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I Respect and Understand Human Nature

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    I don't know why most people seem to look down on human nature. Maybe it's a lifetime of religion telling us we're sinful and need to deny our natural urges. Maybe it's just a general lack of self-acceptance. But I really feel we would all be healthier if we saw ourselves as part...
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

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    I used to have so much self respect.. Now I have very little.. I've done stupid things that have thrown my integrity on the line to try and win someone back into my life
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    This.is controversial topic coz. . . I've always been told to respect.my elders. and now.I'm older I feel that respect shouldn't be given because of age. it should be earned...
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    ~ I find myself completely unable to understand how most humans function. Strangely, I can empathize to a certain extent, but can't understand the reason behind people's feelings...
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    In a vacant field With a dead battery Totally mad at healthcare And corporate crimes. Then me sees hummingbirds And a lizard. Not upset at all. And am amazed That...
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    I just got back from a family vacation. My husband, children, mother in law, father in law and sister in law were all there. It was nice overall, but after spending that much time...
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    It really annoys me when I see social media posts regarding how "men are all like this" and "women are like that". men and women cheat, are emotional, want to be alone, etc. the...
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    Not negative ones. I want to make a list of things I value. In no particular order; Innocence, love, giving, devotion, grace, compassion, admiration, faith, beauty, intimacy...
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    I was answering a question ,"does real love really exist "? and my answer was if I ever loved you I always will ,, then I heard a man of God ask why is the word love used like...
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    In our natural world, there seems to more understandable things that happen in it! In our own man made world...it's hard to say the same thing!
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    I hate it when people are around someone they aren't familiar with and they are mean or try to be dominate instead of just being receptive to a new experience
    wingedjaguar wingedjaguar 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I simply do not understand this world at all. People always have such a large amount of accusation's for everything you are or do. If you try to make a point, they call you silly...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Evolution of civilization. Perpetuated by books of morality, inked in fallacy, and marketed as false reality. Yes, we are civilized now or for lack of a better term, domesticated...
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    I don't understand human behaviour sometimes....What gives men the right to touch you or pinch your bum just because they feel like it? Where has the respect gone? Where have...
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    If you're not effected by Mother Nature, you clearly do not spend enough time outdoors.... I live in a small beautiful valley surrounded by gorgeous mountains. This year has been...
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    This group is fair enough But I have one big problem with this statement. It is a one-sided statement, it implies that men must be respectful to women no matter how terrible a...
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    For the life of me, I'll never get this. I'm not one of those who believe in the mantra 'If you've got nothing nice to say, don't say it', but in the same respect, why be mean for...
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    So here's an interesting one. Today I read a post from a girl by the name of DeeCup, supposedly a girl with a 165 IQ and as the name suggests large breasts. She claims to enjoy...
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    I wont go on about how girls are flowers and bullshit like that, but i will say that every person deserves to be treated with respect, no matter who you are or what youve done. You...
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    "Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacle to our own happiness. It is much easier to battle with society and others than it is to battle with our own...
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    When someone is insulting you, they're telling you about their insecurities. When someone lashes out at you, they are expressing how weak they are have become. When someone is...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    At 51, I'm thoroughly enjoying being afforded the opportunity to do this once again. I think most of us recognize and understand the importance of respect and trust in our primary...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 10 Responses Aug 19

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    No matter where I might be wether I'm surrounded by pine trees and the sound of birds with the sun's rays breaking through slits of the canopy, sitting by a river on a bright...
    Psychadelicious Psychadelicious 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Love being in nature and catching little critters - frogs, fish, turtles, birds - but then of course lettting them go! :) I have been around nature all my life and it is just so...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Because I'm an introvert I like to observe rather than talk most times. A lot of things people talk about aren't in the same interests as me so I like to watch them while they talk...
    groovyhugsbunny groovyhugsbunny 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    People in a general sense tend to treat you a lot better when you know your worth and willing to sever ties with them if they mistreat you. I kid you not I've had both friends and...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    girls are like flowers they all are different in some ways but just like flowers make this world beautiful fill the nature with various colors to amaze us same way girls amaze us...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Mother Earth has so bestowed us with so much natural beauty on our planet. NAture is so beautiful, dense forests, rugged terrain, beautiful sea beaches, rocketing high mountains...
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    I moved from south to north in the US, like I had always wanted to, and for a while I liked it better. There are a higher fraction of educated people, people don't talk so slow...
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    This has haunted me since i was old enough to understand respect, and it makes me so mad, when i hear about how much a lot of guys disrespect women, because they think they are so...
    HiiroTenshi HiiroTenshi 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I am a Christian. And being a Christian is really hard these days mostly because of homosexuality. Most gays assume that Christians hate them, and that we are all ********. And...
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    Was just in the news the other day. People with dark skin are crying out and denanding bandaids that match their skin colour... Is it really that offensive that a little bandaid...
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    Have you ever looked up the word respect? It says "a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important, etc., and who should be treated in an appropriate...
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    Chesster90 Chesster90 22-25, M Aug 14

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    If a man makes more than me, so what? I'm glad that men are stronger than me. I'm glad men are better than me at some things. I'm glad men aren't women. I could not live another...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 14

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    ThereIsASeason ThereIsASeason 46-50, M Aug 14

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    Near a city. But in nature. Was the noise domesticated dogs Or nature. EP Link
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 14

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    The sounds of nature have a calming effect on me. It is peaceful, and undisturbed. So much life can be heard, from the rustling of leaves, to the chirps of happy birds, from the...
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