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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 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    I would constantly wonder what my life would have been like if I had cut certain people off sooner, gathered the courage to say hello to others, been brave enough to do or say...
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    I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome around 5 years ago. since I was diagnosed I've began to understand myself better. I actually see it as a blessing because I have became very...
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    It's a problem for me that I don't know if I'll explain right but I'll try. My dad was physically and verbally abusive to me and would beat the he'll out of me and intimidate me...
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    Her name was Angelina. She met me when I was broadcasting on twitch tv. She came in and watched me play dead space with my buddy, she commented and left cute little emojis. I didn...
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    This is about discrimination. I'm all fired up now so I need to vent. This goes for any kind of discrimination or stigma. I hate all of it. It's cruel and hurtful and ALWAYS...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Morally I know I should be faithful in my marriage....but my desires make me want to be reckless & do incredibly naughty things!! ;-)
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 12 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    The majority of dangerous situations that I have been in were either a product of my environment, or inevitable outcomes to repeated juvenile choices I wittingly made. Being in...
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    I was watching an episode of Catfish recently in which the Catfish created this Hannah Montana version of her own life. I looked at her as she created this version of herself and...
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    I have often felt that law does not necessarily equate with morality. There is no more evident example of this than in Walter Palmer's 'defence' on why he killed Cecil."I thought...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 2 days ago

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    MorningStars MorningStars 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm grateful for my small circle of friends, but to be honest, none of them really understand me or show compassion for me when I need it most. My best friend whom I love to death...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I prefer to call it realistic, it is negative but it's realistic. Some people like to pretend things aren't all bad. They're lying, sadly. My faith in people is limited, there's...
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just lost the love of my life due to money His family puts money before everyone. I had a stroke, couldn't contribute towards the expenses and they decided I was a burden...
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    Yes, I do. It is the proverbial angel on one shoulder and the little devil on the other. I am a great person, I don't lie, cheat, or steal. I have a good head on my shoulders...
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    If most people walked just a mile in my shoes they would end up completely insane to have to fight and claw just to survive to have absolutely nothing and have no choice but to...
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    The ugliest things I ever see in this world are human beings with no compassion what so ever.
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    and if I read one bull **** fake arse kid going on about psychopaths I will start a psychiatry lecture. there is so much more to it. I have manners and morals, but despise...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 22

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    Teenytinatheorange 👽✌️the name's a combination of a childhood nickname and a LotR reference (Gandalf the Grey Tina the Orange). I reblog content for the most part, but will...
    philosocrastinator philosocrastinator 22-25 Jul 21

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    Dempsey22 Dempsey22 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    emjagrace emjagrace 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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