There are internet memes for just about everything these days, and one of the most popular is “Faith in Humanity Restored”. It’s basically an expression indicating an event or good deed has improved one’s opinion of human beings. The phrase can be seen as the antithesis of I don’t want to live on this planet anymore. Where did this meme first begin? On October 3rd, 2000, a post titled “Nice Things That Restore my Faith in Humanity” was submitted to the writing database Everything2 by user Nailbunny, which featured a short story about a heartfelt phone call from a close friend. Continue reading for more.