How to avoid becoming what you hate

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Throughout high school I had a hatred for anyone who made fun of my friends. I was (and to an extent, still am) very protective of them. Plus I knew what it felt like to be ridiculed for doing nothing other than just being yourself.

However, irony is at play here. They judged me and my social misfit friends, but wasn’t I doing the exact same thing to them? Wasn’t I judging their behaviour towards us…