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    WE ARE AMERICANS TOO!

    We were born in American towns and cities and went to American schools, where we stood and pledged our allegiance to the flag. We worshipped our churches, well some of us did, and we became patriotic. Many of us went to war for this country, some never came home. Some of...
    EmmaSylvester EmmaSylvester 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Enlightenment

    > Enlightenment hangs like a burning coal over a silk sheet drops of fire fall from the coal land on the sheet and burn a hole through it eventually the whole coal falls burning the entire sheet away no more sheet only empty space where the sheet used to be
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 7 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    How To Overcome Anger

    Step 1. An external event has provoked anger inside you Step 2. Notice the anger and watch as it passes like a cloud in the sky Step 3. Anger dissolves and awareness fills its place Seems relatively easy when you put it down like this, and really it is once you get the hang of...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    Am I Really Free?!

    Everybody seems to be saying that he or she is free... not sure what freedom in this context means... does it mean being able to do what you want? am i free when everything around me is neither of my making nor of my choice? not sure how freedom could exist when locked in...
    hope99 hope99 41-45, M 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Peace& Freedom

    If peace came to our world The Churches would be Less than pleased The fear about war--Had been keeping people on thier Knees
    jettys jettys 56-60 3 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    Soul Searching ...

    It's all in my head It's all in my mind Freedom & peace are not to be found They are just all around Close your eyes for minutes Think about what makes you laugh And just forget the world ... It seems to be so simple & frankly But what's done is done No matter how chaotic the...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 14, 2011

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    A Mind Thought: Searching For Freedom.

    A Mind Thought: searching for Freedom. If you have been searching, seeking freedom, which the United States has been based on (Nature’s Law), most never find, through where they search. When looking at the United States flag, you will see first, the color blue and...
    SharedKnowledge SharedKnowledge 51-55, M Dec 10, 2010

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    Peace Of Mind Body And Soul...

    I took seek peace. To live in this world being who I am and who I was born to be, no more no less. I refuse to conform to what others expect, but will be just who I am only. I find peace being alone, or keeping my circle of face to face contact small...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F Oct 14, 2009

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    I've experienced a sort of freedom I've never

    felt in my life. I've felt freedom from the constraints in which I have been living in for the past 27 years. Freedom by going against the grain and going with the flow.
    pinkelephants86 pinkelephants86 26-30, F Mar 9

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    Inner Peace...

    I am seeking freedom...To live where money isn't the driving purpose for all choices and actions made...Where human connection, love and support is a high priority.Where taking care of our earth and the resources it provides is a high priority. I am seeking inner peace...
    CoracaoQuebrado CoracaoQuebrado 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2010

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    Peace Of Soul, Peace Of Mind

    More and more with each day passing I become convinced that ultimately I have but one goal in life- to find peace and happiness. I want to wake up content rather than just getting through the day so I can go back to bed, the only place I don't feel judged/burdened/jaded. Yet...
    LullabyD LullabyD 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    Peace or Freedom might be

    as expensive as gold but it polishes priceless silver lining. Looking forward on what in store for me as I focus my eyes to the future. I am reborn and free!
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Who Isnt??

    i believe that no matter what our surface wants or desires are that the underlying theme to everything we want or need is to achieve that ultimate goal of peace or satisfaction, that fulfillment we all wait for, or run to. some people run to religion, believing if they do...
    almostnotquitenormal almostnotquitenormal 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2011

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    I Am Seeking the Unimaginable

    im trying to imagine being free, real freedom, i can imagine real peace, but not real freedom. I wonder if there really is such a thing in this world. i think not. 
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    This Is My Life'S Quest!

    And this is one other reason I have joined EP to openly express my freedom and inner peace! Any ladies willing to join me are quite welcome too as well!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Apr 12, 2013

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    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Jan 16, 2011

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    Its All Within You

      I am seeking Freedom and peace And feel that I am somewhat getting there...with baby steps.   I am losing the capacity to understand the usual "blah blah" they are mere echoes in the vicinity of my ears (and hardly reach the ear drums).  I have lost...
    violetsoul111 violetsoul111 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2009

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    That's Right,

    Freedom from the burdens that try to weigh me down, and peace inside myself, to shush the whir of constant longing and need that twist the emotion living inside of me.
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Real Freedom And Piece

    I am convinced that the only way we will ever get real inner peace and freedom is when we are no longer in our earthly bodies .Perhaps this is why I do not fear death .The only thing that keeps me from suicide is the people I leave behind ,unfortunately it has not stopped me from...
    beastman111 beastman111 46-50, M Jul 2, 2011

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    When I Seek Ing Peace And Freedom It Help Me To Rest Good At Night

    but when i dont seek peace and freedom   my rest will be throw off  so i have to keep doing it so that i will have it no metter what.
    susiehouston susiehouston 56-60, F Jul 5, 2011

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    Lost In Wonderland.

