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I Love to Hear Thoughts And Opinions of Others

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    Why I Stay With Ep

    Different thoughts and opinions are one of the reasons I keep coming to EP after all these years. I like to see how different people will mentally and emotionally respond to the same experience in totally different ways. And I don't just look for those experiences I share. It...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Lovely Thoughts

    As sent by a dear friend and i want to share them with my friends on EP:Following are good quotes to read//1-The reason of people being successful is, they prefer walking that extramile from where unsuccessful people return. Keep walking towards yourdreams.2-To be successful you...
    moksha18 moksha18 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Finding New Things To Be Thankful For.

    I'm a 46 year old woman with 3 teenage sons. I've always loved lively discussions and could always hold my own. Now I've been diag. with bipolar . It has taken away so much including making sense when debate is going on. Now my oldest son who is 19 ,and much like I used to be...
    kmdt100 kmdt100 41-45, F Jan 29, 2011

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    Thise Site

    Thoughts, opinions, experiences, criticism This is what this site is about, isn't it?
    AlexaWF AlexaWF 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Listening

    Everyone is different and the more you listen to others the more you learn.  If you listen to others you will have more respect and be more understanding for those people.  I like to know how others feel, and I don't judge them when they talk to me about things.  I keep an...
    meyouandus meyouandus 18-21, F 1 Response May 5, 2011

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    Vulnerability With Ep: M~

    I just l o v e the openness in people I find here. I also love opening up. I have tried to feel free to speak my mind on EP lately, but I hold myself back. M~ I tried to call you last night, this way seems better. I wanted to express this to you to avoid confusion. I have a...
    WomanReclaimingSelf WomanReclaimingSelf 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Let Me Know

    I have certain opinions that I would not have had years ago but being older now. I would love to hear anything anyone has to say.I believe we all have our own thoughts and ways. So please read my blogs and let me know what you think.        ...
    bubbydot bubbydot 46-50, F Oct 14, 2008

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    Talk And Listen

    I love to be able to talk openly about things and know others opinions.  It's fun to me and it makes me think and learn more.  I listen and talk when needed.  If anyone ever wants to talk about anything (Opinions, Ideas, Issues, Etc.) Message me.  I would love to talk about...
    meyouandus meyouandus 18-21, F May 27, 2011

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    Another Viewpoint To Allow Me To Grow

    Listening to the thoughts, opinions and view points of others gives me the opportunity to learn, to grow, to discover and to gain a different insight into life from different people who have different experiences from all over the world.  I recognise I do not know everything nor...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    I Think For The Wrong Reasons :/

    Yea, sure I like to hear thoughts and opinions of other around me...but a lot of the time I feel like its for the wrong reasons. I'm so lost in this world, I think I want to know others thoughts and opinions because I dont know my own. Its so sad. I feel so useless when that is...
    MissInformed69 MissInformed69 18-21, F Nov 7, 2010

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    Church-goers

    What if you could take off your church glasses and put on your glasses of humanity. What would you see?
    itzcomplex itzcomplex 46-50, F 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    Without Other Peoples Thoughts...

    Without other peoples thoughts & opinions you would only have your own and that wouldn't get you very far. I know when I have problems I tell other people so I can hear their ideas and options other than my own. I've marveled at other peoples ideas because I...
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Feb 4, 2008

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    My Opinions

    at one point, there was non-existence. if you look at all of that nothing-ness, it becomes a whole, and therefore exists. it causes somthing incomprehensible, like the big bang. i believe that things can be real, while still being false. like the ego, or evil, or santa clause. i...
    DebraNiomie DebraNiomie 18-21, F May 5, 2012

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    I Really Like to Hear the Thou...

    I really like to hear the thoughts of those around me.  I like opinions as well as long as they are respectful of opposing positions...not agreeable but respectful.
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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     people Are So Unique. ...

     people are so unique. i love to hear what others have to say .thoughts and opinions are very important
    Sarea Sarea 36-40, F Jan 22, 2008

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    Who Am I And What Is Life?

