To the People Who Take Videos of Disturbing Things

You make me lose faith in humanity

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I love that Facebook now blacks out disturbing videos and you have to click to uncover it (or something like that). But at least they warn you it’s disturbing.

Thank you Facebook.

However, such is not always the case and Facebook misses the odd one. And every now and then a friend will post said disturbing video. And like the curious cat I am, I click play.

And then I am absolutely horrified followed by being ashamed of myself for using up 3 minutes of my life watching this disgusting video. I usually try to hang on to the end in hopes that there is some text saying ‘this person has been caught and went to jail’.

Well that never happens.

To the douchebag who posted the last video

So the other day, scrolling mindlessly, another one of these videos came up. Someone from inside a house, behind a window and a curtain was filming some lady just outside in a courtyard, beating her very small and young daughter. The child may have been 4 or 5 years old.


I’m not going into detail about it. It’s disturbing. ‘nuff said.

I was hoping the video was going to show someone jumping in and stopping this animal from what she was doing to this little girl, but….nope.

I was hoping the person doing the video was going to go out, still with the video rolling, and stop this woman, but…nope.

So this douchebag, instead of actually going to stop this monster from beating this little girl and being a ‘helpful person’ just stayed in his/her house like the coward they were and filmed a 4 year old girl get beaten.

…and did nothing to stop it.

THIS is the kind of bullshit that makes me lose my faith in humanity. It’s not just the lady who was doing the beating but the asshole who sat in the background and did nothing but make a video and then post the fucking thing for the whole world to see.

I hope you’re proud of yourself. Not sure how you sleep at nite though. How on earth you can stand by and watch this kind of torture and do nothing about it is beyond me.

What’s wrong with people these days? Why are we not being more proactive to stop these kinds of things? Why are we just sitting on the sidelines with our fucking cell phones and filming it?

Why? I don’t get it.

Do we still honestly have that ‘it’s not my business’ mentality? I have a news flash for you.

Abuse is your fucking business!! It’s everybody’s business to stop abuse. Oh wait, I get it, you don’t want to ‘get involved’. Right.

So instead you stand by and watch a poor helpless child of 4 years old get beaten and that’s totally ok.

You, my friend, are a douchebag. Period.

Put your fucking phone down!

Another video I saw recently was about a big dog on a leash being held by his owner, mauling a small dog to death.

And…you guessed it. Nobody did anything to stop it, not even the dog’s owner.


Faith in humanity…………………gone.

Can you all just please put your fucking phones down and go help!? Please! What’s wrong with people?

Oh wait, I get it, it’s so awesome to go show off to your friends the cool video you took of someone beating someone. “Hey check out this video I just made. Pretty sick right?”

The only thing sick is you. Wanna know what might make a better story for your friends? “Hey I saw some fat fucking bitch beating her kid so I jumped in and kicked her ass and saved the poor child from getting beat even more. Man you should have seen the look on that fat cow’s face!!!”

Doesn’t that sound like a better story to tell your friends? You may even gain some respect and admiration for that one! Imagine that.

But no, it’s just way cooler to sit in the sidelines filming it. I hope that young girl doesn’t die the next time her mother lays a beating on her.

So to you, the person who hid in the back filming it, and did nothing to save this poor young innocent child…

You’re an asshole and I hope you burn in hell.

xo iva xo

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