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I Believe An Ordinary Person Can Indeed Change The World

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    What Is Ordinary?

    I believe that everyone has extraordinary in them. Some people use it all the time. Some people use it once. And then there's everyone else in the middle. We can change the world, one deed at a time.
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    Just 1.

    One is an important number. It's not the Number that defines loneliness, it's a number of belief. In this world, it only takes a unique single individual to touch a soul. It can be any kind of touch. A caring notion or a simple smile. Anything counts in this one life that we live...
    Amej2769 Amej2769 18-21 Dec 4, 2012

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    One Spot Of Grain Can Tilt The Scale

    I believe that a slight wind can change the course of a wave on the ocean. In battle, one soldier couldmake a huge diference between life and death. Same goes with one spot of grain added to one side of the scale can tilt it. ordinary as in you and I, a brother and sister. We are...
    lighthouse2010 lighthouse2010 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2011

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    Let'S Think Of A Way To Change The World Together

    I recently created a forum with the purpose of sharing with other people our thoughts about how to change the world. Of course, this forum would also be a place where we could have fun talking with each others and sharing our problems, asking help, talking about stuff, etc. So...
    Iamthemanofmiracles Iamthemanofmiracles 16-17 May 23, 2013

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    Just look at all the great discoveries in life!

    Columbus Copernicus. Vasco de Garma Henry Ford Edward Jenner All the other scientists that figured out how to treat or cure illnesses! Think of the kids that took their call up notices,learned to shoot a rifle. Then had to accept killing another man in order to stop a bunch of...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 16, 2014

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    All our activists and revolutionaries were

    average people . Even our villians were ordinary .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Jan 28

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    Let's Change The World!

    "If you want to be happy, make others happy" so let's do it. I know how you can feel more confident, happy and proud about yourself. It's easy... make others happy. Hug someone you see for the first time, smile to the sad person you see on the street, ask somebody how they REALLY...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 102 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Confusion

    I don't even know if I should be writing this, but I can't get it off my mind. So here we go... Today I heard about a guy who I used to go to school with. He is in a coma because he took a lot of drugs and was huffing. I just heard it today. He is 18 years old and he might die...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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    You are beautiful. Just in case no one has told

    you lately, we all need you! Even though I don’t know your name, or what you look like, I believe that we are one. Born with a heavy heart and shining smile, longing to dance among the stars we gaze to. Drawn to those who recognize that love is a beacon of light for those lost...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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    If You Want To Fix America, Paul Krugman’s Selling Prosperity Is A Good Place To Start.

    @thomasw540  #Transforming America  ramrodd.tumblr.com In 1993, President Bill Clinton had a choice between Paul Krugman and Dr. Laura D’Andrea Tyson as his Chief Economic Advisor. He chose Dr. Tyson because, in person, she is a cute as a bug and  Clinton was always partial...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Nov 28, 2012

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    I believe that an ordinary person doing

    ordinary things can change the world. Social Media will help us make what is ordinary in the USA be ordinary all over the world.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 16-17, M Jan 28

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    Our Story Will Just Begun

    Dear Sir/Madam The process of perception began in our minds. All our thoughts are aiming to distinguish good and evil. The silence that we keep has to be broken. We have to get rid of the lie from our world, to learn on mistakes made in the past. With our beliefs manifesting...
    revolutions2012 revolutions2012 22-25 Dec 1, 2012

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci was the bastard son of a notary and wasn't even supposed to get an education due to his social status. But when he was little he stole his fathers papers, which he had an abundance of because he was a notary (paper was a rare commodity in those days) and he...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F Nov 29, 2012

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    If it is part of someone's life path to do good

    for humanity, they are going to do so without the expectation of fame, fortune, etc. If such things finds them, that would be because karma decreed it, but it won't be necessary. The intrinsic reward comes in the good energy that follows any good deed. Anyone who helps others...
    AKLady15 AKLady15 26-30, F Apr 17

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    36 Hours Ago I Had A Brain Surgery

    I don't consider I am an ordinary person... It's not an egocentric appreciation, it's more a profound gratefulness with life, God.. 36 hours ago I had a cavernoma removed from my left frontal lobe, thru a very complex craniotomy procedure. My doctor explained all the Risks...
    CaroConsuegra CaroConsuegra 31-35, F Nov 29, 2012

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    I Love You All

    Many days and nights,evening cities with lights we rep it nice,with fire and ice but get down on the mics,used transport fire,shadow ,water and ice then summon God and knock onmy heart and sit with Christ,saving everyone and doing it right,I represent God,holy ghost and Christ...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M Dec 7, 2012

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    Ilove God Earth And You

    Dear brother'sand sisters from other mothers i am writing to tell you how much it is better to do on to others good things without hope that they will do one to you for God is real and here really does love each and every one of you and I do too Holy Holy holly is he i speak...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M Dec 1, 2012

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    Savior

    Are the dynamics of history determined by collective or by individual forces? Every historian has a position on this. Generally speaking the two schools are traditionally either Marxist or liberal and capitalist.  For a while, when the Soviet Union finally dissolved some...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M May 28, 2010

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    What Are You Waiting For? Make A Difference Today!

