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Old 07-29-2015, 05:53 PM
 
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Is there a cure for misanthropy?
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Old 07-29-2015, 06:02 PM
 
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Perhaps the right Mr. Anthropy?
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Old 07-29-2015, 06:21 PM
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Is there a cure for misanthropy?
Stop watching Fox "News"
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Old 07-29-2015, 06:45 PM
 
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The general treatment (in an older person) is to ignore it, and restrain it if it becomes violent.

In a child, however, therapy should be pursued.
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Old 07-29-2015, 07:36 PM
 
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Quips and jokes aside for a moment, misanthropy is not a personality disorder or disease. It is an unfortunately acquired attitude. Ebenizer Scrooge, the character in Dicken's 'Christmas Carol' comes to mind. And like Scrooge in that tale, events can occur, yes, that can completely restore a person's faith, love and spirit. I have seen it happen. It happens all the time.
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Old 07-29-2015, 07:54 PM
 
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Stop watching Fox "News"
HAHAHAHAHA!

Yes, there's a cure--get a dog (don't get a cat, it'll only make it worse--jk!)
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:25 PM
 
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It probably varies among misanthropists. Everyone is not the same. Misanthropy is not a disease or mental defect. It doesn't require a cure.

I do think misanthropists are probably miserable though.
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:27 PM
 
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Not a disease.

It may not make you especially pleasant, but it's not a disease. It's just a choice/result of various personality traits.
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Old 07-31-2015, 08:10 AM
 
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It probably varies among misanthropists. Everyone is not the same. Misanthropy is not a disease or mental defect. It doesn't require a cure.

I do think misanthropists are probably miserable though.
I don't think I'm miserable. I'm actually quite happy with my life...as long as I don't have to deal with a_$$-holes which I think is pretty much 80% of the population.
Things are great when I'm with my close circle of friends and or family.
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:26 AM
 
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People who work in jobs where they often see the worst side of their fellow man will tend to (understandably) develop a very dim view of humanity. I see it all the time and I'll be honest with you, I'm pretty jaded with people. It is astoundingly difficult to bring back the hopeful naivety many of us started with. There are a lot of really terrible people out there, and life experiences has led to many once kind and open-minded joyfuls to become mysanthropists.
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