vermin and filthy depravity
permeates your entire being. You are a blight that merely is and then shall not be and no one
shall care either way.
CMN

Williamsburg, VA

#6 Oct 19, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
Why are people being punished for their decency, for doing the right thing? There is story after story out there where people did something to help, protect, or to look out for others yet they were ultimately targeted and persecuted in some manner for their good endeavors. Just this past week a Michigan Wal-Mart employee was fired after he witnessed a woman being assaulted and got involved in the melee to assist her (he has since had his job offered back to him) or another recent incident where a High School Senior went and picked up drunken friends at a party (she was NOT attending herself) acting as their Designated Driver basically. She was demoted from captain of the volleyball team and told she would be suspended from playing for five games as the punishment for her violation of the school's Zero Tolerance policy towards alcohol.
Just what the hell is taking place in The United States anymore? Criminals are coddled by a System that seems more sympathetic to their "rights" than they do for the Justice of the victims. Politicians or CEOs commit white collar crime that steals millions of dollars and they're given a minor little slap on the wrist and sent on their way to re-offend. Then you have decent people that are trying to "do the right thing" in a world increasingly devoid of such mindful, unselfish people like them and what happens? They are identified, targeted, harassed, or prosecuted somehow for daring to do what is right in a world more and more geared to promoting or encouraging selfish criminality or apathy for others plights.
This is just more of the same insanity that is permeating our society anymore: The exaltation and praise of the negative, immoral, anti-social, or deviant where it is held up and presented as something worthy of admiration. Meanwhile, the moral, decent, positive things people do is frowned upon, looked down upon, and attempts are made to discourage such. It's a truly inverted, topsy turvy, inside out world anymore, that's for sure.
http://www.examiner.com/article/walmart-worke...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =Mc7IemNKtW0XX
Well said, Riot. These are examples of political correctness and baseless rules run amok.

“PROUDLY PUNKING MODS & TROLLS ”

Since: May 13

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#7 Oct 19, 2013
CMN wrote:
<quoted text>
Well said, Riot. These are examples of political correctness and baseless rules run amok.
While I fully agree that an air of Ultras-Political Correctness to a point of utter absurdity is the root cause of many of these idiotic incidents, I also think that people in general are becoming more stupid on a minute by minute basis anymore..not everyone of course but many are. These are incidents that common sense alone should dictate and govern over yet a total LACK of common sense affects them ultimately. In both events I mentioned the people did what common sense and decency alone determined they (or anyone else for that matter) SHOULD do yet after doing the "right thing" they were penalized and punished for it, a seemingly organized effort was made to inflict a hardship upon them for doing that "right thing". The fact that such resulted goes to show just how moronic and utterly imbecilic many people have become.
Fox News Is A Joke

Pikeville, KY

#8 Oct 20, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
<quoted text>
While I fully agree that an air of Ultras-Political Correctness to a point of utter absurdity is the root cause of many of these idiotic incidents, I also think that people in general are becoming more stupid on a minute by minute basis anymore..not everyone of course but many are. These are incidents that common sense alone should dictate and govern over yet a total LACK of common sense affects them ultimately. In both events I mentioned the people did what common sense and decency alone determined they (or anyone else for that matter) SHOULD do yet after doing the "right thing" they were penalized and punished for it, a seemingly organized effort was made to inflict a hardship upon them for doing that "right thing". The fact that such resulted goes to show just how moronic and utterly imbecilic many people have become.
Yes you have.

“PROUDLY PUNKING MODS & TROLLS ”

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#9 Oct 26, 2013
The need for decent, morally-centered people to stand their ground and do the "right" thing is a need that's continually an open wound that rarely heals. More and more people allow themselves to be intimidated or even threatened to where they withdraw and try not to act upon their conscience because they fear the backlash that usually ensues. That backlash is driven by people without redeeming qualities, ones that are usually without any really admirable traits themselves so they do all they can to demonize or silence the
people that act in a decent manner, a manner that exemplifies what good character and empathy, compassion for others actually is. Those good traits are exemplary in highlighting the shamefully humiliating character flaws that most people exhibit.

