1: the state or fact of being subjected to hatred and contempt as a result of a despicable act or blameworthy circumstance
2: hatred and condemnation accompanied by loathing or contempt : detestation
3: disrepute or infamy attached to something : opprobrium
Origin of ODIUM
Latin, hatred, from odisse to hate; akin to Old English atol terrible, Greek odyssasthai to be angry
First Known Use: 1602
A hatred or distrust of humankind
First Known Use: 1625
If you haven't caught on by now, you never will.
If I relay contextual relevancy, it's for your benefit.
If you choose not to listen, that's your business, but more importantly, that's not my problem.
If you think that I'm going to change, I already have. It's not that I haven't, it's that you're uncomfortable with your perception of who you think I should be.
Hope, while distinguishable, can be extinguished. First, and foremost, I believe in myself. I don't need anyone to do this for me, as I'm quite capable of handling that part on my own.
In the 60's, the term "they" would get you a steady dose of thorazine. To the uneducated, "they" is simply a substitution for the term "anyone who is not myself".
"You" is no more of a strawman term than the complete removal and absence of a first-person identifier. Oh, look at that, I paid attention in 5th grade English class.
If you think you're prepared to know me, you'd better pray to God you can swim.
Also, I'm the asshole I warned you about.