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I Dream Of A Better Future

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    I do all the time. The only time I'm

    "appreciated" is by creepers I pretend to be friends with because of my lonely life. Seriously. I'm loyal, kind-hearted, smart and one If the most intensely passionate people you'll meet. I'm being wasted on people who say "hey" every half hour and who say weird sexual things...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    Since it is nearly Christmas

    and the start of another New Year...our thoughts turn to the future and what it might bring.................Not sure if UncFred has quite recovered from the link I sent him, since he didn't know who Lady Gaga was..lol....but this seems to be what she may look like in years to...
    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    I believe a better world is possible

    if we can learn to accept our diffirences and unite in our commonalities, if we can think with our hearts before our minds, if we can trust our own judgements and inner truth before our idea of authority, if we can make peace with our demons and not fight our nature but release...
    heavenlyskyflower heavenlyskyflower 31-35, F Nov 29, 2014

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    I see a lot more for myself

    than my current predicted future. I'm going to make better choices.
    BlondeSweetheart BlondeSweetheart 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Life Ahead

    Life is a strange theory for me. At some moment it seems so very practical and the next minute so theoretical. It is the best example of chaos theory. My life is chaotic and I am responsible for my chaotic life. I watched the movie 'butterfly effect' in 2005.Back then, it was...
    stupid1006 stupid1006 26-30, M Feb 13, 2013

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    This Is Me

    Future.. I have it, my future will be brighter than the train lights at the middle of the night. One of the skills I've inherited from my parents is ambition. I think this is one of the reasons I sometimes feel different than the others. They say they want to find a job, have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    I am just a pawn plain

    and simple , but like any other pawn in chess I can reach to the end of the board by luck or strategy and become what ever I'd like to become. But I was never really good at chess.
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Aug 18, 2014

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    Don't Be An Elephant (Don't Limit Your Beliefs)

    I am reading this book, "This Is Your Life, Not A Dress Rehearsal". Im still early in the book but am enjoying it as I read. The author discusses visiting the circus one year and being able to go backstage and see all the behind the scenes going ons. In this process he came...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    I love asking kids what they want to be

    when they grow up because I'm still looking for ideas.
    farhad1371 farhad1371 22-25, M Mar 15, 2014

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    To everybody who has cut off

    or who have been contemplating cutting off people from your life. Weather it be a relationship or old friends, read this everyday & remember your life journey!! It's all for good reason. This is also dedicated to My EX bestfriend of 16 years & old friends who used to always...
    Nolove89 Nolove89 22-25, F Sep 10, 2014

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    Eternal Moments

        There’s something about kids that makes them special!   Maybe it’s their uniqueness, their innocence, or their curiosity. Maybe it’s because they are more blunt and honest then any adult is. Are they ever afraid to say what’s going on in...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Predetermination is that what we are bound by

    because of the decisions we make or where we happen to live. I wish change would be easier done than said and that happiness was easily attainable!
    Jay999111 Jay999111 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 6

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    A Better Life

    I dream of a better future life for myself, one where my constant worries, my emptiness and feelings of self loathing will no longer be my constant companions, but rather I will know who I am, will reach my future goals and desires and aspiration with a "the skies the limit" type...
    marx5 marx5 22-25, M 1 Response May 27, 2013

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    I am moving on with my life My kids are my

    main concern I have loved way too much and way too deep So many times it was me who got burned I will be starting fresh and new Like something from the beginning I will be starting fresh and new Maybe I'll find something true Something with no ending
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I often think what the future will be like

    for me. I have so many good dreams. But in real life they are all frustrating. I know working hard too get what you want is the main key of success in life. But trying too earn happiness isn't what makes you successful. It always shatters into pieces when you're happy because...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M Apr 25

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    I came this far but i paid a very heavy price

    for it and above all i lost myself along the way and guess i lost it all i have tremendous feeling of loss and i know for sure i have , things did come to me but i dont recognize myself anymore !!!
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    When I get older, I want to raise money

    for charities, I want to help people, I want to help homeless people, I want to become a foster parent,
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    How many times do U think about

    when someone brought U down? About anything like not believing UR self. In my life time people have all misjudged me said cruel things and no one ever believed in me. Well I'm here to say thank U for saying those words cause ima make U eat them and laugh at U when I do things...
    stelliester stelliester 13-15, F Feb 22

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    I always ask myself if it will get better,

    and where I'm at now it doesn't seem like it can or ever will get better. I'm suffering each and every day whether my face shows it or not, the scars on my arm are a constant reminder that I am not okay. This depression is eating what's left of me away and I can't even pretend...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 1 Response May 22

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    I have my own island.