“lmao I'm a flamer”

Since: Nov 10

Point Pleasant, WV

#10 Oct 26, 2013
Good people, or Christians, have been persecuted since the dawn of time. But good always triumphs evil. It's there to test faith.
lol

Pikeville, KY

#11 Oct 27, 2013
road_rage wrote:
Good people, or Christians, have been persecuted since the dawn of time. But good always triumphs evil. It's there to test faith.
so in order to be a good person one has to be christian? or do they have to be your particular sect of christian? cuz im pretty sure alot of christians are far from good ppl. and i kow lots of atheist humanitarians that are good ppl by the rules i live by.
Fox News Is A Joke

Pikeville, KY

#12 Oct 27, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
<quoted text>
And what Church is that, chump? I am guided by "the Church within", one that exalts morality, decency, and righteous accountability for all that one does or says. This Church promotes the recognition of true Right and Wrong and that recognition can only be gained by the acknowledgement and acceptance of the reality that God exists and only an enlightened few will ever fathom that fact. Meanwhile useless, deviant POS like yourself offend their ways through life yet never make any type of actual contribution let alone positive impact for you are an insect, a rodent-like vermin and filthy depravity
permeates your entire being. You are a blight that merely is and then shall not be and no one
shall care either way.
The Church within you sure is a big one.

Lmfao
Fox News Is A Joke

Pikeville, KY

#13 Oct 27, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
The need for decent, morally-centered people to stand their ground and do the "right" thing is a need that's continually an open wound that rarely heals. More and more people allow themselves to be intimidated or even threatened to where they withdraw and try not to act upon their conscience because they fear the backlash that usually ensues. That backlash is driven by people without redeeming qualities, ones that are usually without any really admirable traits themselves so they do all they can to demonize or silence the
people that act in a decent manner, a manner that exemplifies what good character and empathy, compassion for others actually is. Those good traits are exemplary in highlighting the shamefully humiliating character flaws that most people exhibit.
So you should stop demonizing the people that act in a decent manner.

“lmao I'm a flamer”

Since: Nov 10

Point Pleasant, WV

#14 Oct 27, 2013
lol wrote:
<quoted text>so in order to be a good person one has to be christian? or do they have to be your particular sect of christian? cuz im pretty sure alot of christians are far from good ppl. and i kow lots of atheist humanitarians that are good ppl by the rules i live by.
I wasn't meaning all Christians are good people. And I was referring to history as Christians. Those good Christians, and good people in general are the targets. My point was, you do good, and all you get is cast out. And it's nothing new. Jesus died because of unbelievers. He did good, but he died because of it. It is a test.
lol

Pikeville, KY

#15 Oct 27, 2013
road_rage wrote:
<quoted text>
I wasn't meaning all Christians are good people. And I was referring to history as Christians. Those good Christians, and good people in general are the targets. My point was, you do good, and all you get is cast out. And it's nothing new. Jesus died because of unbelievers. He did good, but he died because of it. It is a test.
i think u are right to some degree. good ppl do have bad things happen to them just like anyone else. i dont think they are targeted just becuz they are good tho. in the case of religion it has always been that if u are in a religion you are ridiculed and cast out by the ppl that dont agree with u. me being an atheist would know first hand just how fast a belief can get u cast out...lol but in turn i do volunteer all i can as well as go out of my way to help anyone in need if i can.
rofl

Georgetown, KY

#16 Oct 27, 2013
Fox News Is A Joke wrote:
<quoted text>The Church within you sure is a big one.
Lmfao
agreed! patriots idea of jesus is opening the mailbox to collect his ssi check..
rofl

Georgetown, KY

#17 Oct 27, 2013
road_rage wrote:
<quoted text>
I wasn't meaning all Christians are good people. And I was referring to history as Christians. Those good Christians, and good people in general are the targets. My point was, you do good, and all you get is cast out. And it's nothing new. Jesus died because of unbelievers. He did good, but he died because of it. It is a test.
I seem to be a bit confused here...are you comparing yourself to Christ?

