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I Believe An Ordinary Person Can Indeed Change The World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 547 People

    All our activists and revolutionaries were

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 100 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    if only more good people believed in their

    abilities..imagine the possibilities this world could be..never let the man get you down..I'm here to high five, the high flyers :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle 31-35, F 1 day ago

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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 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 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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    it is happening again. i can not sleep at all. there is only one image in my brain. it keeps me awake. no mater how much i try i can not change it. it makes me overthink and...
    msb2015 msb2015 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    yeah it's no use trying to change something you can't
    dopegirlfromanotherworld dopegirlfromanotherworld 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i believe only persons who need to be apart of something concrete
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If you look at the sky that way, it’s this massive shifting poem, or maybe a letter, first written by one author, and then, when the earth moves, annotated by another. So I stare...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Some of our actions result in self-depriving, and some in self-benefiting. We need to learn that we have the right to choose.Sometimes we misunderstand ourselves by believing it is...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want people to be more open to unconditional love. I feel like it can help the world find peace. After all, we create our own reality.
    mawwi00 mawwi00 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I don't know why but no matter how hard I try I just can't change who I am even for the better its annoying and i'm always going back to doing things that either hurt me or the...
    maddawgaether maddawgaether 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The Heresy of Hillsong There is probably no better known name within contemporary Christian music than that of Hillsong. Since 1992 they had released more than forty albums...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    being depressed all the time isnt gonna get a girl back. a very kind soul helped me realize, she's out doing her, and i gotta go and do me. i gotta let time take its path and wait...
    pepetheanarchistfrog pepetheanarchistfrog 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Sorry for my broken english So I've had a long-term relationship like 4 years.. i don't know if you could call it long-term but for me this is the longest relationship i've ever...
    Escc Escc 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    from personal experience, i honestly do believe that you can still be friends with an ex. It's difficult at first, however, only time can fix and heal what has happened in the past...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I as a non religious person cannot fathom how you can take a book that conflicts like crazy so seriously. You can be a Christian and still change your beliefs with the times. This...
    jlogan5000 jlogan5000 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I try to change people and can't. I can tell someone to quit doing this or that. I resisted people telling me that. Thought no one cared about me so why should I listen. Had to...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    One of the most amazing things that can happen is finding someone who sees everything you are and won't let you be anything less...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I can't change or control the weather. if it rain it just rain at least the grass is getting watered for free...lol What do you think?
    Parislee Parislee 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe in a lot of things. Most of all though acceptance, and tolerance of other people, and their life choices. Tolerance is a word I am not quite fond of, but it is better...
    AimiMey AimiMey 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So many deeper meanings hod behind lyrics
    Spfxartist13 Spfxartist13 16-17, F a week ago

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    (Weird yeah I'm writing this in the shower, it's where I do deep thinking) 15 is the epicenter of change for me 14 I experienced so much Long term relationship Abuse Dark very...
    LeahLoveee LeahLoveee 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Here you go you music lovers
    maddsf maddsf 18-21, F a week ago

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    Memory recalls Magnifying Unraveling Heart disconnects Mind seeks Soul questions The journey of life Let they say it to be mediocre Not listening Letting none Been and done and...
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F Jun 26