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    Use Your Head, Listen to Your Gut, and Follow Your Heart

    I think it is important to listen to all sides of a situation.  I think it is important to think about what you hear and what you see.  In modern American society we are spoon fed "the truth", but is what we hear on the TV and read in the papers really "...
    rija rija 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2007

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    “I think; therefore I am.

    ” René Descartes
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12, 2015

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    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M Sep 9, 2014

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    For One's Own Good

    and no, being skeptical does not mean that you are being a know-it-all...it does not mean that you are egoistic and that you believe your opinions are the only ones that matter. being skeptical, from the way i see it, means that you are not giving yourself a chance to get fooled...
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Sep 9, 2013

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    Right-Winged Conspiracy Theorists N Da House

    Question everything. Trust nothing.
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME 22-25, F Dec 6, 2007

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    Believe Half of What You See & None of What You Hear

    Years ago a sage, eccentric, half-cracked colleague gave me some business advice.  "You know when to believe a client?" he asked.  "No," I admitted.  "You don't believe 'em when they approve a project, you don't believe 'em when they...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 7 Responses Oct 4, 2007

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    Believing anything without any evidence

    or on faulty logic is irrational and irresponsible. You must take into account the credibility of your source of information and whether it is the most current accurate model. IE: "Organic food is better for your health and the planet" Your evidence comes from Blue Aura...
    rgdesigns619 rgdesigns619 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    betweenhereandthere betweenhereandthere 61-65, M Sep 9, 2014

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    It Might Not be So Easy To Rally Around Rubio Source: The New Yorker Magazine One thing Rubio is not - is moderate, or even close to it. And to the extent that far-right...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    White History Month- Day 5Seneca Village was a small village in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, founded by freed black people. Seneca Village existed from 1825 through...
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    I'll be very to the point about this. I have never, nor will I ever fawn over the idea of Valentines Day. I think it is an over-commercialized holiday (just as all the rest are, in...
    Lentocrates778 Lentocrates778 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    BELOW IS AN ARTICLE A M-R-A WROTE COMPLAINING ABOUT HOW FEMINIST SAY WOMEN DIDN'T HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN EDUCATION, THE RIGHT TO LEARN READ, THE RIGHT TO LEAVE HOME TO PURSUE A...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 46-50, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    What I Seek Comes By God’s Grace "Let go! Let God fill your need." Mary L Kupferle Three days ago, I thought of the different names of God. I even Googled it but I didn't find...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    As a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women (especially mothers) who adopt this...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    As a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women (especially mothers) who adopt this...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    As a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women (especially mothers) who adopt this...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Promoting a Gender Reversed SocietyAs a radical feminist, I have many views that many would consider controversial. I am a huge advocate of petticoating and support any women...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I wish that I had been properly warned about the worst possible side effects of an RX drug that ruined my nervous system. I have found other people on this site who have developed...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If you start at the moment when I got pregnant with my first daughter I have been a mother for 30 years. I got pregnant at the ages of 18, and 20. I gave birth to my dear daughters...
    Samara333 Samara333 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Why is customer service so rubbish in the Uk? Earlier today, I went to an ‘express’ outlet of a major store and ended up being served by ‘Elaine’. A heavily breasted lady...
    Wa101 Wa101 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I believe all life is sacred, even these creatures. I do not advocate, nor condone the indiscriminate extinction of these noble beasts. They do have a role to play in the ecosystem...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 29

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    This isn't painfully important, but it's something I haven't seen a forum on elsewhere. Has anyone here ever played Mass Effect? For some reason, the mood took me and I've been on...
    TheStaticSpeaksMyName TheStaticSpeaksMyName 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I came across this article by Ben Love on a site dedicated to helping recovering christains and thought that some may find it interesting. The site can be found at http://new...
    MasterCedar MasterCedar 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    Hello, I am an analytical observer and a human rights advocate with a compassionate spirit. I do have a good sense of humour and enjoy a good laugh. Some of the projects I am...
    Shumba07 Shumba07 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    It's going to be another different sort of year I'm thinking. I try not to get too far ahead of myself. I don't make long-range plans. I can't think of the "future" without my head...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    Joseph Atwill "CAESAR'S MESSIAH The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus" Flavian Signature Edition "Challenging and provocative. If what Joseph Atwill is saying is only partially true...
    Kate95350 Kate95350 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    rosensebeauty rosensebeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    http://bit.ly/newbienudesrose sign up and find me here....If you are ok with your Facebook contacts knowing you are an advocate of free sexuality, then by all means post your link...
    rosensebeauty rosensebeauty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    http://bit.ly/newbienudesrose sign up and find me here....If you are ok with your Facebook contacts knowing you are an advocate of free sexuality, then by all means post your link...
    rosensebeauty rosensebeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Pardon my skepticism about the "Green Fairy" but I've enjoyed my share of absinthe - the real absinthe, with grand wormwood, not the sad substitute, and I've never met her. I've...
    BenFranklinstein BenFranklinstein 18-21, M Jan 23

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    Ok well this sounds a little extreme to say but something akin to the proverbial "barefoot and pregnant" I do think about quite a lot. Well on the understanding that my husband...
    MrsArrington MrsArrington 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    How can one go on giving words to their feelings if they will not be believed or heard with a lot of skepticism? Eventually the heart tires and shuts down and all that is there...
    Idolovemostofyourthoughts Idolovemostofyourthoughts 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I believe we should have the right to choose when we die and not have to suffer or waste away then die with no dignity left. Today I held the hand of my xfather in law and told him...
    gypsiewattle gypsiewattle 46-50, F Jan 20

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    I was 20 years old in college when I found out I was pregnant with my emotionally, physically, and sexually abusive boyfriend of 2 and 1/2 years. I was terrified and didn't know...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 11 Responses Jan 19

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    I was 20 years old in college when I found out I was pregnant with my emotionally, physically, and sexually abusive boyfriend of 2 and 1/2 years. I was terrified and didn't know...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I was 20 years old in college when I found out I was pregnant with my emotionally, physically, and sexually abusive boyfriend of 2 and 1/2 years. I was terrified and didn't know...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F Jan 19

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    My name is Keith and I married with 2 dogs. I like reading about philosophy and asking life questions. I grew up religious, but now I would call myself agnostic. I pray and go to...
    kcthinker kcthinker 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    This picture was taken in 2004 with my dear sister. She was 25; I was 26. She is and always will be my biggest advocate, and my dearest friend. Love you Cathy!! I don't see her...
    Steffy128 Steffy128 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    The kind of people I won't add to my circle: Condescending people. That's a given. To me this the purest kind of evil a person can be. A person who controls others. A person...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17

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