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#2 - neocortex
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Sad but true, saw a video someone uploaded of a boy getting beaten in a crowded street.


You think anyone helped the kid? No they just stood there took pictres, filmed or ignored the situation complete to go on japping aobut it over facebook afterwards.


Problem is I don't even know what I would've done if I were there.. and thats what concerns me
#46 to #2 - infinitereaper
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(06/22/2014) [-]
I would fight, and fight really really dirty and underhanded   
I don't know what the hell is wrong with people these days   
people need help, all around you people are crying for help both inside and out   
   
and yet people wonder why the world is the way it is
I would fight, and fight really really dirty and underhanded
I don't know what the hell is wrong with people these days
people need help, all around you people are crying for help both inside and out

and yet people wonder why the world is the way it is
User avatar #12 to #2 - removekimchi
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I saw a video of a man who got his arm torn off in a serious car accident bleeding in the street while people took pictures. Not ONE person helped.
User avatar #23 to #2 - freebrainsforall
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That has absolutely nothing to do with Facebook. Its a factor of human psychology.

On what basis are you assuming causation?
User avatar #57 to #2 - EdwardNigma
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(06/22/2014) [-]
As Riggyrigs (Thats fun to say) said, bystander effect.
So, what you need to do is, always go, never assume someone else will do something.
User avatar #16 to #2 - riggyrigs
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(06/21/2014) [-]
bystander effect. more people in the street means you're less than likely to receive help from witnesses, they'll just walk past you or gather around you and wait for a person sensitive enough to help you. THE BYSTANDER EFFECT apparently you're more than likely to help someone in danger in the street if you are aware of the effect.
If you talk about it right now thinking about how you would have reacted, that means you would have probably helped him.
User avatar #43 to #16 - curtkobain
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Also, because the group is doing it, you kind of detach yourself from the situation and follow the group, Ie. riots.
#65 to #43 - twilightdusk
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It's not quite the same. The Bystander effect is more "There's 50 people here also not doing anything, so it's not my fault if I don't do anything either."
User avatar #112 to #65 - curtkobain
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Quite honestly I'd say it is both. The group is doing it so why should I single my self out and be the odd one, I'll just go with the crowd.

But yes until someone actually helps the person in trouble, people don't do ****. Have to single someone out for their help to make them actually responsible.
#100 to #65 - rollfourexplain
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**rollfourexplain rolls 2,022**

And also "Why are they not helping him? Should I not help?"
#103 to #43 - anon id: 522b245d
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(06/22/2014) [-]
That's how militaries work
#3 - vorarephilia
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(06/21/2014) [-]
like we are a step up or something? Posting funny comments for imaginary internet points is pretty damn fun personally.

Hell, even the artist is addicted to attention. i mean, why would you make a comic unless you like doing something that gets attention? Why would Marc Maron say that about facebook unless he has the burning desire to hear someone say 'that's a good point'.

there are extremely few who do not crave approval of others in some form or another. As social creatures, the desire to seek judgement from our peers is ingrained into our minds.
User avatar #6 to #3 - thegrayfox
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#10 to #6 - vorarephilia
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Years later and deus ex still has secrets i've never seen.
#101 to #6 - rollfourexplain
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(06/22/2014) [-]
**rollfourexplain rolls 1,776**

Ugh. That JCDenton HD model looks worse than the original!
User avatar #107 to #101 - thegrayfox
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Thanks for the thumbs down mate, but the conversation was the point of the video, as it's relevant to the guy I replied to. The HD mod is irrelevant.
#108 to #107 - rollfourexplain
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**rollfourexplain rolls 4,121**

Butbutbutbut www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b-bijO3uEw
Deus Ex Morpheus Conversation [1080p Widescreeeeeeeeen]

I'm sorry, the remade face and head look worse to me because they only increase clarity and not the atmosphere. Like removing fog and increasing the quality.
User avatar #31 to #3 - bjornkrage
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Hell yeah. It's a ******* evolutionary, and most definitely vital part of us to crave attention. If we didn't put any effort into finding the best possible mate, we'd have **** for genes. Our DNA would literally be strings of poo.
User avatar #47 to #3 - kingferret
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Right but he or she is trying to raise awareness so it doesn't get out of hand.
#49 to #3 - anon id: bf267e8e
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(06/22/2014) [-]
This is ******** but I won't explain why because you're probably already selfrighteous because of your likes. Have a good day.
#50 to #49 - vorarephilia
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#53 to #3 - slysixtyfourwii
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Right on brother. This whole post was 2edgy4me.
#54 to #3 - anon id: 0297f47f
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Money. Obviously. Attention for the sake of attention is weird. Attention for the sake of money is relatively normal.
User avatar #55 to #3 - epicactual
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Its a pretty difficult situation indeed, I like to think I'm an introvert, but here I am responding to your comment
User avatar #83 to #3 - luddethebunny
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yeah well he is (imo) trying to focus the attention he`s gettign towards the problem, not to make himself feel better
#4 to #3 - chigz
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(06/21/2014) [-]
You are 100% right. Every human being wants attention, one way or the other. Perhaps not consciously, but we crave approval of our peers.
#5 to #4 - vorarephilia
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it's pretty damn important for us to function as well.

