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I Defend My Beliefs

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    Logically

    I enjoy defending my beliefs. At times it is difficult to defend my beliefs because I do not belong to any religious group so therefore I don't have a book of some sort to provide evidence for what I am saying. I prefer it this way because it's a matter of logically explaining...
    philosophicmyth philosophicmyth 26-30, F Dec 17, 2010

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    Why Bad Things Happen

    If theres anything I understand about God better than anything, its why he allows bad things to happen. I'm so, so tired of hearing rude atheists saying stuff like "if God is so loving why do bad things happen to good people?" They could easily figure out the answer to...
    CGFE CGFE 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    I Have Been A Target

     and i have fought back.these know-it -alls .i don`t belive in attacking someone`s beliefs,or race.that is what weak minded people do.and i do not judge people for what they may say.i judge them by their actions.i have been attacked because i  belive that many of todays...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    You Know It...

    If you try to insult me of my beliefs I will fire back. I don't like intolerance of religious beliefs, race, gender, sexuality, anything. I will defend my beliefs and I am a good arguer. I won't hold my tounge. Fight me if you dare.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 17, 2009

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    In Reply To A Post To Mentalgent...

    MentalGent requested I post my perspective on the formation of the Bible - most specifically, the New Testament, - in a separate section, and link it on a board, upon which he and I have engaged in a somewhat heated debate for a couple of days. This is part of a book I endeavor...
    angelsofhope2008 angelsofhope2008 26-30, M 9 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Evidentialist

    I hold to the key assumptions that the universe exists and that we can learn something about it. Beyond those two basal assumptions, without which we can literally go nowhere, I hold that no idea should be held up as knowledge without the evidence to back it up. The stronger...
    Argonnosi Argonnosi 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    I want to encourage everyone who loves animals to become a Defender of Wildlife. Oceana also does a lot of good work for my fellow Sea lovers. A lot of the time they only need...
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    I'd like to know different beliefs and values because I get to learn new things
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    The older Ive become, the more I value things in life ...
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    You do you babe! If you believe in god, great. If you don't, awesome. I don't personally but I'm trying to find myself and my religion. I like you for who you are, your religion is...
    bbybleu bbybleu 16-17, F 2 Responses May 11

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    No one is right and no one is wrong. Most of us live in democracy and so keep an open eye on everything around you. Not just scholars, but primitive life can hold a wealth of skill...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17

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    My dad yelled at me. He says I spend too much time locked up in my room on the computer. It's not actually true, and I think that I was *this* close to being grounded probably just...
    IRemainAnonymous IRemainAnonymous 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Is it only the fear of hell that we believe in God?
    Skwair Skwair 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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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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    I respect that everyone has their own beliefs, I believe in many things that could be considered fictional. However, I'd like to point out that none of you will ever transform into...
    princesskatie7 princesskatie7 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A very insightful and important acticle Gay activists claim redefining marriage won’t hurt anyone, but that’s a lie. Just ask Canadians. May 1, 2015 (ThePublicDiscourse...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M May 2

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    Big shocker for anyone to feel this way, right? Yeah, blah, anyway... I feel immensely alone and honestly, it's mostly my own doing. I do not connect well with other humans. Never...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All my dad's family are toxic. I am not sure why but in the end it only makes me sad that they live like this. It's all they know, to be filled with such limited experiences and...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response May 5

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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Ep may be causing it. Was logged on. Read some shocking posts. Posted my shock. Tried to comprehend the shocks. Fell asleep. Had dreams showing views. And their...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 30

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    How to Quiet the Mind - By Gina Lake The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F May 2

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    This Med Student Was for Abortion Until He Watched One Happen Majority of us have the luxury of arguing pro life or pro choice without ever having to watch an abortion. After...
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    Not really, I just went for the fun of it. Had an adrenaline rush all day and wanted something fun to do to kill the energy. And the teacher is so adorable lol he's shorter than me...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F May 5

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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...
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    I have never thought he would be so important to me... Last May 2013, when I met him through internet.. We are 8,207 miles apart!.He always makes me blush so much lol and talking...
    4everrrr 4everrrr 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Socialism and capitalism are both spooks: ideas that people enslave themselves too by wasting their time, effort, and sometimes their lives defending as well as relinquishing their...
    LibertarianEgoist LibertarianEgoist 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    For the longest time, I've struggled with acceptance. I never really felt that I could be myself with anyone. Whenever I'd intentionally show a glimpse of who I am and what's going...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 30

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    Do i have to defend myself and defend myself to get the right of smoking?
    proxpher proxpher 22-25, F 3 Responses May 2

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    I cannot apologize or feel sorry for how I think, for how I feel. We cannot help but be as we were raised to be. I cannot stomach an act of cruelty without feeling queezy, I cannot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 4

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    Who is Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings be upon him?? He is the one who defended the rights of all humanity 1400 years ago. He defended men's, women's and children rights...
    zeinahalawa zeinahalawa 16-17, F 4 Responses May 6

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    We allow bullies. Why. To toughen kids. Or to feed businesses. Like therapy. Or prisons. And worse comes. We cant defend ourselves now. And government wont...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 7

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    I didn’t ask for answers but you gave me meaning. I didn’t ask for change but you changed me. I didn’t ask for direction but you guided me. I didn’t ask for forgiveness but...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    A talk the other day. With crisis. About mental health services. And homelessness. Entered my head today. After watching comedians. Egos rule. And make rules...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 7

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    This really tough girl from the school next to mine says she is gonna beat me up next Thursday (I'm writing this on a Saturday), when she'll be coming to my school to do an exam...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F 1 Response May 9

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    Growing up, I never had the easiest childhood. There, got that out of the way. Both my parents were drug addicts, so the marriage obviously wasn't a happy one; a lot of nights of...
    iespnz iespnz 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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