30 Blatantly Obvious Things That People Choose To Ignore
A Reddit user recently asked people to share things that are obviously true but that people still choose to ignore. The examples given include situations where someone is a bad friend or partner, but the person chooses to overlook it because they enjoy spending time with them. Or when people tend to ignore the negative effects of alcohol and excessive phone use on their health and well-being. Scroll below to read a more in-depth collection of opinions shared by folks on the platform.
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#1 There is no super secret cabal of shadow brokers manipulating things to go their way, it’s the super rich doing it very publically right in front of everyone with impunity
#2 A C-section is a MAJOR surgery and some ppl want them right back at work or doing all the housework ?♀️
#3 That Brexit was f*****g stupid
#4 Trickle down economics doesn’t work
#5 People are being easily manipulated by the Faux Outrage Machine.
#6 The system works for those for whom it was made to benefit.
#7 Mental illness is an *illness*
#8 Social media is poisoning our children’s brains, as well as many adults.
#9 That most religions are scams designed to sucker money from people by preying on their fears and insecurities.
#10 Narcissistic abuse. People really don’t believe victims most the time. I hope to bring awareness to it.
#11 Amazon is actually terrible. It’s full of cheap junk and counterfeit items. There is no reason for Bezos to hoard so much wealth.
#12 Our phones are robbing us of our attention and ability to enjoy life
#13 Giving billionaires tax breaks isn’t helping regular working people at all.
#14 In America, we could have better. We could have healthcare and infrastructure and utilities and innovation *unrivaled* in the world, but we just… won’t let ourselves have it.
#15 Planned obsolescence.
#16 Government subsidies contribute to big oil profits. They are turning in $4-5 billion profits per quarter but still get government handouts. WTF?
#17 The world is round
#18 No legitimate business makes you pay money to work for that business. So many people in an MLM do not understand this, but yet shell over hundreds to thousands every month to maintain their “platinum XL Diamond-coated/Bleached A*****e” tier of their membership to Herbalife or whatever they belong to as an MLM. (I live with someone in my graduate school who drank the Herbalife Kool-Aid…)
#19 Politicians do not give a F**K about you.
#20 Corporations control America, not the parties.
#21 That paying attention to your smartphone while driving can lead to deadly consequences.
#22 If no one gets paid enough money no one can afford to buy things. If no one buys things they won’t make as much and then people lose jobs. Companies are all about under paying and over profit, but those same employees are the ones that are paying their bills…. If your employees cant afford your products you have a problem.
#23 Rubbing scents on your skin will not cure cancer or any other disease. There is some evidence that lemon oil has anti viral properties because lemons do and the menthol from peppermint oil can help alleviate headaches….but swallowing essential oils or rubbing them on your feet is not effective 99.99% of the time.
#24 That everyone is the main character of their own story happening simultaneously with everyone else’s storyline
#25 Climate change is real, it is happening , and is an existential threat to future generations. The climate change denial is being funded by the fossil fuel industry.
#26 History does indeed repeat itself
#27 The rent is too damn high.
#28 Tiktok is chinese spyware
#29 A grown child going No Contact with their parent means that their parent must have done something to break the innate trust a child has toward their parent. It’s the child who needs understanding in this situation, not the parent.
Children are “programmed” to love their parents, it’s what ensures their survival etc. That love is deep and doesn’t go away just because a parent was a little mean once. It requires consistent betrayal of the childs trust, abuse/neglect/etc.
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