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I Find Wisdom In the Absurd and the Abstract

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    Scrambled Eggs

    I’m glad scrambled eggs don’t have lips, because when I’m grinning over a hearty breakfast, it would really freak me out to see my breakfast grinning back. I’ve eaten a man for less than that.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Time/Money

    If time is money, then I wish my wallet were as full as my watch, which seems to have all the time in the world. Actually, on a scale from Nothing to Everything, with Something being in the exact middle, money isn’t Everything, but it does fall somewhere between...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 4 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    Rasputin Or Sartre?

    I see someone clicked Rasputin on one of my polls asking who had the wisest and most mesmerizing eyes. And while I appreciate Rasputin historically, and believe he was the closest thing to a prophet we've had in recent memory, his eyes don't stack up to Sartre's, in my opinion...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    Eulogy

    I want to write my own eulogy, and I want to write it in Latin. It seems only fitting to read a dead language at my funeral.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 7 Responses Mar 24, 2008

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    Finding Myself

    I have spent the first 26 years of my life trying to find myself, and it turns out that all this time I have been in the one place I never thought to look--my closet. And no, I won’t come out of the closet, because not only am I not gay, but I have nothing to wear.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 12 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    Finding Myself

    I need to find myself. No, really. I had an out-of-body experience and my body wandered off and now I have no idea where it is.  
    Orafoura Orafoura 66-70, M 6 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    Toilet Paper

    If my name were Toilet Paper, I don’t think I’d want many people using my name. But I would introduce myself in this way: Hi, my name is Toilet Paper, and you know how I roll. I’m over the top, baby.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 23 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    My Destiny Weighs Sixteen Pounds

    I have decided to take destiny in my own hands tonight. That's right, tonight I'm going bowling. I guess that means my destiny is a bowling ball. And as far as I can tell, there are only three holes in that theory. But there is nothing wrong with a sixteen pound theory. But I'll...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 13 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    The Match

         “Be like a match,” Orafoura said, “that is afraid of gasoline. That match will never strike out at its fear, for it knows that exposing itself will only shorten its life.”    “No,” I said. “It’s best...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Wisdom

    1 Corinthians 4:10 (English Standard Version) 10(A) We are fools for Christ’s sake, but(B) you are wise in Christ.(C) We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honor, but we in disrepute. I would rather be a fool by worlds standards and seen as wise by my father in...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Apr 15, 2011

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    Something About That

    Something about the absurd and abstract is interesting. Although I might not find wisdom in it, I believe everything has wisdom; it just depends on how you look at it, how you see it. Since everyone is going to see something different than you, everyone can take away...
    TheAsianSensation TheAsianSensation 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16, 2010

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    Comfort Zone

    In life we tend to establish our comfort zones and before we know it, we are content living withing those boundaries. There are times when you stop living life and retrieve to an "automatic pilot" mode, day in and day out. You are "content" because there is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2009

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    Conversations

    I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises. But I don't want to pull a muscle, so I stretch a lot. That's why I'm constantly either rolling my eyes or yawning.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2008

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    A Professional Non-thinker

    I think it would be rewarding to be a professional non-thinker, because I’m always trying to do the exact opposite of work. So I might as well spend eight hours a day deep in thought. Plus, I think it would be marvelous to hear my boss scream, “What are you doing...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2008

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    Searching For Truth

    A lot of people go searching for "Truth." But they can't be searching too hard, because very few of them ever think to look under my bed.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 30 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Learning From Music

    My top rated Music playlist, containing hundreds of songs, is always on random. While thinking, it always feels like the songs that are chosen are relevent to my thoughts, and usually provides insight to any problems i am thinking about. It never seizes to amaze me.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6, 2010

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    Crying Trees

    I’ve never seen a tree cry, but if I were to see one, I’m not sure I’d offer it a tissue, for fear that it would just make it cry harder.
    Orafoura Orafoura 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Just Askin'....

     If you get down and boogie oogie oogie in the place where you vote, does that make you a poll dancer?
    celerystalk3000 celerystalk3000 36-40 12 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    In poverty and other misfortunes of life,

    true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. Aristotle
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 19

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    Not Sure Why

    i love to see something realy abstract and totally weird, to feel and understand it gives great insight into life, like for example a painting if you can see from the artists perspective, that artist is an individualist and a bringer of change. I find the absurd and the abstract...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    Answers Are Everywhere.

