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I Often Have A Differing Opinion From The Majority

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 saw my hematologist Fri and he decided to send me for a muscle biopsy and encouraged me to get a 2nd opinion from a rheumatologist. I had blood work done and he says my...
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    This is for a college essay lol, it's probably not a good one to send in, but I liked it. Please give me your opinion My Mother gave birth with one person in her hospital room...
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    wandawoof2015 wandawoof2015 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    My dad controls my life, and he enjoys it. He belittles me, insults me, makes me feel insecure about myself. He gets angry over small things and I feel like i'm always walking on...
    Mayurichi Mayurichi 13-15, T 6 days ago

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    well, i did but i ****** that up. but Turki, listen i dont know why, but i find it really hard to express my feelings towards you. some of the things i really want to say to you...
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    Inbox Options TheRisingPhoenix54 TheRisingPhoenix54 2 days ago The men who enjoy talking all night? Well were a bit older than you are. But if you truly want to do so let me know...
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