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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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    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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    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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    I really do try hard not to engage in religious

    debate. Quite frankly it’s counterproductive and normally only fans the fires of hate. What really irks me though is the religious ignorance of number of people. This is not a debate on theology or a critique of the any singular view point; to each their own believe what you...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    '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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    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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    Euthanasia: The Debate.

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I just checked my profile

    and boy did I post a lot of depressive stuff. I guess I was too lonely during my early stay here on EP. But bear with me my friends, expect changes. I am doing what I can to turn over a new leaf and I promise to compensate sad posts with positivity. I don't want to be a downer...
    Qtrelle Qtrelle 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2015

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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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    Recently I was discussing on the possibility of

    the existence of a multiverse with someone. I have to admit that it was pretty convincing, but when you look at it you might find that it requires the same leap of faith that religious does. First off, its obvious that our universe is finite, the fact that it is constantly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 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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    I'd enjoy it so much

    if I'd live in a world where I don't hear: Heil Hitler. They say it around me all the time, they just spell it and write it as: Go Erdogan, Go Netanyahu, Semper fi...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 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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    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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    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Nov 18, 2015

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    "Free thinkers are those

    who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it i essential for right thinking; where it is absent, discussion is apt to become worse...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 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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    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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    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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    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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    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2015

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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 Nov 19, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    I think the root problem of the world is lack

    of individualism. People are blind, they lack education, character integrity and critical judgment. They are insecure and weak and because of that they need some 'bigger powers' to rely on. Is it God, or a nation, it doesn't matter the point is, because people are too weak to...
    Levat Levat 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 3, 2015

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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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    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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    The longing is sweeter

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Levat Levat 22-25, M Sep 9, 2015

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