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    I'm an Atheist and a feminist.

    I'm pro-choice, I never want children, I have tattoos and piercings, and dye my hair unnatural colors. I'm controversy personified. And what's better is that I know I'm not the only one.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 21 Responses May 9

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    discipled discipled 51-55, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Cheesecake is the devil.

    There, I said it!
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I am a blunt and straight to the point person.

    When I see ignorance, I'm quick to break the situation down as simply as possible so the ignorant party can become aware of their foolishness. I really couldn't care less if I offend them. Unless there is something to gain from them, which is most often not the case, I will be...
    somexguy somexguy 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This whole Cecil the lion story is ridiculous,

    people reacting over it as if the guy who killed the lion, killed a human being. If this Lion was so special, why didn't they just put him in a zoo where no one could kill him?
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think a lot of Americans would have felt less

    sympathetic for the victims of the Charleston shooting if they were outside of a liquor store or standing on a corner instead of being in a church. Location is important even when it has nothing to do with business. It seems like we place more value on religious people than we...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 10 Responses Jul 27

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    This might sound terrible,

    but it makes me so mad when girls sleep around and get knocked up by accident because they were careless and have a baby that they didn't really want, when meanwhile there's so many women out there that want a baby more than anything but can't have one.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 13

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    I totally think 'Big Bang Theory' is an

    overrated show that takes a typical "Geek/Nerd" stereotype and makes the whole show around it.....
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Bernie is right. Maher is right.

    They are left. Because money rigs elections And they know this. But get ignored by the right. For being right. http://youtu.be/K_6EfkAaegI
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    I'm gonna start this off by saying I know I'm

    going to get a lot of hate messages because of my views. Go ahead, it doesn't matter to me. What I'd really like is some opinions. I love to see what others think and make my own assumptions. I hope what I say doesn't offend any, as it really isn't meant to. I'm a mixed...
    YouKnowWho15 YouKnowWho15 16-17, F 23 Responses 2 days ago

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    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 53 Responses Jun 28

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    Bacon is the most overrated food of all times.

    Not even close. There I said it. I just don't get it.
    doc6294 doc6294 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Since we hear feminists

    and crazy women complain all the time, I thought I'd switch it around for this post. Enjoy. It's becoming a world where everyone's pointing out all the **** girls have to deal with, while the girls do the same **** to guys and it's acceptable. For example : Ex1 : Girl...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 9 Responses Jul 2

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    I am completely for guns.

    I own more than 10. And it's not because I'm a red neck or anything of the sort. There are some cruel and evil sick people in this world. Someone could break in my house and kill me and my baby just to steal some jewelry to buy drugs. Someone could break in my house and...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 19 Responses 6 days ago

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    Teachers risk plenty.

    Sacrifice plenty. Professors still dont. But get paid well. Much better than teachers. Why.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    For those of you quoting scripture to reject

    gays, trans, abortion, etc etc. I hope you're following his other rules. Back to dresses everyday ladies There shall not be a man's apparel on a woman, neither shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever doeth so is an abomination to Jehovah thy God. Farmers! One...
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 9 Responses May 17

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    I think it's funny how everyone forces you to

    accept gay marriage by forcing it into our justice system, churches, organizations, politics, music, television shows, and schools. And they're excuse is "We're here, we're queer, get used to it." If someone says they support gay marriage, everyone respects and supports them...
    ImaPrincess344 ImaPrincess344 18-21, F 81 Responses Apr 28

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    I'm very controversial

    that I am many on here at EP read some of my statements and assume I wish for the destruction of the USA and that I dislike Christianity Judaism that I love Islam that I hate white people really probably think I'm insane. no I'm none of. the above the issue is this is humanity...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Feminism is about equality among the sexes.

    Nothing else. I can't believe this is viewed as a controversial ideal.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 65 Responses Mar 19

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    College should be free

    for all citizens.
    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 71 Responses Mar 14

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    I am really tired of the glorification of the

    military we have here. You're in the military, good for you and thanks for your work. But I am not going to treat you any different because of this. You can still be an ******* and serve the country.
    chocolatebabygirl chocolatebabygirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    As you sit here and read this,

    a gay couple is getting married and you weren't effected in any way. Not allowing gay marriage isn't going to stop people from being gay, with that being said, why not let people who are gay be happier in their lives?
    AttachmentIssues AttachmentIssues 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 23

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    The way I see things is - everyone has the

    right to live their life the way they want. They can choose who they want to marry, if they want to be religious or not, what job they take, what hobbies they do and interests they have..... most people agree with this. . If the above is true then shouldn't we have the right to...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 19 Responses May 9