“PROUDLY PUNKING MODS & TROLLS ”

Since: May 13

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#18 Oct 27, 2013
road_rage wrote:
<quoted text>
I wasn't meaning all Christians are good people. And I was referring to history as Christians. Those good Christians, and good people in general are the targets. My point was, you do good, and all you get is cast out. And it's nothing new. Jesus died because of unbelievers. He did good, but he died because of it. It is a test.
While I agree with the fact that it basically takes Evil to appreciate what is Good, I don't know that Jesus actually died (was killed?) due to unbelief. Sure, many people did not believe that He was/is who He actually was/is but ultimately there was a much larger, greater plan and scope of things really going on (i.e. The Plan of Salvation) and disbelief does not really affect that one way or the other.

On the other hand, I find it terribly amusing that several jackasses present here are the
exact type of evil-doing cretins we are highlighting yet they're ignorantly unaware to their
roles. The fact they're so involved in this thread yet remain blissfully naive to their part
is something I derive great amusement and entertainment from, LMAO!

“lmao I'm a flamer”

Since: Nov 10

Point Pleasant, WV

#19 Oct 27, 2013
PAT RlOT wrote:
<quoted text>While I agree with the fact that it basically takes Evil to appreciate what is Good, I don't know that Jesus actually died (was killed?) due to unbelief. Sure, many people did not believe that He was/is who He actually was/is but ultimately there was a much larger, greater plan and scope of things really going on (i.e. The Plan of Salvation) and disbelief does not really affect that one way or the other.

On the other hand, I find it terribly amusing that several jackasses present here are the
exact type of evil-doing cretins we are highlighting yet they're ignorantly unaware to their
roles. The fact they're so involved in this thread yet remain blissfully naive to their part
is something I derive great amusement and entertainment from, LMAO!
I think so too. His purpose was fullfilled, and played out the way it should have been, according to Gods will. I'll be the first to admit, that there is a lot about then that I don't understand. But maybe it's too high above us to understand. I'll never forget Sunday school as a child. The teacher said that god always was and always will be. Something that I couldn't grasp. Everything we know has a beginning and an end. God has always been in existence...and it's beyond our realm of understanding. I hope that I haven't gone too far off topic..basically, there is a purpose for everything. He died to save us from sin..an access to God. And I believe that the good is tested in some way. If your religious, it tests your faith. If your non religious, it shows that you can't have good without evil.
nine tonight

Elkhorn City, KY

#20 Oct 27, 2013
Why do most discussions on topix take a turn toward religion?
Is this a regional thing?
We all have some good and some bad in us.
We might see someone being bullied or hurt and think how can those people be so cruel, and then, at some point in our lives, we might find ourselves mistreating someone.
I dont know what makes us that way.
Overall, I think its best to take a minute to think things thru before you speak, or hurl accusations or angry words.
I think we should at least try to be kind and decent to others.
But I am not going the route of it having to do with Christianity.
I dont need a book or the words written inside it to make me understand that I should try to treat others in a decent respectful manner.
lol

Pikeville, KY

#21 Oct 27, 2013
nine tonight wrote:
Why do most discussions on topix take a turn toward religion?
Is this a regional thing?
We all have some good and some bad in us.
We might see someone being bullied or hurt and think how can those people be so cruel, and then, at some point in our lives, we might find ourselves mistreating someone.
I dont know what makes us that way.
Overall, I think its best to take a minute to think things thru before you speak, or hurl accusations or angry words.
I think we should at least try to be kind and decent to others.
But I am not going the route of it having to do with Christianity.
I dont need a book or the words written inside it to make me understand that I should try to treat others in a decent respectful manner.
i agree 100% but u have certain religious ppl that will always say if good is involved its becuz of their particular savior and if its not good in their opinion its becuz of the devil...lol they cant grasp the idea that atheist would actually give a helpin hand or volunteer becuz as they describe us...haters of god that know he is there but deny it just so we can live happily in our sin...lmao but when u look up the worst ppl u will find a good part of them claimed to be christian but as we all know they werent true christians, just cuz they went to church, gave to the offering and prayed to the god every day another person can say that they arent true christians. it is one of the most funny but sad parts of humanity. maybe one day we can progress the sky daddy fairy tales and get on with peace and happiness on earth. take away religion and most wars would never even begin to be considered.
nine tonight

Elkhorn City, KY

#22 Oct 27, 2013
Well I will agree with you on this point, most maniacal killers who killed by leadership, such as Hitler, and Jim Jones, and others, did so by using religious fear to control the masses.

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