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I Am A Moral Platonist

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    Morality is beyond religion. It is formed by our surroundings and experiences. There is no set of rules because each individual's surroundings and experiences are different, and so...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 Apr 12

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    "Just as there are two sides to every story, there are two sides to every person. One that we reveal to the world and another we keep hidden inside. A duality governed by the...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 Apr 5

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    There once was a young boy named, Johnny Thomas Vascos. He enjoyed the outdoors. He liked going camping and hiking and enjoyed seeing interesting plants and animals. Although young...
    IM5688 IM5688 56-60, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I don't think religion IS a basis for morality. I have not encountered a more dividing force than religion, and people use their religious beliefs to justify all sorts of injustice...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 2 Responses Mar 31

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    One of the catholic church's gems in finding excuses for the abuses of children in their care coming to light,is that stories of sexual abuse have been fabricated by "the enemies...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    That's absurd to do that to everyone, but at least, I'm trying to make everybody around me happy! I'm trying to make them all feel good. that's the purpose of my cheerfulness every...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 30

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    My personal choices whether religious or not are my own. I do not treat others like they are doomed if they do not adhere to the choices I make. I do not treat others like my ways...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Here is an alphabetical list of complimentary remarks I have been told by others about me or that I have heard others tell others about me. I hope I can continue to live up to...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Apr 2

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    It been almost a 6 year since I don't have sex with anyone I really need it .:/ I'm so horny omg I don't know wat do .
    jonathanyossio5 jonathanyossio5 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xTgKRCXybSM
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I've never had sex and I don't want to until I'm in a loving relationship. But sometimes I just want to be f*cked really good. Damn hormones.
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    In my store when you walk through and look at just about any worker, you can see it in their eyes that moral is just nonexistent. It's been really hard lately as understaffed as we...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've only been on this site for half an hour and I've already seen dozens of girls between the ages of 13 to 15 asking older men to screw them. Now I understand that that is their...
    Mikkihyperbunnychan Mikkihyperbunnychan 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    The tragic love........of the Neo-Platonist. Ah, love … my first love, sweet gift of youth, and passion … my first, and sweetest love, was an idea … love changed my life...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M Mar 21

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    "Ask and ye shall recieve." I help others because I believe it to be moral behavior, and enjoy it mostly in a 'I'm doing the right thing' kind of way. When I was deciding what to...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Psychology Today has a couple of recent articles regarding "Does Sexless marriage justify adultery". The articles are reasonable and informed and the comments worthwhile. They...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey. This is my first story on EP, so I'd like to tell about myself. Ok, so, who am I? Here, just call me samoralsophy. I believe in God and consider myself a Christian, but I do...
    samoralsophy samoralsophy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    We think we know right from wrong but we don't. We have our laws and our regulations and our expectations, social or otherwise and they change all the time. Laws are added and...
    T4RD15 T4RD15 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Psychology says: Most of mankind is motivated by self-interest, however most can exercise impulse control due to their personal core values. Narcissists on the other hand appear...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Some days... The rollercoaster takes us down, some days its takes us up. Some days it leaves us freaking hovering somewhere in the middle wanting to both kiss and slap the man we...
    notafanofcircumstance notafanofcircumstance 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 21

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    This is my most recent bible study, a fruit of my quiet devotion on Psalm 119. I spend a week or so with each Verse and when I have understood a bit I write down my thoughts. So...
    Dreammmer Dreammmer 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Sometimes, I wonder: Do I care too little or do I care too much about certain things? Should certain things bother me that I don't allow to, that way I don't get taken advantage...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    So, I noticed when I was at high school that many of the text books contained mistakes and would often point these out to the teachers who would just tell me to ignore them because...
    MrCharlED MrCharlED 18-21, M Mar 24

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    about courage. ♥♥♥ God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight. — Reggie White Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I guess my beliefs are very liberal, so organized religion doesn't quite tailor to that. Let me share with you a quick story and my views on the situation. I was in psychology...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I don't know where I was when it was released, but I've only just got round to watching 'Amazing Grace' (2007) which is the story of William Wilberforce who fought for the legal...
    tim65 tim65 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    A woman went shopping, At cash counter she opened her purse to pay. The cashier noticed a TV remote in her purse. He cud'nt control his curiosity n asked "Do u always carry ur TV...
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 31

