Is it a comma splice. I feel like the sentence has a sort of repetition to it, so a comma could be used. I don't know. It is like saying "I don't like to read, I don't like to write, and I just don't like English as a whole".

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    It's a comma splice. But in modern english, it's not a big problem though. – user178049 Dec 2 '16 at 0:59
  • Since the sentences are short, it's OK to use a comma there. However, because there's a contrast between the sentences, I'd opt for a semi-colon. – user3395 Dec 2 '16 at 0:59

Comma splices are stylistic errors only when the clauses are long. Two short clauses such as you have can be joined by commas without any problem.

Strunk & White notes that splices are sometimes acceptable when the clauses are short and alike in form, such as:

The gate swung apart, the bridge fell, the portcullis was drawn up.

The famous sentence I came, I saw, I conquered falls into the same category.

It would be beneficial to note that the criteria "short" and "alike in form" are met in your example.

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