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I Question the Existence of Freedom

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    Sometimes I Wonder

    Are we free, or are we determined beings? Is there really such a thing as free-will? Are any of our choices really ours to make, or have they been predetermined for us by our innate characteristics and circumstances? To many, the answer may seem to be a simple "yes, of course...
    LG76 LG76 36-40, F Oct 25, 2011

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    Freedom Spell

    Is not the butterfly trapped by its own colorful wings? Is it not caged by its need to flutter about from one flower to the next collecting the necessary nectar to sustain its brief flight though life? Even the majestic soaring eagle our country uses as the ultimate symbol of...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    The Illusion

     people actually belive they elect a president.if so why is their such a thing as the electorial count?you think you own your land?you can now be put in jail just for being suspecious  looking.i have a scanner,and i have heard police get after someone for walking down...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Jan 15, 2010

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    If we cannot choose the place

    and time we are born at, what happens in the first years of our childhood marks strongly our character, and our decisions are strongly influenced by our unconscious mind, our freedom is very limited to say the least.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    Free To Submit

    Free to submit to the unseen guidelines of a unique spiritual path or be blindly controlled by the powers that be.
    Arlo Arlo 31-35, M Oct 6, 2009

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    What Is Freedom And How Is It Achieved

    world war two our canadian soldiers fought to keep canada and england free from the crazy adolf hitler. but are we canadians free look at all the laws we have, look at how many things we cannot do there are restrictions. are restrictions supposed to be a part of FREEdom cuz...
    icywater20 icywater20 16-17 Apr 29, 2011

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    Hello this is the subaltern speaking.

    May I have my identity back?
    yeyoil yeyoil 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11, 2014

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    If our brain controls our body,

    then who the fvck controls our brain? Aliens? Cheesus? XD nope, seriously who/what?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23, 2014

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    What is life? Is life just a fault in The

    organization of matter? Is our consciousness just a mistake? Purely a illusion with no purpose at all? In my mind is The only place where i am truly free and i think to my deepest insurrections, but from what i perceive from people, i think they are kind of blind, with a limited...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Feb 23

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    Freedom

    In this world freedom is a myth to some, for it really doesn't seem obtainable. But with God, those he sets free is free indeed!
    peachfuzz68 peachfuzz68 41-45, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I question my freedom. Death will be freedom but I'm in no rush to pass on. I will fight to make some deformed version of freedom while I'm down here...even if I lose
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Apr 23

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    Weird questions incoming!!!!!!!
    perxatkins perxatkins 18-21, F 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm bored and have nothing to do, ask me questions , anything goes
    AwesomeGuy18 AwesomeGuy18 18-21, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Ask me anything, I love dirty questions!
    coreybgood19 coreybgood19 18-21, M 6 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a gay teen 16 despite what my age says anyway if u dare ask me a question I will tell the truth or dare me to do something I might just do it so go for it
    jscottk jscottk 18-21, M 33 mins ago

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    I do support freedom of speech but with freedom comes responsibilities. "There is a difference though between freedom of speech and a free-for-all. Defamatory comments do not...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    1. Do you know what JROTC means? Well, no but I do know it's military prep for teenagers 2. Do you have Halloween costumes? no 3. What do you think of thunderstorms? I call them...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 13

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    Its one of the most valuable life gifts, this one should NEVER be trade. The freedom of unlimited expression, with no intentions of hurting anyone else from it should always be...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I heard about the terrorist attack on a group of people having a competition to draw the prophet Muhammad. I think it's ridiculous that people think it's okay to do such things...
    littleka littleka 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    so this kid made me play this game where the cards had questions and you had to write the answer. it was just random questions on your opinions and random stuff so i was surprised...
    thatgreyangel thatgreyangel 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This was one of the questions in a 100-question survey I started to answer earlier today. I put I think four favorite candies when it asked for all the food I like. I answered only...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 22

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    Hey everyone, I'm conducting some research about the influence of music on people playing video games. Before I can do experiments I need participants to fill out a questionnaire...
    20PercentHipster 20PercentHipster 22-25, M Apr 15

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    A. Ten favorite special days 1. Christmas 2. New Year 3. Chinese New Year 4. Thanksgiving 5. my birthday 6. my man of heart's birthday 7. any day I see I have email from my dad 8...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 17

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Nina (middle name Anne) 2: Do you miss anyone? Yes 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? I would ask if you were blind 4: Ever...
    cuttergurl56 cuttergurl56 13-15, F Apr 17

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    What an intimidating proposition made by the title of this group... But so help me I shall attempt to adhere to it! Ask away, and I will answer honestly. I have always found you...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Mostly when I'm doing some dry herb... Things..everywhere seems absurd.. I look at things I see everyday The things I see in a different way Questions that have no answer Posed by...
    akawewilly akawewilly 41-45, M Apr 9

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    Ask away folks! I really enjoy answering questions, especially tough ones! Any type of question is welcomed.
    tjweelz tjweelz 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    Let us change the game some. Every question you ask me. You also have to guess my answer. If your guess is wrong I'll simply answer your question. If you are correct or close...
    Avena44 Avena44 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 10

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    I've been questioning my gender once again. I am transgender, this I do not doubt, and for now I say I am FtM, but I keep questioning wither I am really FtM fully. Sometimes I am...
    ForgottenStorms ForgottenStorms 22-25, T 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Just shoot me a question, perhaps your questions would reveal something I didn't know anout myself before or thought about it before :)
    MienaMena MienaMena 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 13

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    1: What would you name your future daughter/son? Daughter: Leoni son: Ben 2: Do you miss anyone? My daddy RIP xoxo 3: What if I told you that you were pretty? Smile and tuck...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F Apr 16

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    It's so strange and silly how people are so afraid of appearing ignorant that they would further their ignorance by avoiding asking questions. It's all the more baffling how some...
    SinWithMe SinWithMe 18-21, M Apr 18

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    yeah i seriously have no problem with personal questions. and people who do have problems with it kinda get on my nerves. i remember this girl messaged me on Facebook and she was...
    Muffin19 Muffin19 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 20

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    Ask me any question and i will answer it completely honestly in your inbox. No limit to questions.
    sedr2015 sedr2015 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    This is a work in progress, I will answer them all in time ! You can request questions to be added. 1. Who is your hero? I dont have any "known" people that are my hero, but...
    cesgensla cesgensla 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    I always like answering any questions, but dirty questions especially. I will answer anything, so feel free to ask me if you want. :)
    RoryB01 RoryB01 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    Ask me a question, then I'll ask you a question.
    Romanadvoratrelundar Romanadvoratrelundar 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I love answering dirty questions--seems like people mainly want to ask girls them, but I'm a guy who will answer them :) Questions from guys or girls are fine. :D I will literally...
    RoryB01 RoryB01 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 27

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    I think there's no recipe for happiness in our lives. I hear people say all the time they supposedly have everything in life- a loving family, friends, a girlfriend or boyfriend...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    Okay, for curious people out there. One question I'll answer is: what makes me think people are actually willing to ask me questions. The truth is, I have no idea.
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It truly bothers me when ppl inbox me and just say Hey. But being that I'm a polite person, I respond and ask them questions about themselves. We'll talk for however long and it's...
    ConfusedInCollege ConfusedInCollege 22-25, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Uh I have another question that includes my chicken legs *-* My legs are very thin but not exactly "boney". So my question is that I have very skinny ankles :c I haven't got my...
    potatogirlz potatogirlz 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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