    I have a strong believe now more than ever that answers are everywhere. They exist in everything. In anime, in songs, in television, in chatting, in video games...In basically everything. People might find it absurd, but to me, it isn't so.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Everything that irritates us about others can

    lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Jung
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    The Nature of Wisdom Is Nature

    The nature of wisdom is nature. When you lift a rock hoping to uncover wisdom, you become the rock and uncover the wisdom found within yourself. There’s nothing to be found in the world that is not already hidden deep within yourself.
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 19, 2008

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    Comfort Zone

    In life we tend to establish our comfort zones and before we know it, we are content living withing those boundaries. There are times when you stop living life and retrieve to an "automatic pilot" mode, day in and day out. You are "content" because there is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Hi Dearest

    Hello my dear; my name is lina, I am a young single girl never married seeking for a long time relationship i am very happy to read your profile and i am interested in you, so please you can contact me true this my email linajohn023//@//yahoo//.//co//.//uk so that i can send...
    linajohn linajohn 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    What's In a Name?

    I often wonder what’s in a name. Does a name really represent the person? I don’t think so, otherwise we could clone humans simply by naming our kids all John Smith. And, if our names really summed us up and identified us with all our traits and characteristics...
    jarodkintz jarodkintz 31-35, M 14 Responses Mar 20, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have been looking for a while now and even on here ....it seems as if I connect with one for a couple of messages then I loose them...I am not asking for much...to find a girl...
    bmysexslave bmysexslave 51-55, M May 2

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    Recently read this and feel that it fits me just fine. I am an aweist. I'd like to explain what aweism is, how it is distinct from other com­monly held or better-known secular...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response May 4

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    I got a wisdom tooth pulled today. when i was waking up i was so outta it. I asked the lady there if she wanted to come over and have a "sexy time" then i told her she has a nice...
    copenhagenkyle copenhagenkyle 18-21, M May 8

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    Knowledge is found in stimulate intake. Wisdom on thinking and rationalising. I've been reading a lot of books by Yehuda Berg lately.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses May 16

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    love i believe is not a first sight its something u acquire for someone through out time once u spent a long time with them many years with them u need to be friends with them...
    heavenlytouch heavenlytouch 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sarahccaa sarahccaa 26-30, F May 18

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    norahcc11 norahcc11 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Houston suburbs areas being an unreasonable town, individuals here need to rent pads as opposed to purchase them by and large. Likewise, with the miserable condition of the...
    magcreektx magcreektx 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Utilized vehicles come as a part of different styles and measurements. There are numerous sorts of vehicles that can be purchased in the business nowadays. Clients are...
    absone absone 22-25, F May 7

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    I would like to stay positive and believe finding my true love means just that! Finding! And being a sojourner, loving adventure... Why don't I enjoy this quest as much as I would...
    wayward71 wayward71 41-45, M 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I feel I will never find love ,I'm only 16 but and I don't think I'm unattractive in any way sure I got quirks like I'm skinny or I have small lips but I feel that he's not going...
    LolaKamfao1998 LolaKamfao1998 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 29

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    This made me wonder... Am I looking for something? When you whittle away all the frilly wishes and dreams, am I looking for something?? Well...happiness I suppose. Aren't we all...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses May 8

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    What makes you attractive? But beauty is not the only thing that makes people attractive. There are many people out there with slightly better than average looks who are a magnet...
    birdsrestingonabranch birdsrestingonabranch 22-25, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I want to fall in love. I want to find that someone that makes me happy and cares about me. Who won't just use me for things they need then leave and come back when they need...
    XxMyDemonsxX XxMyDemonsxX 16-17, F 1 Response May 9

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    Well I am going to say it is rather impossible to create a check list of things I am looking for and just go out and find a woman like that. The problem with doing such a thing is...
    Whatdreamsarelost Whatdreamsarelost 31-35, M 5 Responses May 10

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    This doesn't mean I endorse their actions, and I'm probably one of the most peaceful and violence adverse people you will ever meet, but for some reason I just find people that...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F May 13

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    I'm trying to find my faith in society again as well as faith in my self , but faith is a difficult thing to find.
    AngelofFear AngelofFear 18-21, M 2 Responses May 17

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    We all want true, honest, and real friends on here. It is just hard to find as it is not only about someone you can trust, but someone you can talk to about common intetests or...
    Destroyedandgone Destroyedandgone 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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