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I Admire Intellectuals

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    Who Are The Moderns?

    Are there any modern intellectuals? Or has our post-modern world taken over, rendering everything through lenses of celebrity and consumerism? Is it now fuddy duddy to give synaptic energy to thinking, to reading, to logically pondering, to developing thoughtful arguments in...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    It Just Came Nurturally

    From the time I was 16 or so, even though I detested high school and suffered terribly at the hands of peers, teachers and family, I knew my future lay in some kind of mathematical science. It was my escape route. Or so I dreamed and schemed. The only other escape route I could...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2011

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    I Love Nerds

    there is nothing more sexy in this life than an intellectual person. Having a conversation that goes beyond the weather and lets you end up at a 24/7 cafe, discussing everything from life to love. To all you peeps out there that are so clever that you are labled nerds.... mwah...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Fascinating

    it's fascinating to see what a brain is capable of, memorizing, being complex and full of real beauty and being fine.  the beauty of an intellectual mind. It is like a garden, big and beautifully arranged. I wish I can become like that one day.
    panther61 panther61 31-35, F Apr 3, 2010

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    Why Religion Should Be Eradicated From Society

    The topic discussed in this essay is religion and why it should be erradicated from society. Religion is bad and it has done little good for society. It has killed more people than any nuclear missile has before. Believers use the argument that science has produced weapons to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Amartya Sen

    Overnight, in answer to my own question, who are the moderns, I remembered Professor Sen. A true modern intellectual. I don't know a lot about him. I came upon his name by complete chance about 5 years ago in relation to his (then) recently published book, The Argumentative...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Oct 31, 2011

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    goldstein

    friday 9 december 2011 I have to qualify my agreement with the statement made in the title of this group: I admire intellectuals. I have to say that it's a mixed bag. I have found any number of intellectuals admirable in terms of their minds. yet, an intellectual is just as...
    sehnen sehnen 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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    "socialism": One Of The Most Misused Words In America.

    However, I found out that both liberals and conservatives misuse this word on daily basis. Since I don't want to explain something too complicated, I will just use the examples. if you define yourself as a liberal and say "French and Swedish are socialist countries because they...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M Dec 3, 2012

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    Ever since I was little I admired Dr King. I remember recite some of his "I Have a Dream" speech when I was around seven. In my adult life, I admire him even more. He was educated...
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    I'm very curious to know if men truly do admire inner beauty vs outer beauty. I hear this often," men admire inner beauty", but society doesn't back this up. Physical beauty is...
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    I love to draw I love drawing I like drawing I like to draw All of these groups exist on EP and there is the ability to create new groups easily. So why is the "I admire wit and...
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    I admire people who take time to improve themselves. There is this lady in my group who always looks so beat, so good. When I see her I admire the fact that with all the stress in...
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    Santa is AMAZING!!!I have been thinking a lot about this because it is December and Christmas is this week so play along alright!It looks like the one positive healthy relationship...
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    I admire true intelligence not just people who collect facts and use it to hide behind their incompetencies (my past housemates) I'm not saying that I'm amazingly intelligent...
    zanzibargem zanzibargem 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The fact is only a shallow idiot would NOT admire inner beauty. Inner beauty can actually make an unattractive person look beautiful, at least to me.
    fukubus fukubus 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 2

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    I admire Fungirlmmm. She writes great stories and I once lived in a 5 county area that didn't have as many people in it, as she has EP friends. :)
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 2

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    When he wasn't working as a young policeman, Stan was would usually be found in either a pair of oil stained overalls, working on the endless task of tinkering with his Triumph...
    ledertal ledertal 51-55, M Dec 3

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    I admire wit and intelligence ONLY when it is accompanied by the heart and soul.
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    Although I support women empowerment and independence, I am not a feminist per se. I believe men and women have roles and should treat each other with respect but in today's modern...
    WeberFerguson WeberFerguson 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    (Sketch attached, half way done) If it is a question on pain, then we've all had our fair share of sharp bitter truths. If it a question of beauty, then everyone has something...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 14 Responses Dec 8