    Have you ever taken issue with something, that at your core, you knew, was unfair or just plain wrong?   Maybe it was a policy issue such as healthcare reform or a human rights issue like poverty.   Whatever it was, it moved you to consider a solution...
    Hope4Her Hope4Her 31-35 1 Response May 5, 2010

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    I would just like too say

    for an app I found by accident thanks too all the people who respond too what I have too say some of you give some sound advice others entertain and I am very thankful for all the insight and I am glad I can share my reponses as well simply I am writing this too say thanks
    queenofthesouthpaw queenofthesouthpaw 22-25, F Jan 29

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    His Son Killed By Us Yet He Still Loves Us

    Their are not enough ways or letters in my language or on the earth to say how much i love my lord the living God i must say, everyone of them i speak is still not enough to explain how much he loves and adores us you see to each other we are just a bother to him we are...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457 31-35, M Dec 25, 2012

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    Proof

    the tank man of Tiananmen square... http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/view/ this video is 90 minutes long...but it is so worth while imo.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 8, 2010

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    Yes! i totally believe this, Love can create miracle, if only we love in purest form..it is like a light...It guides us like a lamp, it is like a God... when we hear the word love...
    Lauv Lauv 22-25, M May 3

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    As much as I know this is true. It still is a "Easier said than done thing." I know it is other people in this world that could agree that sometimes you can realize something like...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Over this past year I've changed.The truth is I can hardly recognise myself,I'm almost a completely different person from before.I'm not really sure what triggered this change,it...
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M May 10

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    when you feel cold because of cold people..when people change in second and you feel they ever didnt love you ,,when i dont understand why breathing yet,,friends,, get change...
    CassieJess CassieJess 22-25, F May 14

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    I'm sorry, but I really hate when people say this. I have schizophrenia, could I run for mayor of my city of 70,000? Could a person in a wheelchair be a construction worker? Then...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M May 17

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    It's funny how some people can see ALL the FAULT in YOU and NOT themselves....
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I think they're stupid and can't wait for them to go to hell because God has the last say so they will be punished!
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response May 21

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    Only I can be stronger in mind, body, and soul. You cannot make or break someone who is starting again. I from here on out am my own best friend until proven beyond the shadow of...
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    You know who you are ;) I love you bestie
    ryancole1930 ryancole1930 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    You'll never see all the awesome things ahead of you,If you keep looking at all the bad things behind you.sometimes you just have to turn around,give a smile,throw the match and...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i blame George Bush that ISIS was created and we are fighting them. Because George Bush said that we should be at war and have wars.
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 36-40, F 3 Responses May 14

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    Never heard ISIS and Jihadi John beheading any one anymore. Thank god! I am happy because no one has to die. I want everyone of ISIS dead and Jihadi John and there aren't news...
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 36-40, F 1 Response May 20

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    yeahh this has to stop anytime soon...for the sake of everything
    yairdjudas999 yairdjudas999 16-17, M 1 Response May 21

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    isis are not muslims! islam has absolutly no realtion with this
    zaynabo zaynabo 18-21, F 1 Response May 21

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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    INFJ PERSONALITY (“THE ADVOCATE”) The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    While I have lived as myself now for some years, with only my close family knowing my secret, I still felt hollow inside knowing that the large conservative family I grew up in was...
    shelle48 shelle48 61-65, F 6 Responses May 18

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    Too Cray Cray to Function Sometimes, I wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have a mental disease. Life is a series of events and decisions, a chain reaction. My chain...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Every day my mom tells me that I can't change the world. That it can't be done. She tells me that if I don't like something that I better get used to it because nothing is going to...
    steviehunt steviehunt 18-21, M 3 Responses May 13

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    What Is Rastafarianism? Who Was Bob Marley? by Wayne Jackson Display cc default img “What is the religion called Rastafarianism, and how is such related to the Jamaican...
    churinga churinga 70+, M May 18

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    I am writing this as an update. When I made this group, it was in retaliation for a holocaust denier that was posting highly inflammatory posts with verification from one of many...
    winchester64 winchester64 66-70, M May 4

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