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I Believe That Facts and Truth Are Entirely Different Concepts

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    The Butchering Of Vocabulary

    Story goes as such... I was having a remarkably good morning as opposed to many stressful ones. We're having an excellent breakfast out as a family. My three year old daughter was happily sitting in the booth playing with a balloon the hostess gave her. She even had a really...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 1 Response Oct 8, 2009

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    We Need to Know the Difference

    "Archaeology is the search for fact... not truth. If it's truth you're looking for, Dr. Tyree's philosophy class is right down the hall." ~ George Lucas, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, 1989
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    FT"s Trinity

    For some reason, I keep coming back to the concept of "Relational Truth," possibly because there there is always the nagging sensation that it wasn't explained well enough. I didn't coin the term; read about it in college , but since have been able to find much written...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Fact Is.... But the Truth...

    The fact is I can be okay with out her and I can be happy and live and even Love...   Truth is... that's not how I plan to play out my life... I Love Her... to dam much...   But what can I do to make it a balanced reality that I could live with...
    littleshadow15 littleshadow15 18-21, M 1 Response May 30, 2009

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    Yeah

    Truth can have a variety of meanings, from the state of being the case, being in accord with a particular fact or reality, being in accord with the body of real things, events, actuality, or fidelity to an original or to a standard. In archaic usage it could be fidelity...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F May 1, 2010

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    World's Happiest Countries

    It amazes me how people will make statements as if they are facts, but the truth is they are not the truth. One of the statements I keep hearing from people in the news media is that the USA is the wealthest country in the world. It amazes me how people will make statements as...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Jan 21, 2013

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    Lady In Waiting

      This true story is nothing new.  It is my guess that the same scene is played out hundreds of times on a daily basis, and I have no doubt that many of you have either witnessed or actually experience some variation of this scene.  It is just another chapter in...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 3 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Another Lesson

    I did not see this event, but read about it quite a few years ago.  It was in a book written by a physician celebrating the human spirit. It seems that a man's wife of 30 years had a stroke, and the left side of her face drooped heavily.  He was out of town at the time...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Shroedinger's Cat

    Considering all things exist in all possible states simultaneously, and only choose a state when observed, or better yet, the observer actually effects the state of the particle being observed, there is really no such thing as "truth".
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling 31-35, M 2 Responses May 22, 2009

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    The Lesson

    I was leaning on the counter drinking coffee, talking to the convenience store clerk, when two beautiful little girls, obviously sisters, walked in. The younger one, looking to be about 5 or 6 gave me a heart melting sweet smile as she walked by.  The older one appearing to...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 8 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Truth and Facts

    At sea level water boils at 212 degrees F.  I believe this is a fact that represents an observation based upon some arbitrary scale. I'm sure that with careful census someone can quote the percentage of children that got to bed hungry.  Let us say that it is 10% for...
    Firetech Firetech 56-60, M 10 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    New World Order

    I am not a follower of the belief that there is plan by the world's wealthy to create a one world new order. But I find some of the stories they post rather interesting. They often have a bit or piece of fact and LOTS of specualtion. The following story was posted on facebook...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M Oct 31, 2013

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    I believe all women are beautiful but shouldn't be able to drive. Did you know that in Iraq women aren't allowed to drive and that country has an average of 7 accidents per year...
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    Just like eyes are the windows to the soul, I believe that words are the keys that unlock the door to the soul. Words make us feel... Love... Hate... Without feeling, ones soul...
    RebelOfSouthernEvolution369 RebelOfSouthernEvolution369 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There is no perfect woman. We are not a size 6, we don't have a perfect smile and we all don't wear heels. I believe everyone is beautiful no matter what race, size or nationality...
    lonewolfxx lonewolfxx 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I believe every lie that I ever told Paid for every heart that I ever stole I played my cards and I didn't fold Well it ain't that hard when you got soul (this is my world...
    WolfhunterJD WolfhunterJD 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Society has morphed us into thinking that the women with the best looks and figure triumphs. Witnessing the truth happening around me and my friends just double confirmed my belief...
    ohmaimama ohmaimama 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 1

