I Dream of a Better World

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    Wouldn't it be a great

    and so much better place if we ALL could treat each other with respect, dignity, tolerance and equality. Where freed and animosity were just negative words, squalor and depravity were just bad dreams. Where solitude was only when wanted and happiness was the only emotion...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8
    46-50, M
    Jul 12, 2015

    One Song Comes to My Mind..

    John Lennon - Imagine. What song could be better in telling about the dream of a better world?!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 9, 2007

    A Chance For All

    The world we live in is not so much about the ability's or ambitions you might have but what side of the street you were brought up on more and more these days it's about money and not the person it's who you know and not what you know. Some people might say that this has always...
    gelroller gelroller
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

    Better World

    I dream of a better world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.
    Spiret Spiret
    61-65, M
    Aug 12, 2013

    Especially seeing this.

    I made the picture in Maastricht, of the trash (mostly wood, but on top of that a lot of plastic). There was already a bird on the float, picking "food". I was really shocked to see it myself, cause I never really saw it in real life, just on tv.
    IrwinsScars IrwinsScars
    18-21, F
    Dec 7, 2015

    Be Merciful, Kind, And Gentle-a Very Healing Art

    Working in Human Services I find that being very merciful, kind, and gentle is the best way in helping and loving to those I serve. I also use these loving concepts with my family and friends. I believe that doing loving care will bring more positive results than with just strict...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    May 15, 2013
    Adeadmanwalking Adeadmanwalking
    22-25, M
    Jan 2, 2015

    Volunteering Is Great!

    Volunteer work is the best fun that anyone can have. One of the greatest volunteer fun experiences I had was working for The March of Dimes Walk-A-Thon. I saw an ad in the newspaper that they were looking for volunteers. I called the number in the ad. I was accepted based on my...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Aug 22, 2013

    I Want to Change the World

    I hope that one day, in about 10 years, when my children are out in the world and don't need me so much, that I am able to go to a broken part of the world and work to fix it.  I want to be a bridge between people who misunderstand each other.  I want to help people who...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    Receive Love

    Everyone desires to experience love with others. It is the greatest joy to feel love. We all know how to give love, but the problem is when we don’t know how to receive it. Not being able to receive love is a major cause for many of the frustrations we face in relating with...
    JackClark1 JackClark1
    36-40, M
    Aug 3, 2013


    I dream of a better world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    1 Response Oct 15, 2011

    I too dream of a better world with no

    war/conflict better food and facilities and things not being about the "God almighty dollar". I figure maybe in the next 100 years or so we will evolve enough as a species to do better with ourselves and others.
    TruthIsMyName TruthIsMyName
    61-65, M
    May 15, 2014

    A World Of Mortals

    I Dream of a better world, a world where people will truly believe that they are Mortals and will leave the world one day. Where all of us live knowing that life is precious and time is a gift. Where we treat all others as equals in humanity and respect nature. A world where...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2011

    My Fantasy World

    I dream of a world where fast food restaurants and shopping malls aren't the places to be on weekends. I dream of a world where the amount in your bank account has nothing to do with your worth as a human being. I dream of a world where children are not forced to sit in...
    eromreven eromreven
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2007

    It's Going to Get Better

    I believe that we can eventually outgrow and evolve from all of our petty problems that we put so much weight onto. I think one day that ignorance and hate and racism and sexism will all be a thing of the past. I think that we'll be able to get past global warming and apocolypse...
    JonFurniss JonFurniss
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2008

    Why Destroy The Aqurian Age And Support Darkness?

    In 1966 I was ten years old, and I observed a whole new world coming that I greatly rejoiced about. In the early 60's I observed the world in great turmoil. There was cold war between the Soviet Union and the U.S., there were race riots down south, there were race riots in...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Aug 11, 2013

    I'm Going To Make This Happen.

    I have complete and total control of my life, and I'm finally going to take it over. I'm going be happy...everyday. I'm going to fight through the pain. I'm going to face my demons. I'm going to look in the mirror and stop the pain. I'm going to be the person I want to be. I'm...
    SweetxSorrow SweetxSorrow
    Jun 23, 2012

    Gun Laws?