some of the people who despise all human contact period are hermits. Not the internet dwelling basement hermit either. I mean the honest to god 'live in the woods alone for years' hermits and we all know they ain't exactly on the best terms with sanity.
User avatar #7 to #3 - ntobarrev
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(06/21/2014) [-]
And who ever claimed you're not right? Even Marc Maron, where did he say something that would deny your post? He didn't even write "they". He wrote "we", and even "me" at one point. It's not like he tried to put himself over everyone else.

All in all, unless I've misunderstood you, I'm not sure exactly who your comment is directed at.
User avatar #9 to #7 - vorarephilia
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He drew facebook users as heroin addicts, it's clear where the artist's perception of social media lies. and I suppose that rubbed me the wrong way, like he's sitting at a drawing tablet with an attitude of 'those poor bastards, addicted to approval of people they barely know. I can't wait until my readers see this one!'

and the first line states amazement over people using facebook and twitter. which is odd to me. if he knew how everyone seeks approval, he wouldn't compare it to seven year olds, he would likely see it more as social animals interacting so efficiently as to cause harm.

I am probably inferring a lot of things out of context, but at the very least 'the douchbags of today' implies OP things of us as different.
#22 to #9 - timelimit
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Disagreeing with a lifestyle doesn't necessarily mean not living that lifestyle.
User avatar #51 to #9 - kamikazikraut
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(06/22/2014) [-]
After reading the last few comments, I'd like to put in my two cents worth...

Maybe he just meant to point out at how much social media affects our everyday lives. Everyday lives outside of our work and hobbies. Rather than spend time with our families and children on our time off, we spend it sitting back, uploading our status', taking photos and videos of life rather than actually living it. Don't get me wrong here, it's nice to have a photo or a video of a memorable event, but sometimes you just have to live it yourself, not while looking through a computer/tv/cell screen.

Maybe he didn't literally mean everyone, but we all know at least someone who uploads a new twit every half hour, or a new pic to ig every time they sit down, and the facebook user always look for the perfect selfie.

Generalizing, we are all douchebags. I love us though.

The only thing that would make this more realistic would be that kid having a tablet or cell phone...

Thoughts?

I feel like an English teacher... The curtains were blue to illustrate the characters sadness **** you, I just like blue!
User avatar #109 to #51 - stupro
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(06/22/2014) [-]
To put it simply, people are more concerned to make their life appears better than it is to the others rather than actually making it better.
User avatar #56 to #51 - vorarephilia
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I think I could have worded mine better, but you are right. in the end we are all addicted to attention, some of us just show it more through social media. I also word things better in analogies.

It's a lot like sex, and social media is like porn. Everyone expresses their inborn sexual desires in some way, whether that be through monogamy, being a whore, or through being a pornstar. But inevitably, all three examples show sexual desire in some way.

Same thing with our society, we have those who prefer to stay with friends, the party goers, the stage preformers, and social media junkies. Again all of these examples are just expressing the inborn drive to belong in society.

So when he says : "our culture is emotionally 7 years old" i could honestly respond with 'you are just now noticing our culture is centered around people seeking approval?'

This scene from Deus ex probably explains my position better. If you haven't played the game you can still get it despite some plot development. youtu.be/1b-bijO3uEw
User avatar #102 to #9 - brutallyhonest
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(06/22/2014) [-]
you sound pathetic to be honest.


Calm down, the simply point, without over-analysis; is that we, as a culture and society in 2014, are consumed by all of it. The social media, the phones, computers, it consumes us. It restricts us ALL for truly seeing how life really is. Which is true.
#28 - puns
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(06/22/2014) [-]
here have this
#29 to #28 - puns
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(06/22/2014) [-]
and this
User avatar #30 to #29 - mephistesulfurion
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Cheers.
User avatar #13 - xspencerxxx
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(06/21/2014) [-]
TECHNOLOGY IS MAKING PEOPLE DUMB, KIDS THESE DAYS, BEING A DRUG ADDICT AND USING YOUR PHONE A LOT ARE LITERALLY THE EXACT SAME THING, LOOK HOW DEEP I AM GUYS IM SO ******* DEEP
#14 to #13 - analfooter
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Try cold turkey, suffer the first day without funnyjunk, then go online again, feel the fix you get just by coming here.
#60 to #14 - allhailshrek
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Can confirm.

I just got back from one week of no Funnyjunk whatsoever.

Goddamn, does it feel good to be back. Never thought I would be so happy to see so many puns, rape jokes, dick jokes, autism jokes and all-around faggotry.
User avatar #18 - wthree
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(06/21/2014) [-]
What a load of rubbish.

