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I Have A Moral Compass

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    I know the instinctively know the difference between right and wrong, as well as right and left.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 18, 2012

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    My Moral Compass

    I live by certain rules. Only once have I failed these rules and the results were disastrous..another story for another time..Anyway, here are my rules..and remember they are my rules. I don't enforce them on anyone. 1. Karma-you reap what you sow..what goes around comes around...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 10 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Morality can be imposed on us or we can impose it on ourselves. Most cities, towns and villages have by-laws that outline what their citizens can and cannot do. That does not mean the by-law is within the laws of the province, state, or country for that matter. An example of this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Diffrent as the day and night Perceptions of wrong and right Everything is a blatent lie Hiding right before your eyes Contradictions everywhere Are you even really there? Bear...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F Jan 7

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    I Don't like Saying that. I derive No Pleasure in calling Men to task. What is to Be Said, though, When MEN see Women running around "Dressed as Men" AND THEY SAY NOTHING ?? It's...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Jan 11

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    The world is coming to an end The air is polluted, the oceans contaminated. The animals are going extinct, the economy’s collapsed. Education is shot, police are corrupt...
    TheFemaleGrimReaper TheFemaleGrimReaper 18-21, F 9 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Self Reflections My skin is not a tough armor, its too thin and easily broken. The air i am inhaling is attenuating with each gasp for breath. My shins are quivering and small...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Where is the compassion for others? I've spent a while on and off reading various stories on here. The sadness and depression as a result of what others have endured or are...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I don't agree with this at all. To me, morality is all about acting in a way that is respectful and kind towards all people (both individually and collectively). A great part of...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    My older brother. I don't talk about Jacob much with other people, most don't even know I have an older brother. I don't tell unless asked. It's not that I don't love my...
    Contentio Contentio 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I have always found it easy to have compassion for others. I like to think of myself as a supporter of the underdog. However, when it comes to having compassion for myself...
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    This is the reason given by 'professionals' for not acknowledging certain types of crimes, and trying to classify the survivors as insane simply because they believe that such...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Jan 20

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    I need moral support. I'm just so frustrated with my financial situation it's hardening my heart. I have a six member family and I'm the only money maker. Rent is due, my phone...
    Dandito Dandito 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I used to be someone who contributed to society, someone who used to matter. I made a difference in peoples lives, I saved lives, I changed lives. I was a nursing supervisor, well...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Yeah, everyone calls me Neko on this site, but it's fairly obvious that it isn't my wolf name. Then my name would mean Cat XD no, no...I actually have two different sides of me. I...
    LostNeko LostNeko 16-17, F Jan 8

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    Education and morals / principles . They are two entirely different accounts to life. Education and technology has upgrade the standard and comfort of living. Morals/ principles...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Jan 12

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    To shorten the story, I have an ex fiance from 2004. My father died and he walked away due to my father's death. You know why as good as I do. I ended up having an emotional...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 18

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    Showing respect towards others is always important to me. But having respect for yourself is more important. If you don't have self respect, or lack of it, how are you going to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    I'm so in love with a man. He loves me too. His friends tore us apart with lies about me. The love of my life now won't even talk to me and I can't do anything to get him to know...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    My opinion. I do not advocate "censorship" per se but I do believe in some moderation, and given that EP is a site for everyone (not age restricted) I do wish the site admins...
    aag311 aag311 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    The problem these days...We procrastinate, are unmotivated, and are lazy. We believe being hard on ourselves is the only way to solve this problem!Which is Wrong! Science shows...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Jan 6

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    I am an eternal optimist. I tend to see the good in everyone. I am driven by compassion and believe all will always work out in the end.
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M Jan 6

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    2/5 Lesson on BETRAYAL "People suck." Another pervasive/permanent thought I created because of betrayal. Eventually, I realized how non-permanent/non-pervasive the situation truly...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    Some people instantly make us feel important. Some people instantly make us feel special. Some people light up a room just by walking in. We can't always define it, but some people...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    The feeling of impending doom washes over me, familiar. Not like how the sea washes over pebbles but instead more like a corrosive liquid, bubbling through just about anything...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 Jan 14

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    ISIS infuriates me on so many levels. 1) Hurting children & women; 2) Selling/raping women/ pre-adolescent children; 3) Intolerance to see the error of their ways; 4...
    InnerCalm InnerCalm 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I am completely aware of both sides, I am not ashamed of either side in fact let me tell you a story about an old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. ?A fight is going...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Jan 19

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    I really do: I try to be humble, to be peaceful, to be patient with people, to remain calm in the midst of the barrage of ignorance. I try to refrain from doing physical or verbal...
    BiCPP BiCPP 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 20

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    "Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe,wings to the mind,flight to the imagination and life to everything" -Plato
    NjJ7 NjJ7 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I was fourteen my mom told me something so I wouldn't have to hear it from her ex boyfriend. My mom went into an illegal abortion clinic while she was in her third term...
    tlee5001 tlee5001 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    My brother doesn't want me talking to his ex girlfriend that he got pregnant. I don't like his new girlfriend she jealous and mean stuck up type untrustworthy just no Morals she's...
    peaceintruelove peaceintruelove 18-21, F Jan 2

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    Hello everyone, This takes a lot of bravery for me to accept the fact that I ever received a DUI in my life, I've always been that person before who made good life decisions and...
    dani2585 dani2585 22-25 3 Responses Jan 3

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    If you are stuck for a New Year’s resolution, you might take inspiration from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s (leader of the Anglican Church) message to the UK: http://www...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    How to ruin your life, without even knowing it: you ruin your life by choosing the wrong person. What is it with our need to fast-track relationships? Why are we so enamored with...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    CYBERSTALKING (likely done by someone you've accepted as a friend and/or communicated with VIA the internet for a long time, or in some way significant) - messaging someone so much...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 7

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    Anxiety ******* sucks! I'm currently having an anxiety attack, and I don't even know why! Usually I am able to understand the reasoning of why I am getting an anxiety attack, but...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I'm always so emotional. I wish he were more compassionate. tell me he misses me too. instead he avoids anything too feely. as more time passes since he left . I just feel as if he...
    olivepop4ever olivepop4ever 26-30, F Jan 8

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    Now I need to push this off my chest. It's been almost 3 years or let's say , 2 years and something now. I had broken up with my ex after her ideals turned me off , just to name a...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I brought my friend on here, and got her mixed in with some of the wrong crowd... I promised her I would watch out and protect her from becoming corrupted... I promised her that...
    MichaelDuMaine MichaelDuMaine 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Can't believe I actually found this. I just got off the phone with my mom (big fight where she hung up on me), and I typed in "what do you do if you have a crazy mother" and this...
    paisleyapple paisleyapple 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Long story short: I have been together with a girl who shall remain unnamed for just over 3.5 years. When I met her, I had just gotten over the loss and betrayal of a woman I...
    Kidpanama Kidpanama 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Russian Submarine, Forced To Cut Off My Hands Which Were Chicken Hands...?! just fell asleep for a nap this afternoon. For some reason I was on a Russian ship and I had chicken...
    glitzzy glitzzy 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    What is Addiction? It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 22

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    Is anyone else out there looking forward to the movie "Cake" where Jennifer Aniston plays Claire, a chronic pain patient? I'm definitely going to go see it in the theaters. I'm...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I refer to them as my 'Personal Guidelines,' and they are a set of rules I've given myself, through evaluation of what I believe and what I expect of myself as I go through life...
    KoalaRising KoalaRising 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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