    Hey guys if you have a minute please fill out this survey.. I am writing an essay on gun laws and would like your opinions 1. Are you male or female? 2. Do you live in a household with guns? Yes or No 3. Do you believe there should be more gun laws? Yes or No 4. Do you...
    LittleLover10 LittleLover10
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2013

    Never Been Loved :(

    I started having a crush when i was 9 or 10. They were all boys. I dont know why even myself was asking if what is happening . Then i was 12 when i had my very first DAMN boyfriend. He was so cool and AWESOME . I love the way he treats me, I love the way he cares for me and I...
    jamesjamesjames111 jamesjamesjames111
    18-21, T
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2012

    i feel empty yet so full of emotion like the

    smallest thing could push me over the edge what do you do when there's nothing but pain left inside you and what if everythin we were looking for only existed in our dreams how do you explain something you don't even understand yourself More
    tiya78 tiya78
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2015

    My dream life is better

    than my real life, drama, great friends, love, family but also real issues but I'd still keep my own family.
    paramore111 paramore111
    18-21, F
    Jan 21, 2014


    I just read this today on the AP news wire.  It made me really sad and wonder what is happening to this world.  FLORENCE, South Carolina (AP) -- Federal authorities say a South Carolina teen accused of plotting to blow up his high school told police that he wanted to...
    EPSarah EPSarah
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 29, 2008

    My Better World

    Where money doesn't exist and things are done for love and compassion. Where every child is wanted and loved and cancer is prevented and not cured (as prevention = no cancer to start with!) I want a world where I can travel and see the NATURAL beauty of the world...and everyone...
    Nypheria Nypheria
    22-25, F
    Jul 27, 2012

    Maybe not a perfect world,

    but a better one for sure. I'm not going to lie, I've have lived a relatively privileged life but it's seeing the way the people I love have suffered at the hands of society that has lead me to such beliefs. Because although I've watched my friends and family get hurt time and...
    AJM95W AJM95W
    22-25, F
    Nov 19, 2014

    I think one of the reasons

    why society tends to have so much anxiety these days is perhaps because media puts celebrities, politicians, and other famous people under so much scrutiny. It's like media amplifies people's' imperfections, past mistakes, learning experiences, all of what makes us human... Its...
    OhGK OhGK
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2015

    'One should hate no man,

    neither despise, deride, envy or be angry with any. Each man should be content with his own, and helpful to his neighbor, not from any womanism pity, favor, or superstition, but solely by the guidance of reason, according as the time and occasion demand.' - Spinoza, Ethics 95...
    Chirieleison Chirieleison
    22-25, M
    Nov 22, 2014

    For some people the violence they hear

    and see begets their own. The abused becomes the abuser. Others of us chose another path and become the poets, dreamers and thinkers. We are a different breed of soldier whose hearts ache to expose both the cruelty and insanity of social climbing, inter-societal disdain and...
    Succorer Succorer
    46-50, M
    Feb 28, 2014

    Why So Selfish? My Dream World Is All Of Yours

    all I want and all my dream world is on my  papers writing it thousands of times it says : a combination of what "others" want. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------*-*
    imnumb imnumb
    18-21, M
    Aug 8, 2012
    oaktheprof oaktheprof
    18-21, M
    Oct 29, 2014

    Finally The Rains Came

    Finally the rains came. Dad was good preacher. He was as far as I was concern the real stuff. He really wanted to save, and make changes in peoples lives. The drought had been in our area for a long time. I ran a small farm. It is the most tough backbreaking work I had...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Mar 31, 2013


      I have you no more. Anger.  Frustrations to the point of tears.       Life, you are so hard sometimes.    You were hardly ever fair. Some one was always causing me pain.     But life does not have to be perfect to be...
    stormynightsky stormynightsky
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    Gross National Happiness Bhutan

    Bhutan is famous for having the highest Gross National Happiness in the world. GNH is an index that measures spiritual well-being as opposed to material well-being, which tends to be gauged by conventional GNP (Gross National Product) parame        
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    Jul 30, 2012

    Imagine a World Where There Wa...

    imagine a world where there was no police, religion, nuclear weapons...yet everyone was kept in line by.......common decency.
    JoshTurner JoshTurner
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 27, 2007

