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I Study Sumerian Culture

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    Aruru

    When I was a child I read a story about Aruru, the Babylonian princess who formed a prince out of clay. Little did I know then that Aruru is also associated with and sometimes another name for Ninhursag, the mother goddess. I am really fascinated by everything I...
    anadolu anadolu 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Inanna Spoke:

    I have always been interested in history, legend, myth and pre-history . . . especially pre-history. The epics of Gilgamesh and Inanna have always held a special fascination for me. Specifically, while I always seek more knowledge, I am at the present writing poetry and am...
    OnlyEd OnlyEd 51-55 1 Response Apr 17, 2009

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    The Nights Are Fifty, The Days Are Fifty; But The Days Of Lies Are Fifty-five

                                        I suppose Sumerian culture appealed to something in me.  I've...
    Lukurkurra Lukurkurra 26-30, M Dec 27, 2009

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    Why I Study Sumerian Culture

    I have always been interested in ancient civiliatons. If I could have affored to go on to college I would have probably become an archeologist. I have always had a need to know where we come from. I always knew that the stories in the Bible were not complete and have always...
    littledovej littledovej 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    My parents are the type of people who generalize races. This is race is nice, that race is evil, etc. Being reared by such values, I successfully became a racist, prejudice...
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    I'm a Celt, Breton and Irish, so my culture has effectively been subsumed by the French and British around it. Culture seems to be being subsumed in these societies by American...
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    Well, I live in Europe, never really met an Native American in person, but since i was about 11 i was obsessed about their culture. About their past and present. I actually went on...
    anouk33 anouk33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I can't study. Whenever I study I think about how ugly I am and how ugly some people are... This might sound funny but I'm very serious! I've heard some people have ADD but I don't...
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    I love traveling and meeting different people and various cultures. It is always an enriching experience. What about you ?
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    I'm from the mother land, I love who I'm where I'm from. Most of all I love my culture, it is part of me,part of who I'm. Yes some dark skin such as me say "oh no I'm not African...
    cocoastrawberry cocoastrawberry 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I should be studying because my trials are next week. But unlike my mid terms, this time I'd be studying alone. My ex stayed with me through the night and wakes me up when I'm...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 18

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    Modern mass culture, aimed at the "consumer", the civilisation of prosthetics, is crippling people's souls, setting up barriers between man and the crucial questions of his...
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    Psychology majors study human behavior. Kindly please stop asking if we can read your minds. We are not psychic or fortune tellers :)
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    I am Bernadita T. Legaspi , 55 years old , with 9 children I want study sponsor of my son and daughter, I hope you help me. Thank you
    edithacdo999 edithacdo999 51-55 Aug 7

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    To become of Jehovah's Witnesses you must study for a year so I had to make the commitment to reading the whole Bible. Also I am kind of a Conspiracy Nut who likes to research...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I'm studying Italian now. And I love the language! I love the way Italian words roll off my tongue.
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I study Job now and am amazed how much I learn and benefit
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have to study for my stateboards......I just wish I could take it right now,
    kddd38 kddd38 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Do anyone actually notices the word 'dying' in 'studying'? I've 'studied' a bit today..... And I think I've 'died' along the way.
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 25

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    or living abroad. but i wouldn't make a living there. I'm entering my second year of university... I want to study abroad.... but I'm not really bright myself. or is it because I...
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    (Aaaaaagh!!! EP doesn't have my topic again!) I wanted to say I LOVE Russian language and Russian songs they're beautiful and full of passion...<3 Who likes Russian language...
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Dojfax Dojfax 13-15, M Aug 10

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    It really speaks to me in a way.
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    It's all great. And the Japanese are really creative.
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Aug 13

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    idk but i really like it, i know alot about it but i wanna know moreeee
    AkariMei AkariMei 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Very much so, to the point I have to check myself so I don't come off as annoying.
    lmtnmn lmtnmn 31-35, M Aug 19

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    am a big fan of vampires and werewolves, especially the american mythology
    ReinaBeaulaveira ReinaBeaulaveira 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Egypt myth and legends will always fascinate me - especially how they built the pyramids and how many are discovered so far - anubis is one I read up on alot.
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    It's amazing how one app such as this that I happened to unintentionally stumble on can allow me to virtually talk to people from around the world. It just amazes me..
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    They can be cool. And stop fights. Which creates peace. But war mongers rule. Until some meet me.
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    Been years and I still just don't fit in with things in so many ways. I've carved my own niche and accomplished so much. Just seems my birth family wants to tear it down and gets...
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    hehe not er, one of y personal favorites
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    JESUS love me. I was crying reading revaluation in the bible. I was thinking about GODs mercy and love. I also thought what if I didn't have him???
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    Luke 20 43 you are my footstool says it right there hahaha
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    I finished the oldest Dravidan language-TAMIL, when I was 12 years old, while I was living in India.
    BridaPaulo BridaPaulo 22-25, F Aug 11

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    Alas, I digress. Back to the books. :(
    fceralove fceralove 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    More than medicine :) Learning about different diseases in the past and now and trying to find a cure is very interesting to me! I always enjoy when I get to hear about it. I more...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I have an exam in less than a month but I'm here watching Brave and Despicable me 2. I'm so shameless... But I can't help it :(
    tenfeet tenfeet 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Never fall asleep during college work. My first conscious thought today was, โ€œWhat exactly are ring-wraiths, and how are they good for the economy?โ€
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M Aug 20

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    My mom would always buy her food like Rice, Oil, Potatoes, Fish, Popcorn, And African Food in the summer and we would eat it in during the year and I was reading something in the...
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    You studied for over 2 weeks in advance, yet all of that weren't enough?! #MedLife Still hoping to pass that exams ๐Ÿ™
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    I'm burning the midnight oil and I found myself here
    sammylow sammylow 16-17, M 6 days ago

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