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I Often Have A Differing Opinion From The Majority

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 460 People

    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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    romance is the egos past time,

    genuine friendships are longer lasting
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 10, 2015

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    The second you decide

    that this issue, this opposing person or group, is so important/bad/whatever that it's okay to drop human decency and act like a scumbag in order to fight for/against it, you lose something in yourself that's more important than words can describe. Something that you can't get...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 20

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 don't get this. In one point people say, restricting food is not good, not healthy. We should listen to our bodies and treat eat well. On the other hand, many people say we...
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    I am straightforward in telling my opinions and people think I'm a rude person. I think it's just being honest!
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    I don't want enemies. I don't want to be self important, or superior. I don't want to be closed minded, and I want to be able to see from more than one point of view. I want to be...
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    sallyrhiannon sallyrhiannon 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 1 day ago

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    carlton52 carlton52 61-65, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    coffeeonice coffeeonice 31-35, F a week ago

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    Okay so writing my next report on spiritual creature believes can I have some opinions? No names will be mentioned just need facts and opinions related to this topic
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I am sorry, I don't want to offend anyone. But majority of people follow and don't think with their heads. They are easily to be fooled and buy junk that they don't need. Better...
    DragonSheep DragonSheep 22-25, F Jan 31

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    Letitgo83 Letitgo83 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Rucbrar Rucbrar 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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