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I Am A Moral Platonist

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    Where does morality come from? I submit that it is not necessary to have a god to have morality. Oftentimes, the aforementioned question is used as "proof" of a god's existence...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 23 hrs ago

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    I'm quite certain most of us do! I know that I struggle with it frequently.....pretty much on a non-stop basis. For me, the dividing line has become emotional or mental pain. If...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    M Proud That Im Still A Virgin, It Means I Have More Morals
    goodnites1091 goodnites1091 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just because I have commented on sex or sexual preference does not mean I want to talk about it to you or with you thank you
    rubysmom rubysmom 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm beginning to do things I never thought I'd do. No details
    katnissmockingjay katnissmockingjay 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 15

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    I am in the same position! Never in my life have I cheated on anyone! I'm in a marriage with a bipolar man who is heavily medicated and no desire for sex anymore. I am a very...
    blessed1966 blessed1966 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Nothing bothers me :) I love most sexual stuff and nothing is wrong with bad things to me
    youngtaylor youngtaylor 22-25, F 13 Responses Feb 19

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    For those who have followed this..... I met with the guy for a quick drink - just a first meeting to .... See if we both had interest in continuing. Although I can't say he's my...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I also struggle. The way I was raised and learned to live. My desires come second. As much as I would like to experience or have some sexual experiences. I always convince myself I...
    planter715 planter715 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I desire someone to put my needs first. just once. just once is all. "I am going to go down and check out this camper. its only 20,000. That's only 215 a month. cool huh? I am...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    please read. I've know my wife since junior high and high school we lost contact and finally found each other 15 years later. I remember throughout those years I would think about...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    How many Platonists does it take to change a light bulb ? None ! The form of the light bulb is eternal and need not be to be changed.
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Feb 12

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    Death Sentence for the Bali Nine Ring Leaders. I have NO problem with their fate at all. 1) It is now all over the media and I am sure among many in the community that the 2 ring...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 10

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    Did the Ancient Gentiles Have the Hope of Salvation? by Wayne Jackson Display cc default img The Bible student is aware of the fact that the law of Moses was given to the...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    So, I came up with a metaphysical breakthrough/mindf*ck that dabbles in ethics... (Read at your own risk. I don't intend to offend any religion or religious person, though much of...
    carmansoul carmansoul 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Let's just assume, purely for the sake of argument (since it cannot be established) that a god exists. Most claims about "God" is that it is good and is also the source of morality...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 16 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why Grow Up? by Susan Neiman, and Juvenescence by Robert Pogue Harrison – review We worship youth – and at the same time respond to idealism with the injunction ‘Grow up...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Feb 7

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    Tagore's letter to Gandhi.Dear Mahatmaji, Power in all its forms is irrational; it is like the horse that drags the carriage blindfolded. The moral element in it is only...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Feb 9

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    I find it pretty patronizing when people insist that others need a certain belief system. When it’s said that some people need religion, it implies that those people are mentally...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 7 Responses Feb 9

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    The Arab golden age [which brought us algebra, Algorithms, Alchemy - chemistry in its infancy] came to an end because Imam al-ghazali deemed that the qur'an was the only book...
    chips24 chips24 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I don't care if you read my story or not. If you are suffering from Existential Depression and feeling isolated in your struggle, write about it here. Write exactly what you feel...
    limitingmypotential limitingmypotential 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I find myself faced with a dilemma here and don't know where to turn... I have considered the questions section but the answers are usually frivolous and sarcastic, and I feel this...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 11

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    College Students Are Infants and Deserve Zero Free Speech or Sex Rights, Says Slate By Robby Soave Eric Posner—a University of Chicago Law School professor and son of famed...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 1 Response Feb 13

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    Hello All: Please note that I am NOT the author of this article; rather it is quoted by a Mr. Michael Smith. Please do not shoot the messenger for revealing what is a sensitive...
    AnonymousButCandid AnonymousButCandid 61-65, M Feb 14

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    Proof #46 - Ponder Pascal's Wager You will frequently hear believers make the following rationalization: "Suppose you are right. Suppose there is no God. Then when I die as a...
    findmeholdmehasbeenfound findmeholdmehasbeenfound 18-21 5 Responses Feb 15

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    ************ ALL FOR THE BEST *******This is a story of kings and ministers; cannibals and hunting. Its a story of Akbar and Birbal!Birbal, who was Emperor Akbar's Minister, was...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F Feb 18

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    I want to make a statement. In the event that our kind is discovered and this world decides to start hunting us down then we need to insure that we are not wiped out completely. I...
    aztecwolf aztecwolf 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 18

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8o2Fsu54dWM I was in that trap. He was married but of course, I didn't know it. Then we re-united as friends (womanizing men are never close friends...
    winnhasmyheart winnhasmyheart 41-45, M 12 Responses Feb 19

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    Dirty money of world elite...HSBC face of evilThe biggest banking scandal everMoney doesn’t stink! Secret bank accounts maintained for terrorist, criminals, traffickers, tax...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I saw a Christian EP user, OnewithJC, show her hypocrisy on the subject. I noticed her harassing a guy in the "I Am a Gay Christian" group, quoting the Bible, trying to convince...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Everyone wants the same thing to be loved, be needed. Let's say you really wanna be in love and live with them forever and ever. Here's the problem, many people get excited about...
    dreamychan dreamychan 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Late yesterday night, I posted a short piece on South Korea's decision to abolish their adultery laws (in order to not make this overly tedious, I will attach the original post...
    BoudoirWhispers BoudoirWhispers 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When one becomes involved intimately with a narcissist, one becomes isolated. Cluster B personality types DON”T change. Unlike other forms of mental illness such as depression...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Uh atheist's, don't you know that like, morals come from God? So where do you get your morals from? I mean like your telling me you think for yourself? Ha! Disgusting. I believe in...
    maryshouldofaborted maryshouldofaborted 26-30, F 16 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    There are many things that money can't buy! Here's the list: Time Manners Morals Respect Character Common sense Trust Patience Class Integrity Love Happiness and i'm sure there...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My father died of alcoholism when I was 21, now just over 20 years ago. I was blessed in the fact that he quit on his own when I was a baby. He was sober most of my life and I...
    winnhasmyheart winnhasmyheart 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I have been married to a woman for 30 years who was abused by a relative when she was young. She is now frigid, but we are good friends. What do you do in a situation like this...
    MRTKD1 MRTKD1 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 5

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    ATHEISM VS RELIGION - A brief review on what are ( some ) of the causes for certain things and certain outcomes . Atheism - some have turned to this due to harsh religious...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    So my girlfriend is ignoring me right now! We had a disagreement today, about something that we used to agree on but no i guess she doesn't feel the same way! It puts a lot if...
    Hippy99 Hippy99 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    thunderdanmajerle 33 mins ago Smart ***! Lol how are you doing Me 19 mins ago They always say it is better than being a dumbass=P Not to bad. Just thinking I should get off EP...
    DirtyMeStoryTime DirtyMeStoryTime 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Global warming (will) cause(d) Noah's Flood. Forgive them Father for they do not know what they are doing. But they wanted free will, the knowledge of good and evil. Here are their...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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