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    *pic inside* Just tell me

    why this is okay when if the genders were swapped, FEMINISTS would attack the man, it'd get zero hearts/agreements and he'd get called sexist..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am tired of living in a heteronormative world

    where religious beliefs and bias opinions override the truth. Religion is something that should remain personal. However, I feel that religion is something that contorts many believers minds into oblivion. I'm not saying that everyone with a religion acts this way, it's just...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 9 Responses Apr 28

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    Australia plans to use 6 million to kill cats

    as an attempt to save species (their reasoning anyways.) I wonder. This brings into question if we treated each other as we do animals this world would be such a weird place to live as we'd all be dead. Oh gee why stop there though Australia? Shouldn't we then cull humans...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Caption: "When Your Mom Finds Out You've Been

    Rioting In Baltimore And Beats You On National TV" #MomOfTheYear (Am I a really bad person for feeling a sense of pride and admiration for this mother ? ~bb)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 16 Responses Apr 28

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    Anyone who isn’t living under a rock

    must have heard about the murder of Cecil, a beloved lion that was living on a protected reserve in Zimbabwe. As awful and unjustified as this act was, some good may actually come of it. Apparently, a lot of people were unaware of the practice of big game trophy hunting until...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Stop Trying To 'Save' Me.

    There are currently 203 stories in the group 'I Don't Believe In God', 33 of those stories are written by believers with the aim of converting the group members. It is my opinion that we need to respect one and others right to our own beliefs. I feel it to be rude, arrogant...
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    I think EP needs to stop trying to be the new

    Myspace and get rid of the kids which will get rid of the pedophiles. I am not saying it should be all adult content but it should go back to adults sharing with other adults. This site encourages pedophiles by mixing young children and adults with no safety features to protect...
    basttt basttt 41-45, F 10 Responses Jun 24

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    It is sad to see the posts

    that must have the maximum number of followers like 'I LOVE MY PARENTS, I LOVE AND RESPECT MY PARENTS and I CARE FOR MY ELDERLY PARENTS or LOVED ONE' are so unnoticed. I wonder time has really changed. The connection, interaction and unconditional love between the parents and...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Or just obvious. Support.

    Workers make a company money. And may be consumers too. They make a nation. But when broken they suffer. The company dodges taxes So the nation cant help the citizen. The company also supported Buying politicians To evade helping the workers family Or the...
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    I believe that there should be a mild

    and temporary censorship on the American media. In the media, you hear about two things, bad things and celebrities. I agree that people should be informed of the bad things happening, it's our right to know. But I believe that the media takes it overboard and it seems like they...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 10 Responses Jul 24

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    Imagine if men were as disgusted with rape

    as they are with periods.
    baylicole baylicole 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    ok I'm sick of people in this country

    and in other s especially Israel crying about the nuclear deal the USA president Obama made with Iran what really pissed me off was the people IN this country mainly white America bitching about it first who the **** is you the usa can tell who can and can not have nuclear...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I believe it's more important to respect

    and care for the next generation than "respecting your elders". You haven't directly contributed to, or impacted my life by being old and existing. But these children are gonna be the light of my future. So my mind's on the little ones. However, the children are more neglected...
    Th3Ch3shir3Kat Th3Ch3shir3Kat 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Suicide is not selfish.

    I have my own beliefs to back it up if anyone has an opposite opinion :)
    tayyylorrrrr tayyylorrrrr 22-25, F 35 Responses Mar 15

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    Truly, God is nothing

    but a myth. The church is even corrupt by its ways. Religion is like this: love me or go to hell and suffer. Honestly, it's fine to really have faith but in the end of the day, it's nothing but a myth. Propaganda and scapegoats are used nowadays for religion to gain more brain...
    HighEndofYourLow HighEndofYourLow 18-21, F 33 Responses May 24

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    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/stories/Think-Bernie-Sanders-Could-Save-America/6934923
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    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 15 Responses Apr 27

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    A quick run down of 100 things about me to bore

    the guts out of you. 1. You can call me Jill. Or not. 2. It's completely up to you. 3. This is not going to be controversial. 4. There I said it. 5. I want to be sociable. 6. But I'm just not. 7. I'm a wimp 8. I used to be really fat when I was this age 9. I burned all...
    Bumblebeat Bumblebeat 61-65, F 14 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    If you stay on EP long enough,

    you're bound to find something personally upsetting. I've been here long enough to find plenty. One particular trend I've noticed that doesn't sit well with me is the sexism against males on this site. I understand that sexism isn't limited to men on here, but it seems far more...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 18

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    I don't understand how people can dismiss the

    idea of global warming, out of hand. It's not like human beings haven't altered this world in other, tangible ways, generally for our own wants, often negatively. There are species of animals that no longer exist because we've destroyed them. There are even groups of people...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 15 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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