    I'm not really asking for you to define me. I just want your thoughts. I am me, but I'm not the one typing this. I am Alex but I am not what you see. My fingers, no... Alex's fingers are typing this, but I am just watching. I see and hear everything that Alex does. But this body...
    Aluc Aluc 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Knowing Yourself

    I have noticed...that people often have this strange sense of pride when it comes to listening to others' advice. They can't seem to admit that they don't know everything and that they can learn from other people. Frankly, it is a very foolish and rather annoying state of mind...
    GoldLikeAutumn GoldLikeAutumn 13-15 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    Today I Heard...

    this sentence... “If you cross a river, You will reach another place. If you cross the ocean, You will reach another world.”   It made me to think: That each one of us is allowed to have a choice The journey is very often internal and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Two Sides

    As much as I may not agree with them and be completely against, to any argument their is always two sides of a coin. By listening to someone else's opinion not only could you get a better grasp of a situation but also either grow more firmly in your opinion or begin to grow...
    Kneth55 Kneth55 18-21, M Jun 22, 2012

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    Asperger's & Disability.

    I am concerned about the trend within the Asperger’s community to view Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism (AS) as simply another way of being rather than a disability. This is fuelled by a few cases of individuals who have excelled despite their AS, but this does not represent...
    Zenny123 Zenny123 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2012

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    The Dull And Ignorant

    "Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others, even the dull and ignorant, they, too, have their story." I agree with this wholeheartedly. If I find someone that I don't really like, I figure that I just don't understand them, and I try to listen to them, and see...
    Hrmg Hrmg 13-15, F May 13, 2012

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    A Little Too Enthusiastic, Perhaps

    I love to hear people talk about what they actually care about - so much more passion and purpose. Although, I sometimes can get a bit excited and what I think is encouraging, and that can tend to make people self-conscious . . . which is unfortunate, because they really oughtn't...
    FiendFyre FiendFyre 18-21, F Feb 6, 2008

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    They Are All Valuable Learning Experiences

    I have my own opinions, and so do other people. I am always open to the opinions of others. If I see the truth in their ideas, I am willing to adjust my opinion to include this new knowledge. Some people have managed to completely change my opinion by teaching me about things I...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 28, 2012

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    Enough About Me... What About You?

    I want to meet every single person breathing on this earth and truly know them. I really, really do. I think it's fascinating how there are so many stories, so many experiences, so many personalities. I wish I had the time to know each and every single one of them. What makes...
    in0centbeauty23 in0centbeauty23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2010

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    Peoples Opinions Can Really Help.

    i am on here and write experiences because i know i will get sound advice most of the time and it helps to have different perspectives. Sometimes i take the advice, sometimes i get what people are commenting to me. All in all peoples opinions matter to me, we come from all walks...
    trulysad trulysad 31-35, F Feb 21, 2011

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    The theme of this piece is understanding

    and the word I'd like you to think upon is empathy. Can we really have empathy towards someone who is a inconvenience to us? Someone who doesn't please our senses, who causes pain, could we really put ourselves in their shoes and feel what they feel and understand them. Can...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    This Is How I Learn

    Yes please give me a different way of looking at things. If it doesnnt fit I donnt use it. But a lot of times it is a new and refreshing way of looking at things, situations, peaple, events and even places. The universe is vast. just a passing thought
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    Learing From Others

    I'm a bit smart but I don't know everything, I always like to listen to other people's opinions cause I always learn something different from the what we're talking about and from that person. It's always interesting to learn things from different points of view.
    aroundhere aroundhere 22-25, M Jun 6, 2011

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    They Make Me Question If My Thoughts Are Mindful

    Others' thoughts and opinions can be intriguing.  I can always learn from them.  I like hearing about the reasons behind a person's reasoning.  Sometimes, someone else's thoughts can sound so appealing, that it changes my mind on the topic.  I like exchanging...
    BBUDS BBUDS 18-21, F May 29, 2010

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    Sharing Different Thoughts

    Sharing different thoughts and opinions is one thing but really listening to others is an experience no body should miss , it is life itself because you enter people's minds and   problems.It is not an easy task because it includes tentive observation to every word...
    lilianne lilianne 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Chemical Weapons In Syria

    Anyone who knows me well knows that I have no politics. But today's news deserves a comment. Secretary Kerry said today that anyone who thinks that the use of chemical weapons in Syria a few days ago could be fabricated needs to "check their conscience." Agreed . And apparently...
    ramblinwreck ramblinwreck 51-55, M Aug 26, 2013

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    Opinions Are Interactions Of Minds And Consciences.

