Recently noticed a tweet by Sarah Silverman, in which she was replying to someone who told her to kill herself. Honestly, in this day and age, telling people to off themselves should be something we’ve already moved past as a society like colored water fountains and women not being able to vote, but this girl is apparently choosing to “bring it back”.
It really bummed me out. Knowing people who have offed themselves, it really sucks when someone decides the only option is to take themselves out of this world.
Then, like a fool, I decided to check her page and see if there was at least something redeeming about this person and what I saw was a list of her going around telling people to kill themselves. For example…
What started as me noticing an insult towards someone turned into me reading the Twitter manifesto of some sociopath telling people to kill themselves. It was awful.
And it’s not just her, there’s other people that are still doing it. Is it because the Twitter character amount won’t let them come up with a clever way to engage in conversation? Or their brains.
Either way, I’m really sad to see that this disturbing trend still exists.
Remember, never let something like this get to you. Honestly, these are the last words of a dying breed and you’re better than to let insults like this weigh you down. Like they say, “it gets better.”
UPDATE: Apparently Twitter takes the reporting of people who try to convince people to kill themselves very seriously. After several emails back and forth, we got this: