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    An interesting new discovery in Turkey.

    http://www.nationalturk.com/en/1500-year-old-syriac-bible-found-in-ankara-turkey-16624
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Mar 12, 2015

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    I Wish - Sheeple Rant

    I get really annoyed at times at the people who surround me. They go through life with blinders on, seeing only what they want to see. Their lack of knowledge about the world which surrounds them astounds me. Sometimes I wish that I could be like them and allow...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 16 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Freedom of Thought (part I)

                    One of things I have always prided myself on is my ability to think outside the box. Right or wrong, I have never been one to go about life without a sense of curiosity...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 9 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    I have noticed since last night

    after I decided to resign from a part time position... I have noticed like it sounds weird ok... But little songs going through my mind. Sometimes just s part of a song... And then deeper more quieter thoughts about people in my Life. It's so weird. I noticed it when I was...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M Oct 27, 2015

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    Exploring My Free Mind.

    Ever been raised to believe a certain way? Or ever been told you can't dress this way, think like that, blah blah? Guess that makes a billion of us. Lets just say I learned to think for myself when I admited that I'm not like everyone else, nor should I strive to be. My mother...
    Evlana Evlana 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    USA is, as always, just creating a mess of chaos

    and destruction. Its goal is not to win in the war, because it has no allies that would be loyal to it in Syria and Iraq, so, they want to sustain the war as long as they can, to weaken all of the forces included and eventually come up with a solution that will suit them. And as...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Sep 10, 2015

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    Euthanasia: The Debate.

          You decide.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    Remember Dan Price? Heard of him?

    Dan Price, the owner of 'The Gravity' is the guy who ***** himself of his 1 million dollars a year sum of money to a 70 000, and raised his minimum wages of the workers in his company on 70 000 dollars a year. It was a move that many economics condemned, called him socialist...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Nov 3, 2015

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    'power of positive thinking' is one of the

    most widely read book. Yet, what a world of would be if we applied those knowledge in our life than just read it and only pass on to others saying "yeah... What a beautiful book" and move on to the next book.
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2015

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    Friends Say...

    How diverse your thinking is! How many things you think about during the day, you have your mind on a number of things at any one time. Multitasking? I do think about a lot of things, it's how I have been raised. To think about things is to realise them, the pondering helps...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2013

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    Is God willing to prevent evil,

    but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God? - Epicurean Paradox
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2015

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    I Wonder About This

    Seems like something quite a few people claim to be. If you don't think freely, you wouldn't know it, would you? Or why would you admit that you aren't a free thinker? I can't imagine anyone who would admit it. Ask people to define what a freethinker is and all their definitions...
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    When people issue expectations there is no need

    to get ruffled. Disappointment is natural and when their high expectations are not met they will experience it. Look around you. There is a world of possibilities just waiting to be explored. Authority figures are just that...figures, not actual authority. You can step out...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M Oct 12, 2015

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    Right now I'm thinking

    that I do not want to deal with my family at Thanksgiving. Or Christmas. Or Columbus Day. Or the 4th of July. He'll I don't need a holiday. Let's call the whole think off.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 24, 2015

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    Who says Americans don´t like socialism?

    They just do it a little bit differently…The Fed has just used their politics to redistribute the prosperity from the poor to the rich. According to the “Wirtschaftswoche” the American households have a common net assets they had in 2007, before the big...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Aug 21, 2015

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    We should put an end to the terror in Israel

    and Palestine. All terrorist organisations should be condemned! 'Settler terror underground', a Jewish terrorist organisations that wants to take entire Palestine for Jews and wants to impose Jewish religious law in the country, has killed a Palestinian infant! Here, read this...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Aug 7, 2015

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    While the Syrian rebels are heavily aided,

    funded and armed by the west, rebels against Yemen regime do not really interest the west that much, and for the more, USA and the Britain are aiding Saudi led coalition in fighting the rebels in the country (which is an act of aggression under the international law...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Oct 17, 2015

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    We're living in a culturally

    and sociologically quite backwards period when it comes to the perceptions of religions. In the Eurocentric west, it is widely believed that Europe and the western civilisation is the birthplace of all modernity, and, on the opposite, Arabic and Muslim world is considered to be...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2015

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    In the spark of new risings of violence in

    Israel and Palestine, it is important to remember the 1967 war and the beginning of the Israeli occupation of Gaza ***** and the west bank. It is approximated that during the 48 years of occupation: 'Relying on various NGO sources, it shows that 28,000 Palestinian homes and...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Oct 19, 2015

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    There is something that's on my mind tonight

    and I wanna talk about it! It is: Fascism! We've all heard of fascism right? Good all mustache salute. :) We've all heard of it and we all know it is something bad, it is something very evil and deeply condemned. If someone usked us, are we fascists? 99 percent of us would say a...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Aug 5, 2015

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    I don't know why people say

    that we must keep our personal life and spiritual life separate. When will they understand that's not good it works?
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 4, 2015

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    All that Israel wants is to defend itself!

    That is the only thing Israel does! Israel loves defending itself, just enjoys doing that! That's why they build Jewish settlements on Palestinian land, so that they can defend themselves over there! That's why they've rejected a peace treaty with Hamas: http://mondoweiss.net...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Aug 1, 2015

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    Levat Levat 22-25, M Sep 9, 2015

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    Trust those who seek the truth

    but doubt the ones who say they have found it.
    pandaoreo pandaoreo 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2015

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    There are no Americans,

    Canadians, Chinese, Japanese, Israelis, Iraqis, Bosnians, Libyans, Nigerians Italians, Palestinians, Turks, Kurds, Cambodians, Germans, and all others. There are just people who feel like that. They can feel as Marshans or Venerans as well, but they're still just people. Just...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Oct 28, 2015

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    lol I hate how people make all these judgements

    about you that can contradict like oh you're quiet oh you're fun. Wanna know why? IT DEPENDS ON THE SITUATION/PEOPLE INVOLVED/VIBE lol. Like why do I need to be boxed in like that? And I hate when people use judgements like "quiet" or anything like that cause that's kinda like...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2015

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    The longing is sweeter

    than real event.
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2015

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    Interesting how pro neoliberal capitalists say

    how it is the only good way to govern the economy and that neoliberal capitalism will lead the world to prosper! And there's so much money at the moment, so much wealth in the world and approximately 3 percent of the people in the world owns 60 percent of the money and wealth in...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M Jul 22, 2015

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    Quote From Bertrand Russell

    I'm not sure I'd call myself completely atheistic. Maybe agnostic-atheist. In any case, I hold fairly strongly the conviction that organised religion is intellectual and philosophical suicide, and I just don't have time for people who want to kill themselves or drown in pity and...
    sunmirror sunmirror 70+, M Apr 22, 2013

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    Fluoride: Detox Seems To Be The Only Way Out

    I have been reading up on fluoride for the past couple of days. The information on this subject makes me question the humans, and how we're evolving more slowly. How it's keeping humanity from "knowing true self". It has been found to lower IQ's, calcify the pineal gland (which I...
    Enfinehti Enfinehti 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10, 2012

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    I feel like making posters

    and stick it to all walls, windows, and doors in my house, big banners on streets for me to see, this: SUFFERING IS OPTIONAL.
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 31, 2015

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    Read everything, question everything.

    Don't be afraid to doubt 'the norm', think for yourself. Always.
    theotherusernamesweretaken theotherusernamesweretaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 2, 2015

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    Love is not enough. Love is not the answer to

    everything. It's a necessary ingredient but it's not the only thing we need. It's a driving force among many other forces. It's our inspiration today but it doesn't guarantee forever. Junk fairytales. Love is not enough.
    Qtrelle Qtrelle 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2015

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    My Thoughts On My Thoughts...

    What is "thinking", exactly? Basically, it is a neuro-chemical process, okay?Okay... Doesn't help much, now does it.In fact, "thinking" -besides a more technical explanation- is basicall a constant comparing of intake.Things you see, smell, taste, feel and hear, the information...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 13 Responses Feb 23, 2011

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    I never write anything about my life

    and my hobbies here... all i write is, about my problems and how my heart is so broken. It only shows that my world revolves around the guy i love.. But let me tell you something, it's not true, i have my own life i do love him, but that doesn't means he controls my happiness...
    loveiseverything18 loveiseverything18 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2015

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    What are your thoughts?

    I really liked this
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 19, 2015

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    Freedom of Thought (part Iii)

    My biggest complaint is with American mainstream media (MSM).  The American Public is largely misinformed about most current events; 15 second sound bites are the dietary staple.  The news is purely profit driven. Nightly they sell all manner of...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2009

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    Why be a free thinker

    when it's easier to be a group thinker? So many act like free thinking is too much work.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2015

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    I Am A Free Thinker

    Or at least I like to think I am.. I like to be open to new things.. New possibilities.. New encounters... And if I let too many things influence my way of thinking I wouldn't be able to grow as an individual... So.... I believe that being a free thinker is almost a must
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 8 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    I am someone who doesn't believe a word I'm told

    because it is all lies. Society is programmed to become a sickening unity where no one thinks different. Fortunately, I am not one of those programmed "people" as I think outside the box from most of my peers. Numbers and grades shouldn't define me, as I am wise in ways that can...
    xxhappilyeverafterxx xxhappilyeverafterxx 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    I Am A Free Thinker,I Believe That We're ALL

    Are Created Equal and Shall Be Treated As Equal.I Believe That We Should "Never Judge A Book By Its Cover,Rather,By The Contents Of Its Character"~ Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr.."I Have A Dream." Simply The Truth and Nothing,But,The Truth ~ "Benji" Franklin~
    BiggBeautifulBri BiggBeautifulBri 46-50, M Jan 27

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    I Choose To Parent Differently.

    I have 4 incredible kids, ranging in ages from 8- 19. They all are intelligent, witty and college bound. They also, like all kids I know, test boundaries and test me to see if I'm paying attention. They are amazing, but not perfect. Lately, it's come to my attention that my...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 2 Responses May 4, 2013

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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 18, 2015

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    Free Thinking... What an incredible concept.

    In theory, should we not all be free thinkers? Are we not all relatively in control of the way we think? Unfortunately, no. Free thinking is an active process, rather than a passive one, meaning that in order to be free thinkers, we must all pursue the privilege to create our...
    flightlessbird314 flightlessbird314 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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