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I Am An Idealist

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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...
    MrWantMe MrWantMe 18-21, M Nov 27, 2011

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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...
    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...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M Oct 2, 2013

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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...
    Elf Elf 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2007

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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...
    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...
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M Mar 20

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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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    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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    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...
    SnowManKnight SnowManKnight 22-25, M Mar 14, 2012

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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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    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...
    LKB4ULP LKB4ULP 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2012

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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...
    Fahrenheit Fahrenheit 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    Just for fun I again used both my real name and my username Wraithorn. Again I received rather similar results. The first is for Wraithorn, although i must say that i do not...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Mar 26

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    I do. They bolster a belief or give hope, or you wish you could truly believe in the quote or live life accordingly. A kind of ideal. Idealistic thought. I like quotes, but...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with...
    whisperingthunder whisperingthunder 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I am 19 years old. I've been dealing with this alone feeling like something is wrong with me until I Googled reasons why I do this. I feel like such a freak & alone in this. My...
    estrong estrong 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Ever since I was young boy I have always been fascinated by outer space. I used to write plenty of short fiction in grammar school with spaced based themes. Loved Carl Sagan’s...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M Mar 20

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    I have been married once so I am familiar with monogamy. I know the downside and the upside of it very well. My curiousity in polygamy stems from the fact that our society is not...
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Your Mind is Purple Of all the mind types, yours is the most idealistic. You tend to think wild, amazing thoughts. Your dreams and fantasies are intense. Your thoughts are...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M Mar 23

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    So I provide consultant services for startups, often times pro bono because I believe in that fast moving idealistic viewpoint of living on the edge business do or die. Recently...
    JezebelRising JezebelRising 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    BASKIN-ROBBINS REVEALS WHAT YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR SAYS ABOUT YOU Baskin-Robbins recently partnered with Dr. Alan Hirsch, a nationally recognized smell and taste expert...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    I found that. Anyone wants to say something? INFJs? Knowing one? INFJ strengths Determined and passionate. INFJ personalities work very hard for causes they believe in...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    My biological mother died when I was about nine years old. But since then, my father remarried, to a woman named Kari. Now, Kari was an absolutely horrid person. She had some sort...
    bluemetalchick9 bluemetalchick9 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 30

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    Ok. Not a suicide cry for help, or 'oh I am so sorry' sympathy. But dammit, today and more than a few times before, dying seems like heaven compared to earth. I am a pretty open...
    lotusblossoms lotusblossoms 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Let's say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner...
    oldermanlookingforwomen oldermanlookingforwomen 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Let's say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner...
    ViperRemu ViperRemu 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I experienced it and it surely was an eye-opener. It was a breath of fresh air. My most successful clean slate ever. Now when I returned, the old me did as well. Although I know...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 Apr 4

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    For the past few years now, well ever since I was a child, I was too mature for my age, and was always around people older than me. I felt like I've always been empty. I was...
    MaisieM MaisieM 13-15, F Apr 5

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    You are a Wolf! (your score: 23) 23 Characters: Marek, Alanka, Kerza, and Kara in the Aspect of Crow trilogy and "Storm Reaper"; Lance in "The Wild's Call" Powers: Stealth...
    codait codait 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I need to find myself. Those were the words she spoke to me the morning she left me to find herself. I will never forget the irony of that moment – it was a beautiful Monday...
    Ricky2701 Ricky2701 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I know I'm not hideous, nor mentally deficient, nor excruciatingly boring. I know I'm average. But to me, average equates boring. Just because I'm not ugly doesn't mean I'm not...
    shafaz shafaz 16-17 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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