Selfishness stories, books, poems, and more

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The Booksie Classic House

The workplace has become a no-holds-barred Colosseum devoid of compassion. Everybody wants to climb the career ladder. Tired of being a pen-pusher, we crave something to jar us from our fossilizing stasis - even though it might mean defenestrating our own human nature backwards through a window and watching the… Read More
Forgiveness is lacking in today's modern society. People crave respect and forgiveness, but they seldom see the need to forgive others. It's a sign of selfishness. The inability to forgive creates a negative environment that eventually leads to destruction. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 10, 2019

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Self-loathing extracted upon beauty. Read More

Poem / Humor

March 25, 2019

All I care about is I Read More

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It's a story of four brothers.They were enemies of each other.At the end no-one get anything. Read More

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Poem / Poetry

December 28, 2016

Tags: selfishness

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This is a story about a couple, a painter, an unsuspecting victim and how two women pull the wool over the eyes of their significant others and have the last laugh. Read More

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Sometimes I just don't want to be....good. Read More
The tortoise tries to get all the wisdom on earth for himself alone. Read More
What are we looking for in a real friend and are we loyal to our own standards? Read More
What are we looking for in a real friend and are we loyal to our own standards? Read More
Humanity seems to be on the decline heading towards destruction with a real decline in values and ethics. Within the world today, morals and ethics are on a decline and we have started weighing life in terms of materialism. Due to selfishness and compassion in societies, humanity is waning giving… Read More

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Two paths of choice one will find, all the answers of the mind. Read More
What goes through the mind of someone stuck between hurting someone they care about or living in a depressive state. Read More

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A Reflection on Socrates “Apology” Read More
Amanda’s not good at sharing and not very nice to her friend, Ellie. But with the help of a baby doll, a stuffed teddy bear, and a forgiving guest, one little girl finds out what it really means to be a friend. Read More
A rhyming, fiddle-playing bear stars in this unusual allegory. Read More
Fall always makes me feel more mortal and older than other times of year. I guess if I lived in a more moderate climate with very little change between seasons, I would not feel fall and winter so hard. Just thinking about my kids. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 09, 2013

Something I wrote that I'd like to consider 'poetry' It's about pain, love, loss and hate. Hope you enjoy what you read. Feedback always appreciated. Read More
A world were legal genocide and homocide stop life from coming into this world (abortion) Read More
Nothing lasts forever. But for me, it fits with depression. Born alone, live alone and die alone .............. Read More
Discussion of man's self centered nature inherited from Adam. Read More
Please read, and pay attention, i did not write this, i found it and thought it needed to be shared, the reason i put the genre as Other, is because there is no option for Truth, or anything, :'3 hope you like it :)i only made a few adjustments here… Read More
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