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    "Religions, like languages, sound different even when they say the same things."
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I do believe that it is easy to find friends online. I also feel that it's totally okay if you start dating or fall in love with each other. I have found many lost friends through...
    devomkar devomkar 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Hi everyone, I'm 17 years old and I have a slight problem. It's no longer really a problem anyway, but I still think about it a lot and sometimes when reminisce about it, I get a...
    KSniper KSniper 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    If a man thinks your ugly and useless he's not a real man. I would believe were all special and beautiful in our own way ladies. And it's a great feeling :3 So **** it were all...
    DysfunctionalPiano DysfunctionalPiano 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I love how women are invulnerable at times but are emotionally strong when the situation calls for it. I love how straightforward we are but sensitive to those who lacks care and...
    purplefreespirit purplefreespirit 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    All women All females They are unique They are pure They are love They are happiness They are kindness They are everything ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ
    kimi97 kimi97 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    You are worth more than who you **** You are worth more than a waistline You are worth more than beer bottles displayed like drunken artifacts. You are worth more than any naked...
    nata1013 nata1013 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I do a great deal of writing. I journal, write my thoughts, write poetry - ways of getting my feelings out more than anything. I've always felt the gravity of words, the power...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    Words stay with you longer than the pain of any physical contact do. Words are not as easily forgotten as the actions that led up to them being said. Words can destroy or elevate...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    ^^^^^ Pic Above^^^^^^ Are you ******* kidding me? "black people's attitude"?!? "born playing the race card"?!? No I'm not black but I find this totally out of line. She (as well as...
    NotSoStrongSuperman NotSoStrongSuperman 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Men are equally as beautiful as women. You just have to look for the how and why... Our society has made it ok to bash men and encourage reverse sexism. We need to realize: Sex...
    Bixbottomxchub Bixbottomxchub 36-40, M Sep 3

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    You are are what you think. If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, you cant. Believing controls the mind.
    Moca2014 Moca2014 26-30 1 Response Sep 4

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    Not a lot of people are true friends I realized this multiple times but each time I said give them another chance but each time I find out they aren't my true friends
    rushman5 rushman5 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Women are in standing and carrying wen you not well
    123tomcat 123tomcat 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I was once told, by someone who was far more worldly and experienced than I at that time, that all women are both "Young" and "Ladies", and should be treated as such, until proven...
    strangefish101 strangefish101 36-40, M Aug 21

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    True friends are rare metals. Very rare.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I always thought that I was going to burn in hell, and I still do sometimes when I think to hard. But sometimes the bible says things only to make people look to god. Some people...
    Nick221B Nick221B 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    Because a woman is God's masterpiece and God's gift to man... Therefore we are all beautiful. โค๏ธโค๏ธ
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 29

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    Of course they are. Daft statement. And the older you get the more you realise it has absolutely nothing to do with their shape or size or colour or anything you can see! It's...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 31

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    we find people who wanna be friends but how many hold the tag of a true friend are very rare....
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Beautiful, It's not about your waistline. It's not about how big or small your curves are. Cup size, waist size--it's all alterable and changes with age, silly thing. Why waste...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Don't try to tell me your not pretty and I'm not sending pics if me so don't ask please and you are pretty because it's mostly in the inside and that's all that matters and...
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I try and I try. But people I can actually count on whenever I need them are non-existent. My 'friends' want me around when it's convenient for them. When I need them though, they...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every woman I have ever met has some special quality or trait that makes her unique and beautiful. I try to find that trait in her
    txbandit70 txbandit70 41-45, M Aug 18

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    Wanna make a baby, I asked, teased. I know he loves children - has a big heart and although I don't know him that well, I can sense he has a soft spot for them. His eyes closed...
    missformidable missformidable 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Maternity is the most beautiful thing in the world. Every man have to admire the women's ability of giving birth.
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 24

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    Today i experienced a strange feeling.always heard a friend describe a woman as so sexy that he would kiss every inch of her body.i experienced it today.never felt such lust before...
    lomiman lomiman 31-35, M Aug 27

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    โ€œThe beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the...
    Littlelionwoman81 Littlelionwoman81 36-40, F 10 Responses Aug 27

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    It's not a belief it's scientifically proven
    EnvyTheGinger EnvyTheGinger 13-15, M Aug 28

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    But so is silence... Depends ;)
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    They just need the right guy to see it <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 29

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