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The 5 Whys
YJ01
beeswaxing
Let's play a simple game...



My technical husband played this game with me.

Problem: You keep getting attacked in fandom.

1. Why?
Because i'm an easy target.

2. Why?
Because i'm "everywhere" thanks to my writing and I have a personality that can cause people to hate my guts.

3. Why?
Because my stories are well-known somehow, and it's actually pretty easy to dislike me.

4. Why?
Because they don't think I deserve to be "popular" and hate that I am.

5. Why?
How the fuck would I know? I'm not the moron(s) being stupid about fanfiction.

My husband face-palmed.

Conclusion: So basically, according to me, I keep getting attacked because people are morons... And I realised that i'm dismissive as hell and it practically oozes out of my pores at times and probably should dial it back OTL



I played this game with atriums too.
Problem: I keep getting attacked in fandom.

1. Why?
It would seem that people are jealous to the point of irrationality.

2. Why?
Perhaps you've got something they've always yearned for, whether it be happiness, writing talent, a lucrative career, so on and so forth.

3. Why?
Because you worked hard for what you have, and maybe they've been working hard too -- striving -- but somehow they've yet to earn the things you have.

4. Why?
A sense of entitlement.

5. Why?
Avarice, envy, wrath, lust, acedia -- five of the seven "deadly sins" that I personally believe are all just nothing more than the basics of humanity.

One of my favorite lyrics is the line "Sorrow made you" from the song The Invisible Wall by the GazettE, a Japanese band. And it's true -- because if you do not know sorrow (if you do not know the seven "deadly sins", not just sorrow) then you would not know and appreciate things like love and happiness and be able to appreciate them.

It goes along with the fact that it's okay to not like something. It's okay to lust, it's okay to envy -- but when they start coming together in a melting pot it just makes hatred. And that's not okay.

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Conclusion: April is far more eloquent than me and all this hate is just an aspect of human nature which I can actually subscribe to. What I can't is understanding why people feel the need to expend all this energy on hating someone they don't even know.




Now how about you play it too?

I hate Beeswaxing/Nikki.
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?

And maybe you'll discover something about yourself.




It's all about the game and how you play it.
All about control and if you can take it.
All about your debt and if you can pay it.
It's all about pain and who's gonna make it.


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Bravo my dear! Simply put & yet so clearly stating the problem.
Hopefully the haters will actually think about it & realize how foolishly & inefficiently they have used their energy and time to hate someone. It might not change them now, but hopefully it will actually plant a seed to something good in the future. What people don't realize is that people rarely thinks before they act (they think they know but they don't practice it). What is worst about it is that they don't realize you can't take back the words that you have used to hurt another.

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