    I am seeking freedom and peace. It seems like anywhere I go I'm out of place. Don't ask me why, but it just does. Reminds me of this movie I saw on dis-personalization. Anyways. I am seeking freedom and peace. To get rid of all the stress in my life and be free to...
    L0vetheway L0vetheway 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2009

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    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Dec 6, 2010

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    In My Cave....

    I kept chipping away at the stone to let the light inwhen I realized the light was already in
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    So often times it happens

    that we live our lives in chains, and we never even know we have the key. The Eagles
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F May 6

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    Its Time For Me To Go....

    Hey people. It’s time for me to go....well soon anyway. I'm living in the UK and I’m sick of society and what it has become and what it’s trying to make me. We are all on a leash and controlled by our governments but we don’t need to be! That's what they don’t want us...
    UrbanTramp23 UrbanTramp23 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Freedom to Be Myself In a World of Confusion, And...

    Peace to not only be allowed to be free, but so that others can be free too.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2, 2009

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    I don't think I have ever had inner peace. I have tried to find it..tried to calm myself...I can't meditate. I can't just sit there & be quiet for that long, plus I can't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    I need peace from within.. recently, i've been having trouble getting good sleep. i tend to wake up to early and can't get back to sleep.. i hate the feeling; it's draining me. and...
    micz521 micz521 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Needed some time with me. Idleness. You reading this. Peace with the world outside. Letting go and accepting my flaws and vulnerability. Love to you all.
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    "Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions" Unknown
    margai margai 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I am not into sex or perversion.
    ComplexityUnvailed ComplexityUnvailed 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 28

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    All too often, public protests over emotionally-charged, highly volatile issues don’t turn out well. Though most participants in these demonstrations are peaceful and law...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    35 yr old Gay, Christian Guy based in Europe seeking a MOC. Am of Indian origin, but have lived all over the world ever since I was a child. I´m well educated and have a decent...
    Studio54 Studio54 31-35, M Sep 24

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    Probably an unpopular opinion but it's true. All we do is fight for interests not called freedom. Anyone who tells you different is either blind, or ignorant. Again, this is just...
    ImToolazyforaWittyUseName ImToolazyforaWittyUseName 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    There are better ways to exercise freedom of speech than to harass each other on EP and other social networking sites. As a victim of harassment I don't want to see it censored but...
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 24

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    I am a master seeking a slave. I am looking for a woman who is willing to surrender herself completely to me. I seek someone who is capable of being obedient, trustworthy and...
    1uk3 1uk3 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    It's amazing that the moment you have kids and stop going out to bar to save up money for your kids, your friends disappear. I'm a single, 25 year old, college student mother...
    smilesofazombie smilesofazombie 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    Unity, Equality, Peace Is the only thing i ask for But what do i get? Judgement Fools Bullies Is it me is it my sexuality Is it my uniqueness Is this world truly incapable of...
    Kitry Kitry 13-15, F a week ago

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    The problem is every one desires complete freedom. Which can't happen or else anarchy would be aligned. Another problem is that people have too many choices and become spoiled and...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 29

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    So freedom is bullshit. Let's talk about america. Greatest nation ever to be on earth till the mid 90s. You see America got its power through beating a strong British army they had...
    richmckee richmckee 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    A hard word to explain and define...but to me, it only means being able to think as I wish and like...nothing to do with feeling tied up ...or prisoner like ...especially when in a...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    Why is city of Houston messing with Freedom of Religion
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    sigh, "They steal away your freedom and your love:" Of course one is only blaming the idiots because one can't stop oneself from telling them what one really feels in the first...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 22 hrs ago

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    Everyone should be treated equally! If you ***** away the outward appearance, we're all the same! And no matter what age, gender, race or religion, people deserve to be together...
    mysteriousheart23 mysteriousheart23 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    There is so much you sacrifice once you decide to live with another. Apart from the lack of privacy,control,and space, you lose more important things. You lose inner peace sharing...
    yami07 yami07 22-25, F Oct 5

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    I've concluded, in my short years on this earth, that all I want is peace. I have come to the realization that happiness isn't a given. It is a passing feeling that I must enjoy as...
    DacianaNorte DacianaNorte 18-21, F Oct 10

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    unity and peace maybe i don't think unity is really exist. because we are different and that's make us human. and peace is too idealism to be true. but i still hope someday will...
    Mmontag Mmontag 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    We hear the story ;people die every day........yes they do,but it doesn't effect you until it hits home.... What it is about men don't like doctors???????medication in my town is...
    sweetc123 sweetc123 36-40 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Peace and fear don't mix well....