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I Believe the Majority Oppresses

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    We Have a Constantly Shifting Ochlocracy

    We have two basic powers in this country, each with a basic position we like to call "Left" and "Right".  What always ends up happening is that one side or the other gets into power and completely overhauls everything the other side did.  This...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 11 Responses Jul 18, 2009

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    Oppression ?

    We all live as part of a society where we all have are little part ,that we should do or not do .When we say other are being oppressive to us , do we not submit are self to this oppression of our own will . I would have to confess that I have been oppress at time in my life...
    g9 g9 41-45, M Apr 29, 2009

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    Ive Seen It Happen

    A group of people with ideas and one has a great idea then the rest knock it down for some humdrum random nothingness...yes the majority oppresses. Which is why i steer well clear of the cliques.. i stand alone!...all by myself, me myself and i..ha
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    Wow I Really Am Among Friends

    I can't believe I actually found other people besides me, myself and I who think like this and understand this issue!!!!  I look forward to meeting you all and finishing my story when I have time.
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    Major To Minor

    When the majority becomes the minority maybe then they will become free...because they oppress themselves while being the majority itself...becoming the minority they can be humbled, lose their pride...find peace, be a free and do not give a **** any more!!!!
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Jun 26, 2012

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    We Let It

    Honestly, we are all slaves.  We are all oppressed by something.  We are oppressed by money and greed and our own lust.  Real freedom asks too much of us.  We can't live without someone telling us that certain things aren't good or other things aren't bad...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    Mob Rules...

    The majority oppresses, which is why it's best to stand and fight in the minority. As A: Mixed Race Female With "Disabilities" on social security, Unwillingly Unemployed and living Alone Who is Pansexual And Anarchist   I think I have the right to say...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 30, 2009

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    Ive Seen It Happen

    A group of people with ideas and one has a great idea then the rest knock it down for some humdrum random nothingness...yes the majority oppresses. Which is why i steer well clear of the cliques.. i stand alone!...all by myself, me myself and i..ha
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F Apr 29, 2009

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    I am going to say yes and right now i believe my mum is with me in this bedroom while i sit and watch telly. I know to someone this may seem weird but i have her dressing gown over...
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