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I Think Dr Seuss Is Brilliant

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    Prejudice, The Sneetches

    I find this book to be utterly brilliant. It really shows the roots of prejudice and how small things that shouldn't matter often give people a sense of superiority over others. "Now the star bellied Sneetches had bellies with stars, the plain bellied Sneetches had none upon...
    ionizedTeslacoil ionizedTeslacoil 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    No Other Man

    Think about it. Really think about it. This man not only changed the "Acceptable" children's books belief, but karate chopped the stupid clean little world of **** and Jane with his nonsensical books! He instilled morals into books that weren't false or lazy. He truly believed in...
    TheOtherWarner TheOtherWarner 13-15 Jul 9, 2011

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    Bootleg gin was responsible for the Dr. Seuss pseudonym. On the night before Easter in 1925, the local police chief caught Dartmouth College senior Ted Geisel partying with his...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses May 12

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    I saw "Clouds of Sils Maria" last weekend and it was brilliant. Kristen Stewart was amazing in it and I have finally forgiven her for the Twilight saga.
    sexiebitch13 sexiebitch13 22-25, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Nobody is doing me any favors or getting me to where I need to be so I could care less about what people think. If someone doesn't like me or thinks a certain way about me ... I'm...
    KEdouardo KEdouardo 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Tell me, do you think this is a good model or just an attractive girl being exploited? There's a whole market on these types of models.
    lordbuttfucker lordbuttfucker 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    "getting to know" meaning sharing stories, talking about the past, stuff like that. i do think it's important! or at least exciting/interesting/meaningful in some way, depending on...
    labyrinths6899 labyrinths6899 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I can't resist... I think I am falling for my English teacher. I am just 16, and he is maybe about 30... I don't know what to do, should I keep liking him, or avoid him ??
    SarahBerxx SarahBerxx 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    If you live long enough you'll realize how ignorant people are and how certain people really think.This is what happens if you live in segregated areas and have no friends of other...
    Outofeden Outofeden 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I pretty much have a secret life outside of school. Everyone thinks I'm just fine when really I'm not because i am always hiding everything
    kaykaykelleri kaykaykelleri 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    ... What do you think ?
    xxmonkeynessxx xxmonkeynessxx 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I don't think, I KNOW I'm in love with someone.
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I am SUCH an over thinker.. about everything really, about my men, my health, what's gonna happen? Yesterday this boy who I'm so head over heels in LIKE with took the longest...
    KolorMePink KolorMePink 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have been married for less than a year. My wife is 50 and I am 51 and this is a second marriage for both of us. My wife has 2 kids, one a junior in college and one a senior in a...
    Airbuspilot Airbuspilot 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    The trouble with thinking so deeply is that my loneliness causes me to continue to ponder whether I'll ever find someone...I don't like to be lonely but I realize I might need to...
    SunnyGrlA SunnyGrlA 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love thinking, I love playing out scenarios in my mind deciding which path to take. I love navigating through a concept that I've been struggling with and gaining new distance...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In my country we have had something akin to the term "hater" for many years. Here people kinda think it is something special to our culture, but id say it can be found everywhere...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 28

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    The first time we crossed paths, it was my freshman year of high school. I was on my way to class when I saw him. Nothing about his appearance struck me, but I felt like I knew or...
    ArizonaTea ArizonaTea 18-21, F 1 Response May 2

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    Do I want to be liked? Sure. It's preferable. Am I willing to be something or do something or miss out on something in the hopes of gaining approval? No. I make an effort to be...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 9 Responses May 8

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    Can someone help me under stand this? Now at 26, in my head, I'm a pop singer/movie and tv actor/business owner and have millions of $$. For over ten years now, Ricky Arendaz...
    jre299 jre299 26-30, M May 8

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    Okay so I get this weird thing where I start intensely psycho-anylizing my own thoughts. Like I'll just start by feeling kinda sad or happy or lonely, it usually starts with an...
    jacepierson jacepierson 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    It's NOT about the guns, they are inanimate objects. It is about who holds the guns. . . First of all, I am not for "gun" control. I just think people need to know what a gun can...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Ok, I'll tell you something about a recent history in my country, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It's about a war we had. I come from a catholic background but I'm a leftist and a liberal...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think about how bad my life is, how no one understands me. Then I think it's not that bad and there are others out there and I end up having arguments in my head. Then I think...
    largeincharge largeincharge 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think I saw you in my sleep, darling, I think I saw you in my dreams you were Stitching up the seams on every broken promise That your body couldn't keep. I think I saw you in my...
    BreakdownBeauty420 BreakdownBeauty420 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ....but I am not sure I care. I think its a woman's world now. I really don't think I fit into the dating and romance scene much, more likely I fit into a male support group. Its...
    AngryFallenAngel AngryFallenAngel 51-55, M 21 hrs ago

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    Been thinking about life and death. Scary thinking that when you are gone , all you have known is over. It puts your life into perspective . I think we go somewhere else. I mean...
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    As a child i had a severe perfectionist disorder that it used to lead me to all sorts of mental unwellbeing. I was obsessed with keeping my home neat not clean but neat everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 2

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    To all you girls out there to all you women out there that have low self esteem. You should be very proud of yourselves you are the heart of the world you make everything go around...
    davideo1952 davideo1952 61-65, M 1 Response May 3

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    I think I have maladaptive daydream Disorder, i have read a bit about it and i feel like thats what i am going throw. i dint really get it at an really young age. i think I got it...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    It's the strangest thing. I don't know what she looks like. I don't know where she lives exactly, just that it would take a plane ride to get there. We've only exchanged...
    Brontide Brontide 36-40, M 3 Responses May 6

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    but I may also be wrong in thinking that they think that. Right now I am in an cabin at an campsite. And across the grass is someone foreign. But today I am just TIRED, have...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response May 8

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    I think today was a day that was done before it even started and I should have just stayed in bed, and it all started last night. Funny how we can alow one event, one situation...
    bob926543 bob926543 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    8 weeks since he went back to W. I think of him every day, I do still wonder if he thinks of me 2. On a bad day my heart still aches and crys out for him. I am moving on a bit now...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Thinking about things too much leads to doing little. Leads to over thinking. Leads to despair. Thinking too much can make a lighthearted mood go to a low mood. Really there's...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I have a skin condition called rosacea. For those who don't know about this, it is presumed to be hereditary, affects those with fair skin who blush easily and it can cause extreme...
    Moonstar14 Moonstar14 46-50, F May 16

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    Sometimes all you need to do is to let go. Take a step back from everything and take it all in. It is definitely a hard thing to do, but sometimes it is what needs to be done. I...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F May 16

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    For others who think too much, a compare and contrast. Well, a contrast, as I am about to compare two things (popular music and popular literature) and want to know why you think...
    StumbleOn StumbleOn 56-60, F 2 Responses May 18

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    No...it wouldn't be good for me to have time off, I think too much. Think too deeply, about absolutely nothing half the time. I honestly feel that's why I try to overdo occupying...
    YourSweetestAddiction YourSweetestAddiction 18-21, M a week ago

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    I dislike when I think too much. Which is always. I start to think about my life. Of could or should have been and what is good about it now. But it isn't just my voice I hear when...
    jrf9782 jrf9782 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People tell me because I've never been in a relationship or had intimacy that I can't KNOW who or what type of people I'm attracted to or what type of person I could love. I don't...
    lolitabrat lolitabrat 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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