A lot of people inherently believe that they are better than others. If someone is different from them in a way that they find morally wrong then they feel it is their duty to let that person know how they feel because they feel as though being more harsh will cause the person to change.
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April 21st, 2015 8:42pm
People may think like that for a variety of reasons. Some reasons could include: They treat other people badly to make themselves feel better, they feel insecure about themselves, or they may think they are better than other people which is not true. All people are equal and are to be treated with respect. People should treat each other how they would want to be treated.
Mainly because of social/cultural prejudice, combined with intolerance and a closed mind. It's harmful, but hate makes their own lives miserable, it doesn't have to do the same to us. The LGBT community and all the inclusive, supportive people out there should join together and reach out to each other, making sure that no one is alone. And it's also up to us to spread awareness of the LGBT reality, in order to reduce the impact of close-minded mentalities, breaking the cycle of prejudice and discrimination. It's already happening, society is already changing, though not as fast as we would hope. It's up to us to make it work.
Often times, these people who treat other's poorly do so because whatever they hate is something that conflicts with their own feelings or opinions. Hate comes from lack of understanding and sometimes lack of maturity to understand. People have their opinions and when something conflicts with that opinion, the first reaction is to disregard it as false instead of open your mind to a new concept.
Sometimes you just to accept that some people are jerks or ignorant, arrogant, etc. It could be from an influence like wrong choice of friends or parents or just from personality from birth. Some do learn from their mistakes and decide to become a better person while other still continue to be themselves. Sometimes you can help them learn or fix their personality but sometimes you just have to deal with them. I think dealing with them can really help you become a stronger person and so you shouldn't think of them as bad( well not entirely), just think of them as "mean people who are secretly trying to help you but not"
They lack empathy for other people, other more difficult situations.
They may never learn it, never gain it, and that is something to be pitied.
Unfortunately, a large number of those people are the ones in power and really have no business being there.