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    I find myself thinking an awful lot. We all do but i often find myself examining the world and musing about existence, time, mental illness, morality, the duality of man...I could...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It's an endless cycle. It goes on and on. An ebb and flow. A sweet sanguine time of happiness abruptly cut short by the vicious churning of anxiety. Worry, worry. That's all my...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Tagged Again...... Thank you dear friend WindSylph. (I think) Oh what the heck, I have no secrets :) (well not anymore!) 1... My only interest in my life when I was young and...
    PhoenixM4 PhoenixM4 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I am not what you would consider a "religious person" I do have a faith in something larger then all of us, commonly known as god. I also believe that with out teaching some kind...
    MrsJoanieBNH MrsJoanieBNH 56-60, T Apr 2

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    I get attached to easily and I think this is what might secure the fact that I'll be single forever. It's almost like whenever I become friends with a girl that I find attractive I...
    Dez31 Dez31 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I got some question but I got a feeling I want get any answer. When your cheating own your spouse do you ever feel sorry for whAt you have done. Do you ever thank about the pain...
    Poorspouses1 Poorspouses1 70+, M 7 Responses Apr 10

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    A woman with morals! Not only morals but a sense of self worth, one who knows and appreciates what she has & shall not use it for evil.. A woman
    MrMan90210 MrMan90210 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Children are the most precious things to me. I probably like them more than your average person.. I'm overly motherly. I have often sat and thought that to myself.. I try to...
    majesticmaddy majesticmaddy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    How many of you have heard your spouse or girlfriend ask "What’s so bad about being a man?” my spouse asked me when I finally confessed to her that I was much more than just a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 12

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    I cannot say that I think abortion is right, but what the hell - who am I to judge? I am not a woman and will never be one. It is not my choice and not my place to judge those on...
    blakechapman21 blakechapman21 13-15, M a week ago

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    I don't understand society today. I don't really even understand society for the last decade. I would say that I don't understand the society for the generation before me and...
    TreeBeard19 TreeBeard19 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "When I get home, you're so dead." - Mayday Parade. The words are coming I feel terrible Is it typical for us to act like this Am I just another scene From a movie that you've...
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I think Christians should love people of all faiths, but I definitely don't respect all other religions…that reeks of moral relativism and political correctness. Any Christian...
    phillysteve phillysteve 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was almost all my life a devout fundamentalist Christian. I was indoctrinated into it from a young age so naturally I didn't question it. When I was younger I'd live in fear at...
    Asadpenguin Asadpenguin 13-15, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My friend and I were having a conversation about our morality (me and her) she's known me for years and she told me I was morally gray. Meaning, that I'm very neutral. I'll drink...
    KeithJagger KeithJagger 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I am a man; sure that's true and when I hear women turn to misandry because of the actions of men, it has hurt once.... but no more because I am at peace with who I am a man...
    Funkduder Funkduder 18-21, M Mar 21

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    "A woman of say 20 or so years walks into the coffee shop. She wearing a skirt and a curious top. Her glasses accentuate was I suspect is a natural inquisitiveness. I wait until...
    Venturawhite Venturawhite 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 21

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    by: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) The following story is reprinted from Fables. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. So soon as the child began...
    neandertaler neandertaler 56-60, M Mar 21

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    The nite the cops pulled up beside our car while we were havin a great nite of raw passion! Where we were parked was ok only the cops thought we were commiting a robbery with a...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    and EP wanted me to complete the title to: "and feel bad". Not that I didn't... for the first few months.. or in face to this day but honestly, he is Latin with a cute accent and a...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Saying I am pro life sounds funny to me. Doesn't that sound crazy? Pro life implies that other people get to decide whether or not to kill a baby. When a man murders another man...
    Jackson2222 Jackson2222 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    :( ;( friday 21st march........sun shone brightly and day started,had a list of chores to do......my lazziness and ignorance to work proved a real blame n taunt fr me.... why s it...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I will remember you, all though sometimes I think it would be easier to forget. I don't want to obviously.. I know I never will in fact, just sometimes in a fit of selfishness I...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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