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    I admire *** and Intelligence as well!
    fiery47 fiery47 61-65, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I admire strong and confident women, and I'm never afraid of them. Despite being confident, stubborn at times, they also have a feminine side. And that's what they wish a...
    Pasli45 Pasli45 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I truly admire inner beauty. For me, beauty isn't all about facial, bootylicious and that kind of stuff..... It's truly so hard to find. If u can Identify a woman with that inner...
    Pasli45 Pasli45 41-45, M Dec 11

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    I didn't draw this and it doesn't belong in "I admire Wit and Intelligence" but I'm an attention ***** so here it is. Spam isn't the best quality meat you can get, but all of the...
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I know this guy. Let's call him Reese. Reese is a full time college student. He also works full time. He is popular. He won homecoming king this year. He's a really sweet man. Very...
    groundcraze groundcraze 22-25, F Dec 15

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    I really admire a man who can cook and loves to cook. Maybe it's not a coincidence that my boyfriend wants to be an executive chef for a living lol
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I admire it because I have found that despite what it says, common sense is not, in fact, that common. It is not a matter of a person's intellectual capacity or where they went to...
    wyolatex wyolatex 31-35, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i really admire lyndie but i dont know how to show it, i believe if she saw what is growing in my heart she would be shocked. but at the same time i know i have no chance, to me...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I honestly do admire good dads. I have a ****** dad and know lots of other ****** dads. My bf is an amazing dad to his two kids and it is wonderful to see him play with them and or...
    willieverbegoodenough willieverbegoodenough 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I admire stupidity. I believe Some ignorants are smarter than a genius. People tend to give more attention to smart people but have they realize they forgot the others?
    LRxIce LRxIce 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I admire this actor because of how much depth he puts into his performances. I think his best performance was his version of the Monster in the stage production of Frankenstein. I...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Sometimes people go too far when trying to prove how "mature" they are, and instead end up sounding like insensitive jerks.
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Come on now and take your mask off.
    UltraHealing UltraHealing 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My mother has always been my mentor and best friend. She has always guided me, and been there when no one else was. Being a single parent I respect that it has been extra difficult...
    Kittymewmew93 Kittymewmew93 18-21, F 16 mins ago

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    Looks like my dad is one -_-
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 8

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    Adding to the list: most of my relatives, most radio stations, etc.
    twelves twelves 22-25 Dec 11

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    (Drawing attached- 8B, 7B, 5B graphite pencils, charcoal pencils, paper stump, pastel white chalk on Canson paper.) Hold onto what you believe in. You're meant to emerge as a...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 45 Responses Nov 29

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    Stanley: Bald as a coot by his early 20s, with a full MPB horseshoe of black hair slicked back regardless, and a pate that could blind one with it's dazzling gloss. He was a young...
    ledertal ledertal 51-55, M Nov 29

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    I want a girlfriend, wife, companion so bad its all i can think about. damn.
    Johnnyrotten1 Johnnyrotten1 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 29

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    Soooo many psychopaths, so little time!!! Said NO ONE EVER!!!!!
    Negglesgirl Negglesgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    SUCCESS FORMULA :) =>Never Be Late =>Live Simple =>Expect Little =>Work More =>Smile Always =>Think Positive =>Don't Argue =>Be Confident
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    On my way to work this morning, I was in a great mood. I went to starbucks and bought the people's drinks behind me. It gave me a little pep in my step today and made me forget...
    frigginjelly frigginjelly 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I think it is extremely attractive when a guy can cook! Too often in society, females are branded with the expectation to stay in the kitchen and etc, but a guy who can cook defies...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this. Bertrand Russell
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F Nov 30

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    (Sketch attached. Half way done. Graphite and charcoal pencils on paper) I guess in life, sometimes you just need to give yourself a break, making space during those times when...
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