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I Respect Emotions But Dont Dwell On Pathos

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    Spiritually speaking, I don't believe in definite answers. I've found myself uncomfortable when people expected me to believe in simplistic notions of love, as if goodness was self-evident. I used to be called SourSweet here because I wanted to express how opposites can echo one...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    I don't believe in it, I have an instinctive aversion to self-indulging pathos. Still I've been there, it may be a necessary stage towards healing. After a while I feel like I'm choking in something completely useless that holds me back and becomes a self-delusion. 
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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