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I Have A Moral Compass

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    Good Is Still Cool

    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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    Me Too

    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 9 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    This essay isn't about typical bullcrap compassion. It's not about giving the homeless guy a quarter. It's not about working in a soup kitchen once a month. These things are...
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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    what a dilemma. ...my morals nd my desires....morals things I was taught was right they feel right...desire something all of me wants so strongly...desire says Yes, morals says No...
    ojeezy ojeezy 22-25, M May 2

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    i struggle keep my moral... nowdays world become destruction..i tried keep my moral and value as much as i can..its really hard..almost i got a lot of temptation constantly...i...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I work with the special needs community. This includes intellectually, psychotically, and physically challenged individuals. Lately I have been more assertive, however whenever...
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    That is an interesting result haha :) Your Soul Has Violet Eyes You understand people well and are a natural born therapist. You are a gentle listener and the ideal confidant. You...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I think these are one and the same. In the vanilla life i would be classed as having no morals and questionable desires. But no matter - I enjoy myself
    wanker1953 wanker1953 61-65, M May 5

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    Tomorrow afternoon, my little sister will begin the biggest adventure of her life so far-- serving an LDS 1.5 year mission in Brazil. I am so proud of her for her choice to go...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F May 6

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    The Angels in the times before the Ark and the Flood, freely chose to mate with women creating a race of giants in the Earth. There are none of them left, we are told. God drowned...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10

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    A good man is hard to find, and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. He is the standard by which Southern mothers raise their sons. Instead of saying, “be good...
    southerngurlnpearls southerngurlnpearls 22-25, F May 10

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    All my life I've been depended on by someone else. I've been the responsible one always putting others first. And I love being there for my family and friends but sometimes I want...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    I just saw how many people have this trouble too. Really is a boost to my morale. I usually feel so alone in my bladder problems...
    heymanwhatsup heymanwhatsup 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 24

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    im not sure im o her ei just cant cope like everyone else i dont understand this i cant stand fetting up everyday i feel angry inside im tempted to go to hospital as much as i hate...
    hannahabbie hannahabbie 46-50, F Apr 24

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    -Father. Sociopathic. Physically and mentally abusive to both my mother and myself. I lived with him for thirteen years. My current household: -Mother. I live with her now. Was...
    SilencesLullaby SilencesLullaby 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, so I'm not exactly sure how this goes.. But I figured I'd give it a shot. Here's a little bit about me: My name is Sara, I'm 19 years old, I live with my...
    darling1925 darling1925 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    The more days that go on it seems my mother is becoming her own version of my grandmother. Not the same but similarities. My grandmother was awful to my mother. Cold and unloving...
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    If you are ready for a long, detailed, boring story then keep on reading my experience on collapsing the first time.. So yesterday, april 28th of 2015 I had a pretty normal...
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    My boyfriend and I have decided to wait till marriage, and I think that's really sweet because how many guys actually have the decency to wait with you and not **** you the first...
    StarsxSunsets StarsxSunsets 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Im so heartless. Like seriously. I play along until everyone is emotionally invested in me, and I forget that not everyone can stop caring in the blink of an eye. So I do something...
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 2 Responses May 1

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    Why Do I Always have to text friends First like for real though I've come to a point where I don't consider any1 especially any B*tch a friend cause they always change on me.. I'm...
    NamzyZizi NamzyZizi 16-17, F May 2

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    But what if the one who create "moral codes" have disorders and those they call "crazy" were actually "normal"? who knows right?
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    I always wonder what would my life would have been like if I wasn't born in what seems to be my imagination. If people genuinely knew my existence and made a celebration out of it...
    deathnotefreak deathnotefreak 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I have this one friend that is pretty bad to me right Jesus ? She LITERALLY FORCES me to do it her way and I JUST HAVE TO OBEY HER. Oh and Oh my she is a narcissist my God , Jesus...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F May 4

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    I don't understand how she became who she is. She has no compassion for her children and basically has fallen under the influence of my dad. Why can't she be herself, be...
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    Am I a Monster? For me, the worst part of living with a mental disease was feeling like I can’t trust myself. When I was little, people told me I was different and I didn’t...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    They said: You light up something in me that has been burnt out for years. You love with your heart, and compassion. You love strong. You are one of the most beautiful souls I have...
    Tr3asur3dLuv Tr3asur3dLuv 36-40, F 1 Response May 7

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    A good man is hard to find, and a true Southern gentleman may be even harder to find. He is the standard by which Southern mothers raise their sons. Instead of saying, “be good...
    southerngurlnpearls southerngurlnpearls 22-25, F May 10

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    My first read was about relationships. Just knowing what other people's feelings are has been an eye opener for me. I realized how I don't pay attention to others feelings. Heck, I...
    twoputt twoputt 36-40, M May 11

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    I woke up this morning and realized that I don't have many friends or a girlfriend, because I have low self esteem and self confidence, I have always known there was something...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    I have DDNOS1 (Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) aka OSSD (Other Specified Dissociative Disorder) DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (Code 300.15) from DSM-IV: This category is...
    TheCynicalOne TheCynicalOne 22-25, F May 13

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    I was diagnosed with DDNOS...this is my experience of it and my parts. EMOTIONAL PARTS: Emil: Age-13-17. Male? Skinny (possibly anorexic tendencies). Brown hair, emo style-short...
    TheCynicalOne TheCynicalOne 22-25, F May 13

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    Today, someone in my class threw an eraser at my head; he then regretted it because I stabbed him twice in the arm with a really sharp pencil (he now has two rather deep puncture...
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    Tom Hiddleston. Must I say more? Perfect high class British accent. Blue/green eyes. Most amazing melodious laugh. Absolute gentleman. Talented; amaaaazing actor, dances, sings...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21 May 15

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    I think a compassionate person and sociopath would make a good couple. The one can feel everything for the both of them; the other is empty and lets him/her handle everything...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    morals vs desires...... so much to say but how can one find the words to explain an intense deep unanswered questioned in my core?
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love the diversity and the compassion of the people there when we visited. I was wondering though if it will be fun working in the media industry there. :)
    janppalisoc janppalisoc 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    It's finally official, and I just couldn't be happier. :) It's so rare to find someone who you find attractive and shares your morals and boundaries in life. Can't wait for this...
    Allyyoop Allyyoop 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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