    I Dream of a World Where...

    everyone matters, no matter how poor, no matter how diffrent. i dream of a world where no one is alone where no one need suffer. where everyone has love, be it from a friend, a relative, or a lover. i dream of a world where everyones voice is heard. everyone tears are wiped...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 1, 2008

    A Clarification

    The more accurate title for this group is "I Dream of a Better Human World". The non-human world, after all, needs no intervention to make it "better" - it is self perfecting. The idea of the natural world system being "better" for itself is...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo
    31-35, M
    5 Responses Aug 28, 2007

    We are celebrating Independence Day in the

    United States. I am thankful for the sacrifices made by many, so that we may enjoy certain freedoms. I hope to do what I can to help others achieve what brings them happiness. Wishing my friends across the world peace and good health. Hoping that we may coexist without...
    livingasme livingasme
    51-55, F
    Jul 4, 2014

    What If The World Had Ultima Dell'amor?

    Here is the definitionWhat is Ultima Dell'Amor? Imagine, a world, a place, an existence that consist of the purest kind of love, love that is without boundaries in various areas of our lives, whether it is in business, the social/political arenas, in every day media in all sorts...
    julenedellamor julenedellamor
    31-35, F
    Dec 29, 2010

    I dream of a better world

    where sex isn't Broadcasted in front if the world, I worry about the next generation. Example I grew up watching Miley Cyrus a sweet innocent girl, look at her now. I just hope next generation it's not as easy to look up **** as it is now. No wonder society is so messed up, sex...
    Blueberrylulu Blueberrylulu
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2013


    I dream of a better world. A world where there is no war. We cannot expect our governments to stop engaging in war when we ourselves cannot get along with one another. In order for world peace to become a reality, we need to look for peace amongst ourselves and humankind...
    chaus chaus
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2008

    Hi potential friends of EP.

    I dream of a better world too. How are you? I am trying to learn about what people think of the ideal world we can create together. What is your idea of an ideal world? Describe the social systems and philosophies of people in this world. What sciences and technologies exist...
    imjonbean imjonbean
    22-25, M
    Mar 27, 2014

    Gun Laws?

    Hey guys if you have a minute please fill out this survey.. I am writing an essay on gun laws and would like your opinions 1. Are you male or female? 2. Do you live in a household with guns? Yes or No 3. Do you believe there should be more gun laws? Yes or No 4. Do you...
    LittleLover10 LittleLover10
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2013

    Be Love And Spread World Peace

    I saw a movie a long time ago about a man called Waving Willy. He was an unfortunate one that stood on the corner of a major city. He would wave to everyone every day in the morning and evening. He was a homeless man. All He felt He could do is to wave, and say Hi! and Good-by...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    Apr 22, 2013

    Color Me A Rainbow

    Color Me A Rainbow filling me with colorful Love. Color Me a Rainbow giving me colorful delight Color me a rainbow bringing me colorful light Color me a rainbow giving me more colorful beauty inside Color me a rainbow giving me a joyful colorful life Color me a Rainbow bringing...
    Alicehath Alicehath
    56-60, F
    May 26, 2013

    A man is begging on his knees in the subway.

    Six-thirty in the morning and already we are being presented with moral choices as we rocket along the old rails, through the old tunnels between Queens and Manhattan. Soon angels will come crashing through the ceiling, wailing in the voices of the castrati: Won't you give this...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 14, 2014

    A world without hatred....

    A world without hatred. I dream of a world where people can get along without having the need to be cruel or hurt each other physically or emotionally. I dream of a world where children are safe and well cared for, where no-one is hungry or hurting. Where people accept that...
    titfortattoo titfortattoo
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    I Have Walked In Heaven

    I have walked in heaven, and I have walked in hell. Both are living here with us, and both are just as well. Without the darkness, light is lost to those who cannot see. Yet in the darkness we find the truth, to be the righteous, and breathe new life to those of us in need of...
    SilentCrusader SilentCrusader
    3 Responses Oct 21, 2008

    the universe continually sends life through 

    a hamster wheel, repetition is man's strategy
    miimii0069 miimii0069
    31-35, F
    Sep 8, 2015
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