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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I have a crazy thought... You need a fishing license, a dog tag, license plates and registration, you have to renew your ID, it goes on and on all the stupid stuff the government...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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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 2 days ago

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    "No Luke......." " I am your father!!!!!"
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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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 1 day ago

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    Newly married indian. Recently aware and willing about wife swap/cuckold but little bit hesitate. Want opinion and experience. Opinion from an indian would be more appreciable, but...
    unwantedid unwantedid 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I strongly suspect that I have 47,XXY Kleinfelter Syndrome. I was diagnosed with Hypogonadism two weeks ago. I'm 38. Previously I thought my issues were solely due to varicoceles...
    mjxxy mjxxy 36-40, M Mar 15

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    This is so pointless that I don't even want to post it, but I can't come up with anything else, so you get whatever you want to call this piece of something I won't say right now...
    PercyJacksonisAWESOME PercyJacksonisAWESOME 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I was raised as a Christian . But I have an opinion on God that all other Christians seem unable to agree with. If God created the earth then he clearly isn't from this planet...
    hornyboy1983 hornyboy1983 31-35, M 12 Responses Mar 10

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    I was surprised by how many cases of A.D.D. have popped up online in a myriad of different mediums - Youtube videos, social media, websites, ect. - that are all centered primarily...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    i'm going to stop being a perfectionist long enough to just post this and stop obsessing about it. i need to apologize to all my friends for causing them to worry. A situation that...
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Starting at the beginning… First off, just letting you know, I am straight to everyone else on the planet, but I know that I am bisexual. This girl Jackie, she is actually...
    shancostello shancostello 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I used be soft spoken. I used to let every walk all over me. I'm over the stage in life where I want to be liked by everyone. I want to be liked for who I am. I have an opinion...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    ASMR is the best. I've been trying to figure out what the tingles are forever. I've googled "good tingles" and all kinds of stuff. I finally searched for it on YouTube and...
    Beccabug98 Beccabug98 16-17, F Mar 5

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    I have had several crushes when I was kid on cartoon characters like Batman and Blue Falcon. However my love of cartoon characters to anime characters. I have so many. From Heart...
    SilentDreamer27 SilentDreamer27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I used to consider it a broken home when the pain was ripe and hearts were freshly injured again and again. I have lately just looked at it as my family getting bigger. In my...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Mar 7

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    I get bored pretty much so that is why i am at ep. I can talk about different subject from teen stuff&relationships&health issues. I don't like to have all f any of the...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M Mar 8

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    I recently turned 18, and me and my mothers relationship has been kind of okay, I have pretty minimum contact with her due to her abuse but it's safe to say we left off on 'okay...
    Debbiefrangipani Debbiefrangipani 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    An experience I can definitely relate too. It's seems all my life I've felt like I had friends but quickly realize that if I don't call, text, or make plans I won't hear from them...
    tiara29 tiara29 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I can make a movie on the s*** that goes on in my life. Lately I've been having conflicting feelings about my current boyfriend and a man I met in 2010. I'll call him J. J and I...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I hate playing the waiting game. I can't even write him because Great Lakes has so many different addresses and he didn't tell me which one he was in. It's been two weeks and I...
    BrennaJoy BrennaJoy 18-21, F Mar 2

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    Spring cleaning 2015 It’s time for my spring cleaning again. Once again, if you have been removed from my circle, sorry no offense, but there must be some reason. Good luck and...
    jjoe01 jjoe01 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I want to meet the people behind Converse Shoes and hug them. I hardly ever wear heels unless it's work or events so my 4 pairs of Converse All Stars have saved me from painfully...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Trying not to drink vodka everyday just to make my thoughts go away is so hard when you have a litre of vodka in your room. Trying not to cut mu self everyday just to be able to...
    Unicornpeasant Unicornpeasant 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I just found out 2 days ago that I have herpes. I am terrified to tell anyone and I've stumbled upon this so here's hoping someone reads this. I can't believe this is my life, and...
    starrysunlight starrysunlight 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I have a webcam from like the 80s haha it's so big and ugly and bulky
    GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers GoldieLocksGrahamCrackers 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I know that life is not easy for anybody. But sometimes I wonder how am I so ok, when I know people have experienced similar traumas and have broken and can no longer function in...
    salcla salcla 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I moved out of home, 6 hrs away from all my family, friends and girlfriend 10 months ago for my first real permanent full job to pursue my career. Initially everyone was very...
    rgroundsy rgroundsy 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    A large majority of my friends only live with one of their parents now as their parents got divorced. Its so common nowadays know body is even shocked when someone says that their...
    SilkyDoughnut SilkyDoughnut 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    (verse 7) Areoporto Art Deco (Actually naw it's no. Never was part of Renfrew Airport - despite being the opinion 'of the biggest majority' as they say. 'LUMA TOWER...
    hgrhgrhgr hgrhgrhgr 51-55, M Mar 18

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    I would not label myself and alcoholic or as having an addiction to alcohol but I feel that my relationship with it could very easily spin out of control were I to allow it. I...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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