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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 4 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    Related Experiences

    People who talk about their dreams, things they love, their passions and the things they know about, are the BEST people. I adore intellectuals. They are great people
    littlestar33 littlestar33 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    i think i might aswell share something in this online page. not intelligence is what i admire, but that certain thing, that certain mark, that differ you from 7 billion people...
    JosueOA JosueOA 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Every time I see my friend, I can always see the conflict she faces from her anxiety. She's improving so much though, and I admire her so much for the progress she's making. She's...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I do and the father I admire the most is me! I feel very blessed to have a natural ability to be a good father but I also put in the effort needed to raise three very special...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Jul 2

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    I admire my scar. It keeps reminding me to be careful in future. :)
    ssuuppeerrmmaann ssuuppeerrmmaann 22-25, M Jun 23

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    I have always been a fat admire and i have enjoyed it very much , to some its odd or wrong , but its me and I have accept it and I am very happy . So being a fa makes me...
    deathstarkiller83 deathstarkiller83 26-30, M Jun 24

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    For as long as I could remember I've always been so infatuated with firemen, even to this day lmao❤️ there's just something about them that makes them sooo attractive like ugh...
    Neshaxo Neshaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I esp. admire those who have led lives of adversity, and simply get on with their lives and do not whine about what they have been through. I know there are people in EP...
    ColleenOhara ColleenOhara 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I admire honesty but it is rear in our society.. The most people just lie because making life as simple as they can. But life is not about running to the end as fast as you...
    justbe00 justbe00 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Individuality is something I am very passionate about. As frustrating as some people can be in their rebelliousness, bluntness, or otherwise, you kind of have to admire that too...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I dislike girls who hate on other girls just cause their prettier, fit, or whatever instead of using that energy to be so damn negative and hating why dont you use to it to better...
    PhoenixSky PhoenixSky 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm a scientist but I also play guitar a little. I admire those who can write music, create songs, open their consciousness to common issues.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Teachers are something to Admire. There so intelligent and sophisticated. I like older teachers and I always wanted to have a thing with a teacher.
    AustinLol69 AustinLol69 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Beauty, like in the movie The Last Samurai. What's not to admire about one's devotion to their culture, cultural values, even to the death. Then there is the romance that takes...
    letsexperience letsexperience 56-60, M Jul 1

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    I do admire wit and intelligence, but I can't say being that way ever got me the things I want most in life, which is a great woman and a family. I can't speak for the rest of...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Not only do I admire wit and intelligence, I really don't much like talking to people who don't possess these traits. I don't think you have to be a rocket scientist to be witty.
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 6 Responses Jul 2

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    I've always admired people who did cuz I don't I thought it was better to have both but my mom makes up for it and all my other family.so I can't complain.☺️
    Tyelioo Tyelioo 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I guess this one of those redundant groups. I would think that it goes without saying that you would rather hear the truth than be lied to that you admire honesty, right? I don't...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    I admire these traits so much, I forget to balance them with kindness and compassion. And yet, if you add wit and intelligence with kindness and compassion, the most extraordinary...
    anarchycupcakes anarchycupcakes 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 3

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    I admire my mother .She got married when she was 19 and I was born a year after .She sacrificed a lot for the family.She was the one who told me stories and inspired me to become...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I admire teachers especially my mom whose a special education teacher I think it takes a special person to be one.
    csg0219 csg0219 18-21, M Jul 4

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    I never really understood why my friends found all the girls they liked so attractive. They were popular, beautiful, but not worth talking about everyday? I realized that I admire...
    HumanAsPossible HumanAsPossible 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Yes, I really do admire wit and intelligence a lot, and some day I might even display some.
    SpectralMariner SpectralMariner 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I truly admire those people who can just stand in front of a crowd and be themselves withouth doubts or fear or being afraid if he/she is going to be accepted. Not hiding behind a...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    I hope you'll understand when I say that IQ's don't impress me. I want a smart man, who can talk about anything. Who's intelligence and craving for knowledge has no limitations. I...
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    "I admire wit and intelligence" *adds everyone to your circle that has a picture of their boobs and butt hanging out with ONLY mature experiences.*
    LunarBeam LunarBeam 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Who doesn't admire someone with brains and wit. Talking to someone who is intelligent and witty are the ones I'm naturally drawn to. I feel that talking to someone who doesn't care...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Yes ...I admire nurses. Most work long hours and are very under appreciated people. God bless you for what you do, it's very important..... Thank you to all the nurses out there...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Man's sharp mind makes him irresistible. Show me a man who talks with sense and surely I will admire him. A man's beautiful mind is really a turn on ....
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 37 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm 15 and want to when I am older become a nudist but I don't know any nudists and my family are not nudists, I want to be one a nudist now to me the sooner the better, what...
    annonymous1999 annonymous1999 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    To sum up everything in just a few words.....i would not be the woman i am had it not been for the astounding,remarkable woman my mother is. she is the perfect example of a Godly...
    newwifemom newwifemom 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Outer beauty is a fading facet of life, but inner beauty that comes from a pure heart and soul last forever. I admire people who are gentle and loving. They inspire me to become a...
    bestillandknow1 bestillandknow1 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Seeking to understand is something I strive for and I know how difficult it is. That is why I admire it so much in others.
    GoodLyndi GoodLyndi 41-45 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Big props go out to those single mothers out there. They've got to be the father and mother of the family and that has got to be sooo tough. Not only that, but single mothers are...
    AlbuquerqueJay AlbuquerqueJay 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I definitely admire single moms. I was a single mom when I was 16 and in high school. I have two pregnant daughters that are soon to be single mothers. I give them all of my...
    bustymomanddaughter bustymomanddaughter 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    There are different types of courage. I admire people in adversity who have the courage to walk many kilometres each day for a few hours work at really crap wages, and take the...
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I wish to meet that special person.in my life Somone funny easy to talk to understands an loved me for who I am
    hartbrokenlove hartbrokenlove 13-15, M 7 hrs ago

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    If ur a girl that's dosent feel like ur pretty let me be the first to tell u that u are beautiful every girl is some girls I just can't say words to cuz they are so beautiful and...
    hartbrokenlove hartbrokenlove 13-15, M 6 hrs ago

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    Mutual understanding is key for a successful family life ! ============================================ I got married to my senior in my first job . She was 7 years senior to me...
    Sandy84b Sandy84b 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Mutual understanding is key for a successful married life ! I got married to my senior in my first job . She was 7 years senior to me and was my senior manager . 3-4 years working...
    Sandy84b Sandy84b 26-30, M 2 Responses 46 mins ago