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    Religious freedom is being allowed to practice

    any religion you choose without persecution. It doesn't mean you can put your religion into laws. It doesn't mean everyone must believe and follow your religion. It doesn't mean your religion is the correct religion. It doesn't mean you can harass, shame, or, degrade those...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 22 Responses Apr 28

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 42 Responses May 29, 2010

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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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    *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 4 days ago

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    More people are concerned with

    why women stay in abusive relationships than why men are abusing women.
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F 12 Responses Apr 28

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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 5 days ago

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days 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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    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 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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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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    College should be free

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

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    Sales tax. Inflation Money in politics.

    Bail out big business but not small. Wtf. How many lies did we buy To help wealthy profit When they dont help back. Military big. But dumb And a tool of wealthy To go bash other countries. Why. Oh Right Wealthy need more wealth. Holy crap.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 26

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    Cheesecake is the devil.

    There, I said it!
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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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 1 day 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 12 Responses Jun 23

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    most of my friends are getting face piercings

    where it looks like their face got bedazzled...they ask me if I like it....and I really just want to say 'no'...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.

    com/stories/Think-Bernie-Sanders-Could-Save-America/6934923
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Was I the only one disappointed to find out

    that Planned Parenthood doesn't plan on partnering with KFC in the fetal market?
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 23

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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 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Freedom of speech" is not freedom to be a

    bully. It does not mean you can harass, abuse and dehumanize others without any repercussions.
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 28

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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 a week ago

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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 3 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 17 hrs 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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    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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    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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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    There's more proof behind there being no God

    than there is proof of a God being there.
    HighEndofYourLow HighEndofYourLow 18-21, F 72 Responses Mar 15

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    I totally support legal immigration,

    and I think everyone has the right to apply to live in the U.S. But I don't understand how anyone can justify coming here illegally and being allowed to stay. All countries have immigration laws, including the countries of origin for many undocumented immigrants. So it's not...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 15 Responses May 1, 2014

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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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    saboosa1 saboosa1 13-15, F 10 Responses Mar 18

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    discipled discipled 51-55, M 1 Response 4 hrs 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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    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 53 Responses Jun 28

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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 6 days ago

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    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 15 Responses Apr 27

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    Fat Kids.

    Unless it is due to a medical problem, if your young child is unfit and overweight then you are a bad parent.  There is a little girl in the nursery I work at that is quite overweight...She is just 3 years old and I need help lifting her onto the swing. She can't run with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 36 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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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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    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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    Sandra. Before I get to this I'm going to tell

    you a story of something that happened to me 3-4 years ago. I threw my boyfriends cigarettes out the window because we were arguing. We get pulled over and the cop has a trend pus attitude. He asked why I littered and was trying to say something about me being too young to...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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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 3 days ago

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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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