The average parent does not ignore their child (especially in public) at the expense of their gadget.

The average person is not engaged in some self-obessed twitter frenzy.

Society as a whole is not engaging in online interaction at the expensive of personal interaction.

This kind of trash is made by people who are completely absorbed in their own little Internet world, obsessing over their self worth. Consequently, they can't see out of their little bubble, and thinks the whole world is as distorted and warped as they are.
#19 to #18 - silenttortoise
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#26 to #19 - moriorinvictus
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Too bad all this technology is hindering our social skills, too bad its not like the good old days where people really communicated in public.
Oh wait...
#27 to #26 - silenttortoise
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(06/22/2014) [-]
IT'S ALL OBAMA'S FAULT!
User avatar #20 to #19 - wthree
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Yes. And I'm saying it' all a load of nonsense.
#21 to #20 - silenttortoise
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Okay, I disagree, but everyone has different views of the world and some things are just a lot more "black and white" for some people.
User avatar #110 to #18 - mrturferpop
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Usually I hate your comments.
However this one is different and I agree with you.
User avatar #113 to #110 - wthree
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I guess I'm starting to make a name for myself.
#37 - dedaluminus
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(06/22/2014) [-]
**dedaluminus rolls 42**
#40 to #37 - wrekoj
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**wrekoj rolls 85**
User avatar #58 to #40 - mcstorms
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**mcstorms rolls 81** like this u fool
#41 to #40 - wrekoj
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User avatar #67 to #37 - whattotype
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**whattotype rolls 30**
User avatar #69 to #37 - rebornstrike
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Hey dude, I'm just wondering, even though my name is blue and all, but how does one roll? **** I'm such a filthy casual.
#70 to #69 - xxangelisxx
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Rolling numbers : Type *roll 1* Works with numbers from 1 to 9.
Rolling users : Type *roll user*
Rolling pictures/gifs: Type *roll picture*
Bluetext : Type *me something* Action by your choice.
Describing user: Type *describe*user something* Mind the spaces and the symbols.
User avatar #78 to #70 - rebornstrike
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(06/22/2014) [-]
Man thanks so much dude, helped me out a lot!
#71 to #70 - roll
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i require more pylons
#72 to #71 - xxangelisxx
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Teaching people to do stuff on FJ should be YOUR job, not mine. After all, you are the roll.
Teaching people to do stuff on FJ should be YOUR job, not mine. After all, you are the roll.
#74 to #72 - roll
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its not my job
its job of mods and admin
#75 to #74 - xxangelisxx
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I'm neither of those, fgt.
I'm neither of those, fgt.
#76 to #75 - roll
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i never said it was ur job faeg
#77 to #76 - xxangelisxx
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U wanna go fgt?
U wanna go fgt?
#105 to #37 - anon id: b014c620
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**anonymous rolls 65** Fine but these are my last
#87 to #37 - mrfartypants
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User avatar #88 to #87 - dedaluminus
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Did you see comment 38?
User avatar #89 to #88 - mrfartypants
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no but i like mine better
User avatar #90 to #89 - dedaluminus
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I would imagine so. That one is customized for me, and yours can be used by anyone.
#91 to #90 - mrfartypants
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yes
yes
#38 to #37 - dedaluminus
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#62 to #38 - pawrestler
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This was funny
#8 - I Am Monkey
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Craving attention? I have no idea what you're talking about.
*Goes back to obsessively posting internet comments for imaginary points
#17 to #8 - hasinvadedyou
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*takes one of your imaginary points away*
#35 - Twigspeaker
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I'm pretty much the only one in my family without a smart phone, and as a consequence, my 4-year-old niece absolutely adores me because I pay attention to her while her aunts are on their phones and her parents are chatting with her grandparents for a million years.
I'm pretty much the only one in my family without a smart phone, and as a consequence, my 4-year-old niece absolutely adores me because I pay attention to her while her aunts are on their phones and her parents are chatting with her grandparents for a million years.
User avatar #39 to #35 - dreamcast
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I have a smart phone but I honestly don't use it like other people and check all my mail and everything else all the time. I text a few friends on it and use it for calls and games when I poop.
User avatar #52 to #35 - labree
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same, except for the four year old You need to login to view this link not a pedo like you.


im joking of course.
#1 - dashgamer
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FunnyJunk is my drug and it's cheap, too.
User avatar #24 - freebrainsforall
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(06/21/2014) [-]
Yeah lets just assume causation based on vaguely philosophical ******** quotes.

Perfectly ******* logical.

People who are using twitter for approval have psychological issues and would have sought out approval in different ways regardless.

People who ignore their children are not ignoring their children because of ******* twitter. They're doing it because their bad parents.

Theres absolutely no valid evidence that social media actually causes people to do any of these things. The fact that people use social media for it means nothing - theres a million other things they could have used.

Stop assuming that theres a relation when you have no evidence.