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I Am An Idealist

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    Love and Peace

    In my young adult life, I believed this world could be a better place.  If everyone felt loved,  then love could bring peace.
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Perfect

    I think that nothing ever can be perfect. There is always something that can be better. It doesnt matter how god you do something. It could always be better. But i always try to make everything perfect. i dont do much things, but if i do something, then i know how it should be...
    13hiatall 13hiatall 18-21, M Jul 24, 2010

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    Complicate

    The problems of the world always seem an easy fix to me. Teach the hungry to grow food; teach the poor that only socioeconomics place that label, as long as the basic needs are met, and you have love, you are not poor; teach the war ridden that, at any cost, you can't force your...
    LKB4ULP LKB4ULP 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    It's true. I idealize

    and go into my dream world a lot of the time, and I have my Utopia planned out in my head, literally.
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F Jan 25

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    Scratch A Cynic

    And you'll find a disappointed idealist.
    LoftyDreamer LoftyDreamer 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 27, 2013

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    Utopian

     I often have really clear ideas about the way things should be. One of the things I imagine a is a kinder, more understanding, respectful, and humanitarian world where everyone cares and looks out for each other and where no one feels stranded and alone. I'm an idealist...
    SilverLinedShadows SilverLinedShadows 22-25 4 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Is It Worth The Effort?

    I suppose at my age I really have to ask whether I should expend effort on certain things or just let it go. Of course some things like traffic road rage incidents are pretty obvious. Let them win, who cares. They may even have a gun. You just never know anymore. The problem I...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M Oct 2, 2013

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    Idealist And Proud.

    I'm an idealist, and I hope age does not take that away from me. Many great men (and women) in this world achieved what they did because they did not give up on their goal and their ideals. I hope I do not either. Fraser
    MrWantMe MrWantMe 18-21, M Nov 27, 2011

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    Long ago When I was just a boy So alone

    then Last of my kind in the world I believed futures could be reborn I would go back in time Change what's to come Hunting, searching for futures I've dreamed Ever chasing, believing visions unseen Hearing that hope is futile Only inspires me not to give up This world is...
    FinalSoldier FinalSoldier 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2014

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    Jaded Idealists?

    The lights come up on center stage.  A man stands alone looking at the audience--- Man:  Is it possible to be a Jaded Idealist?  You see, I am still an idealist, I see the world through rose tinted glasses... or at least I think I do.  The trouble is...
    Elf Elf 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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    Can't Fight the Revolution

    I could write a lot on this topic, but I am supposed to be writing and essay (two actually, among other things as well) right now. Later, I hope, I will write about it more in-depth. When it comes down to it, whether people external to me perceive it or not (I suppose I have...
    Fahrenheit Fahrenheit 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    I Am An Idealist

    I believe myself to be An Idealist. What I believe I feel I would become, it's something Bruce Lee said. I always keep my focus on my goals and make it my life Mission to achieve them and to make more goals, and try to make a difference in my life and the lives of others. Tho at...
    SnowManKnight SnowManKnight 22-25, M Mar 14, 2012

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    The Good

    I am an idealist in the fact that I believe that deep down, everyone will always choose the good in themselves over the bad....
    meyeluv meyeluv 26-30, F Jun 4, 2008

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    Craving What Is Not

    The world never seems to be enough - I have always longed for a better one, more harmonious, more enchanted. A utopia of culture and dignity, close group of sensitive and deep people around me. Accepting reality is hard sometimes. I ask myself: Why can't people be more...
    noxlucida noxlucida 22-25 3 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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    People, human beings,

    are meant for so much more. They, we, can be great. We can achieve things together that seem impossible now. But at the time I'm writing this, it seems that the majority of people are not even decent. They're so angry at themselves and at others, so caught up in day to day...
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M Mar 20, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Why are so many men messaging me asking to be friends? I tried giving them the benefit of the doubt but invariably it turns to questions like would you like to have sex online or...
    ipshi ipshi 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    The following is not mine. It is by a guy called Dave Barry. I have no idea who he is and there is no copyright attached to the article. I am crediting it to him and reposting it...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 8 Responses Mar 26

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    like me loving skulls,dark things,video games,movies,martial arts,weird stuff, and not friends in my lifetime that didn't sharing the excitement that I've always had as a big/huge...
    VMRBROOKS VMRBROOKS 22-25, M Mar 27

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    I am.. *drum roll please* :P here it is:You Are An INFPThe IdealistYou are a creative person with a great imagination. You enjoy living in your own inner world.Open minded and...
    kianna6 kianna6 18-21, T Mar 29

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    INFP. Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Perceiving. The Idealist. Personalitypage.com/INFP.html You can read it there.
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I constantly end up viewing my life in future, leaving it with impossible idealistic standards in comparison to what people are doing right now which causes me to be hard on myself...
    mansra mansra 26-30, M Mar 31

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    The types of writings I write that are free-form are poetic and deep. Sometimes it rhymes and sometimes it doesn't. I tend to think people are good-natured and that everything can...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 1

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    Anarchy is often confused with chaos and mayhem. However, that is not the case. Anarchy is simply not having a leader, no central authority. With anarchy, everyone is their own...
    KittyBlue3 KittyBlue3 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    `Empathetic people — dreamers and idealists — have this sort of accidental power. Most spend their early years ridden with self-doubt, insecurity, and people pleasing habits...
    PuppetOnStrings PuppetOnStrings 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 2

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    There comes a point in life, no matter how far along it is, that you realize that you have to scale the mountain all on your own. There will be people there, sometimes, to reach...
    SunAgain SunAgain 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm idealistic. When I dream, I dream big. I wish the world would be perfect. I wish there weren't people hurting. I wish I wasn't hurting. I wish I could be taken away, like the...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Hopeless romantics believe in love and fairy tales. They dream of roses and candlelight, walking on the beach at sunset, and dancing in the rain. They know that somewhere out there...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    First I would like to get something out of the way. Yes, I am a Socialist. I tend to identify with Social Democracy because it is the most easily-reachable and realistic option...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M a week ago

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    What it is like to be the only ugly woman. Every time I see any random woman anywhere, I think of things that people close to her might love about her. Maybe it's the way her eyes...
    brriittttaannyy brriittttaannyy 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    And he likes random stuff on my facebook .Including some stuff for a guy who was flirting with me.Is he territory claiming on me?I can't even....Yes,has to be borderline /npd...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 1 day ago

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