    Ideas come from discussions. New ideas come from listening to others. Opinions are interactions. Each mind has a unique pattern of experiences and perceptions. Talk about life!
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Hi - Historical Novelist/poet From Nnj

    Hi, I'm Bill, a historical novelist and poet from North New Jersey.  I enjoy hearing a wide range of thoughts and opinions upon a vast number of subjects, everything under the sun, really.  To me nothing is better than an engaging conversational exchange where ideas can...
    wh965 wh965 41-45, M Nov 15, 2010

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    It's extremely interesting

    since all of us come into life so differently. As long as everyone shares their opinion respectfully and knows that their opinion isn't anymore important then the next persons then I'm willing to talk life for hours
    aly5977 aly5977 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Misc And Loss Of Mom

    I am trying to get over the loss of my mother,  we were so close.  I left for Calif and got the call I brought her out to calif from NJ.  We had fun for 6 months ,  later upon returning to jersey she passed away.I feel alone,  trying new things.  I wish i didn't go to calif...
    debbie8800 debbie8800 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    Never Eavesdrop!

    Conversations are an inclusive thing. If you're not party to it don't butt in! You never know what you might hear if you eavesdrop on a conversation, you must be included. I love to hear the thoughts of others, about many things. It is good to discuss things. Politics...
    bonizil bonizil 18-21, F Mar 9, 2013

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    I've been thinking about death a lot lately

    and though I'm not afraid to die. I wonder what comes after... Is Heaven just a made up place for people that are afraid to die so they can feel a little less scared? Is it real and are our loved ones happy? Are they back to being healthy again? Are they pain free? Or are they...
    skyyalexxis skyyalexxis 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    Lets Share Opinions

    Lets start with religion. Where do you stand on religion? Are you a believer of a religion? Would you try to convert others to the same religion? And how tolerant are you of other religions?
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 3, 2008

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    My 18th Birthday Party

    I originally was going to have this GIGANTIC blowout party at my friend Conrad's place. It was supposed to be perfect! A pool, booze, food, a dj, some live bands, just EVERYTHING! But, at the last minute, Conrad decided he wasn't going to be able to let me use his place for the...
    wolfcorpse33 wolfcorpse33 18-21, M May 20, 2012

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    Need Advice

    I'm a girl and I like this girl in my class shes basically like a boy cuz she's acting like a boy and shed wearing guys clothes and she even said that she's gay. I never liked a girl in my life I'm a straight person so does this mean I'm gay if I like that girl? Please help I dnt...
    Memooo90 Memooo90 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Enough Said.

    Well, you can only get so much out of talking to the mirror. Enough said.
    Faile Faile 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    The one I love hearing and I love saying is 'you peaked in high school'
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    His voice makes my day. I love to hear him laugh and I know I can almost hear his smile. I can't wait to see it one day. Last night I was able to get away for some late night...
    Lauryn0114 Lauryn0114 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Let me uncover your dark layers and taste the sweet, creamy essence at the core of your mind, body, and soul.....
    hardbargain hardbargain 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Why is it so much sadder when an animal dies in a film? I could watch humans get shot, stabbed, blown up or chopped up and not really care! But if a dog gets hit by a car I'm...
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M Apr 5

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    I'm a sucker for them 💕💕
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    These are some stories other friends and family members have told me about when they really had to go. The first story is from my co worker. A long time ago, she was coming home...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 24

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    Even people i don't know when i'm out and about or on the telly. It just automatically makes me smile :)
    MellyPoppins MellyPoppins 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I hate thinking of an awesome when In that first hour after a fight where you are reliving the moment and you think of such a good one and it's like.. Damn
    JadenLangVageta JadenLangVageta 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The moment you decide to move on and change for the better, comes after hard times and even silly times that you have wasted on things that weren't worth spending time on; or maybe...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Falling for someone online is a whole different experience for me. She lives in California; I live in Illinois. We haven't met, but I think that's what makes it all the better for...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Apr 8

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    My Mind to Your Mind, My Thoughts to Your Thoughts...Anyone familiar with Star Trek knows that Mr. Spock was able to pass his thoughts to others (and read their thoughts) by...
    sciguy18 sciguy18 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward. And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us...
    EnigmatiK EnigmatiK 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    Just imagine this situation and post your conclusions...thanks. A man and a woman are sharing a nice loving relationship here...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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