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I Often Have A Differing Opinion From The Majority

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    A Parent's Worse Nightmare

    Think again when you hear people say guns don't kill people, people kill . ....NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A popular fifth-grade teacher fatally shot a masked teenager in self-defense outside his neighbor's house during what appeared to be an attempted late-night burglary...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M Sep 28, 2012

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    Romney Doen't Care For The povished Nor Middle Class

    .....Discover Yahoo! With Your Friends Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. Publish your own activity and retain full control. ..To get started, first. ..YOUR FRIENDS' ACTIVITY1 - 0 of nullprev next ... ......Romney’s garbage...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M Oct 2, 2012

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    Whenever you find yourself on the side of the

    majority, it is time to pause and reflect...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 15

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    I Subscribe To The Law Of Contrary Public Opinion.

    ... If everyone thinks one thing, then I say, bet the other way. Guess Who? Guess WHO?
    GSOS GSOS 66-70 Jun 28, 2012

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    Hungry For More...

    Your approach is quite breath taking in itself, drawing me in with great poise, and natural candor. Discussions that go down many lines of thought without judgement or need to exalt yourself when at a crossroad: we take the challenge and together we fly through hours of...
    openwindows openwindows 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    Like Eugene Debs Said...

           “When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong.”  Eugene Debs quotes (American Labor Organizer, 1855-1926)
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 24, 2012

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    Short Story

    But then, when I share it - if the group/people/person gives me the chance - and explain it, a lot of people tend to end up agreeing with me. I don't have an example right now, anyone any comments?
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Nov 30, 2012

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    Me Too

    Being (in no particular order) gay, male, and Scottish, and proud of all three, I often have different opinions.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 30, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Even the best friends for decades could have grown apart from each other. Its sad to realize we are getting on our own tracks, less understanding. But good thing I feel the...
    ketogluta ketogluta 22-25 Mar 25

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    I didn't even realise it happened until I came from university for the Easter holidays this year. Before going to uni, I had a select few friends, and there was a close, unspoken...
    TheBratPrince TheBratPrince 18-21, F Mar 31

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    But I'm not an ******* about it. I can still respect other peoples opinions, I just don't agree all the time. Usually in class when we have discussions I can be heard throughout...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T Mar 26

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    I am a born Catholic, so naturally my parents are against it. However, I honestly have no idea what to think of gays/lesbians/homosexuals, because while one voice in my head tells...
    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    On a scale from odd to even I'm irrational.
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response a week ago

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    It's been some time now ...I often wondered why it ended so quickly after 15 months together my last love , I gave my heart to her, we had no fights I thought things were working...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm in the middle of packing everything that reminds me of my ex in a box. this includes a bday and Christmas gift he gave me. a photo from our last date. homecoming photo and...
    areid13 areid13 16-17 5 days ago

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    me and my girlfriend love each other. i mean love. we have been in a relationship for almost 5 years. and we plan to move in together after college into our own home. (we already...
    ValiToytiki ValiToytiki 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I guess it's been a natural progression. Things have been the same for quite some time. But this is life, I wish them well, even if they've wronged me. I'll do my thing, they can...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3

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    when a policeman goes out of control it is representative of the department to which they belong and its leadership. As such they all should be held accountable and be relieved of...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 1 Response Apr 8

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    Hey everyone! I just wanted to tell anyone that's struggling with a breakup that it's true with time it gets easier. I went through a terrible breakup that left a lot of unanswered...
    velvetskies velvetskies 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    so iv basically been wearing my black jeans and shirts t much so , (not because im in a dark place i just like my dark clothes, don't judge me) iv been threatened that if i don't...
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    funny thing is that he's saying everything we already know, we just dont realise it. I think hes amazing, makes me feel so relaxed
    BeccadyBoo BeccadyBoo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    All the time and its usually younger users, in the 21 and under group. Really shows their lack of maturity when they block people for having their own differing opinion or...
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Here are some things that I hate right now: 1. People who call people stupid because they have an opinion, or insult something personally. Spoiler alert: Not everybody is going...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Wow I am both shocked and relieved to see that what I'm going trough has a name...shocked because a part of me thought that everyone daydreamed in the way I did. But lately I have...
    capricorn96 capricorn96 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    In the years since I researched and wrote Mean Mothers, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different, of course; perhaps the greatest...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I've suffered from maladaptive daydreaming ever since I can remember. I'm not really sure why.. Maybe because I've often felt like I'm trapped in the ****** reality of my actual...
    ellisbraddock ellisbraddock 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    we are all different and have different perspectives on things, so it is normal to have different opinions on a subject.
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    In times of hardship we try to extend our hand out to something familiar. This familiar thing may have a place in our past. I hate going back to those who hurt me, but I know there...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    34 female, just diagnosed with BPN, after a long time not knowing what was wrong. I also have 2 neck herniations, where opinions from several different doctors varied about if my...
    twitchwitch twitchwitch 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Advice please! So I have a crush on my teacher (duh?) and she is amazing and everything and there was a stage where we were really close but we aren't anymore because I'm no...
    hannahisawesome hannahisawesome 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm wondering if somethings wrong with me or if anyone can connect. Naturally, on weekends and when I dont have something to get up for, I sleep 9-11 hours. Weekdays it's all over...
    tjindigo tjindigo 18-21, F Apr 13

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    " I am rather immature for people my age. " " I act more mature than people my age." I can be both mature and immature depending on the circumstances. There are times when I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15

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    As stated by the title, I have green eyes. :) My eye color is the one facial feature that I would not elect to change had I the means to do it. My eyes lend me a feeling of...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I often have trouble with my Ls. People seem to think I'm saying N. For instance, I mentioned something being by "the lake" to a taxi driver a few weeks back, and he thought I was...
    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I often have dreams about spiritual guidance, angels or possibly about future events. My dreams are precognitions to what might happen in the world.
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I often have dreams with a lot of detail and that are very realistic. I hate it when I have a disturbing dream that leaves me feeling upset after I wake up. :(
    Geekynerdgirl Geekynerdgirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I often have these moments of intense fear when I realize that one day, I am going to die. In those moments, I don't think of how, but I "realize" my life will end and I can't stop...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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    Currently, I find myself with no friends. I have acquaintances, but no actual friends. I have drifted apart from most of the close friends I used to have. I made most of my friends...
    pixieowl pixieowl 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i have been suffering from MD since i was a kid cause my daydreams are way better in my reality. I was shy in school and was bullied. Since I found out about MD I'm trying to fix...
    rchristina rchristina 31-35 3 Responses Apr 5

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    First, I would like to start by saying that the reason I am posting this is to possibly offer some help to others. I give all the glory to God, because there have been many times...
    lynnparker12 lynnparker12 46-50, F Apr 8

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    Bonjour, I am Qaasim. My counterpart is Qaasim Middleton. You may know him from American Idol. He also used to be in the Naked Brothers Band. I am his counterpart. I also...
    IAMNUTSFORFREDDY IAMNUTSFORFREDDY 18-21, F Apr 9

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