    I don't actually own it, but no one goes there this time of year. There's a small cove that's hardly noticeable from a distance on the west side of the island. The entrance is narrow and shallow and there can be a strong cross current. Once through the entrance it widens to the...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2014

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    We Need World Government Now

      A few days ago I was doing some research on the topic of Intelligent Design.  A potent argument for the case is something called irreducible complexity.  In a nutshell, the point is that biological structures exist that have no function if you take any part...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 1 Response May 4, 2010

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    I Need a Better Future

    I don't just dream of a better future, I NEED a better future for myself and my son.  I get up everyday and do things in my life so that we can have a better future, it's hard work, but so totally worth it.
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2008

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    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    The police promote drugs

    and violence the the same way coca cola advertises its products. When they make press releases telling how many millions of dollars worth of drugs they've confiscated, the message is clear. People love drugs. When they show pictures of sports cars they've confiscated from drug...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M Nov 25, 2014

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    I have a dream. Right now,

    I am 16 years old and a Junior in high school. And my grades currently are okay. They are way better than they were freshman and sophomore year. But I want them to get even better cus I know I can do it if I put my mind to it and let nothing stop me. I want to at least get back...
    parjae parjae 16-17, F Nov 22, 2014

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    A Place To Live Freely

    I have always been taught we (in USA) live in a free nation that we the people created and won. Ok so i thought this as true until i grew wiser with age. I dont see all this as free or true freedom it looks more an more like a totalitarian government system. We don't even know...
    kennypowerhr kennypowerhr 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    I Have To Dream Otherwise There Is No Dream To Come True

    i dream of a better future a future where my parents accept me and are proud a future where my bf becomes my husband and a father to kids we have a future where my sister can have babies <3 a future where sids is extinct a future where i can sing lol a future where people...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    Who doesn't that's how we humans created the

    most amazing things in this world, wouldn't you agree???😀
    ScarletAlexah ScarletAlexah 41-45, F Nov 16, 2014

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    I hate the "what does this mean" questions.

    "I had a dream, what does it mean?" "My boyfriend said blah blah blah, what does it mean?" Totally lame dude. But I had my own "what does it mean" moment. I know if I posted in Q&A the answers would be completely unsatisfying. I also know that it doesn't matter what it...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    The way I see it, they are no mistakes in the

    future. Only choices.❤️
    FutureVal FutureVal 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    And I'm Sure All Our American Friends Will Benefit Too..lol

    A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIIn light of your failure in recent years to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to governyourselves, we hereby give notice of the...
    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F 34 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Am I the only one who dreams about the future?

    I imagine walking down the aisle and a gorgeous laced dress. Marrying the love of my life who's also my best friend. I see us with a big family, all the kids playing in a huge yard with our dogs. Then my husband and I growing old together rocking on the front porch playing with...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    There are so many things changing in this world

    and I often wonder about those things and how the future will be so different from now. I hope that is a good thing. I remember in the past how I was really quiet, now I talk more and I have more friends than I used to have. I am lucky for that. I had a lot of commitment issues...
    Christian02 Christian02 22-25, F Feb 27

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    It's Not Going to Magically Happen

    It's up to all of us to make it happen. I just wish I knew how. I can't fix the world alone, and seeing as how we can't even get everyone to vote, I'm not sure how I can get them to really help change this world for the better. Any ideas anyone?
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2007

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    dimeklk dimeklk 31-35, M May 27

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    I have so many visions of my future new life.

    It's amazing, do restart a new life somewhere else without telling anyone. Just disappearing.
    angel21miguel angel21miguel 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2014

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    2060

    We live in a utopian society. Work consists of boardroom meetings with Champagne and oysters and accomplish nothing. All the work is done by machines.  No man or women ever needs to lift a finger.  Reports are written by computers, manufacturing, shipping, even the food is...
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 7 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    I had a dream. When I woke up I felt like my

    dream was about love/soul mate. Have you ever tried to finish your unfinished dream through imagination? That's what I did. I had a dream, but I didn't finish it, so I just sort of continued my dream through imagination. Then I realized that I was longing for my soul mate. I...
    lilacgalaxy lilacgalaxy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2014

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    Ah, the Future..

    I love to think about and talk about the future. Things are always better there. I admit it isn't the best way of life.. Life is short and I should live in the moment blah blah blah. Well, I like to live in the future. I'm a dreamer... and the future is what I dream about...
    bulletinmybutterflywing bulletinmybutterflywing 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12, 2007

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    I'm starting high school next year

    and I already can't wait to get away from everything. I will miss it like hell, don't get me wrong, but I want to be able to something for myself. I want to go to UCLA and studying film editing and stuff. I've basically already posted about this, but yeah
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Jul 22, 2014

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    This is the only thing

    that keeps me going and gives me hope to stay!I'm not exactly happy right now but then again i do wonder will i ever be happy? Anyway no point thinking like that so I dream and think of a better future!I always wonder what it's going to be like and imagine how i like my life to...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4, 2014

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    jjjbq5 jjjbq5 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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    If your words were written on your skin,

    would you still be happy.?
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    O' Brave New World That Has Such People In It

    In framing an ideal we may assume what we wish, but should avoid impossibilities. - Aristotle (used as an epigraph for Aldous Huxley's novel Island)A better future, to the extent it can be achieved, I believe must rely on the recognition and avoidance of toxicity to the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 13, 2010

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    Hello everybody! I've decided I'm spending

    more time on EP than I'd prefer, so I'm gonna take a break from Q&A. Just incase you figured I was run over by a train or something, you couldn't be so lucky. Haha. Feel free to message me if you'd like to say hello, if not, later gator.
    BigbadGus BigbadGus 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 14

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