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I Think People Should Be Good Just Because It Is Right

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    For Goodness' Sake

    As the holidays creep not so stealthily upon us, we hear parents remind their children to be good “because Santa is coming.” For years that worked for me, with my older girls. There was a three to four week respite when they tried really hard to be well-behaved...
    Awalkabout Awalkabout 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2008

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    So an older friend of both of ours called me after speaking to her. The soon to be ex wife.. She wanted to confirm the details with me of what I did not just hear say... Anyways...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The people of Palestine are not animals. For 70 years, everyday! Palestinians being murdered, women being raped! Enough is enough. This is extremely frustrating! As a Palestinian...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    How is this the right thing to say to someone who self harms?? "Good:) you wasn't hiding your cuts from me were you? Because I don't mind what you do it won't stop you being...
    Xxxshanxxx Xxxshanxxx 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Found this whilst fondling a friend's profile... People need to remember how it all started when our current president goes on stage,and I do mean stage for I believe all of these...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Latest update on Gaza: 90 Palestinians killed and over 700 wounded in the past 72 hours.Look at these Israeli scum!!! Watching and celebrating whilst bombs drop on Gaza!!! Why...
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    I don't know why we don't yet. It's hard. For people to accept.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Idk😔 I try to be nice but ppl play with my feelings. Yes I get pissed easily. I'm also kinda crazy. But over the years I've gained so much control. I'm proud of myself. Cause if...
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F Jul 11

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I think a positive attitude goes a long way. Think positive. Speak positive. Rock that positivity.
    RosieRose63 RosieRose63 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I almost always feel lonely, people just don't understand me. My mother tries to make me be more social but she just can not see that for me even talking face to face with people...
    charliebarton14 charliebarton14 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I think that if you're on Gods path people come into your life for a reason.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    They see me riting like this they strait away think im stuppid. Im not. A im dislexic. B if I culd spend a long time riting i culd rite proply, but ppl can undrstnd me like ths so...
    pippadwight pippadwight 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I say a whole sentence then they say "what?" I ask a question I get no answer then if I get upset about it I get a "I didn't hear you!" I say a statement and no reply. I get upset...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    I'm trying to learn this art that so many around me practice daily with no sweat off their brows...I envy them and I too wish to be selfish... These people are happier then me and...
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I don't think that i could ever be a girl friend cuz I act pretty much like a boy but in the same time I don't . Who would want some one like me any way?
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F Jul 9

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    or shower and put on pants and a bra
    ChildOfWinter ChildOfWinter 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Once a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and full of problems😿.. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time.... It seemed just as one...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    Love is so many thing that not even a million words could make it easier. Love is a natural feeling you can't force or reject but accept it.
    sam0117 sam0117 13-15, F Jun 24

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    One time I was crossing to street and this car was going 70 mph am never stopped he almost ran over me
    Grandma1515 Grandma1515 70+, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    You talk to someone endlessly, you post a picture of your real self. They stop talking to you.
    EllsImElls EllsImElls 13-15, F Jun 30

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    http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/one-map-sums-damage-caused-anti-vaccination-movement BOOM.
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Check out this crazy critter I encountered the other night! Kind of reminds me of some of the crazy critters I encounter here on EP.😜 I guess everyone is beautiful in their own...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Whatever you give a woman, she will make greater. If you give her *****, she'll give you a baby.. If you give her a house, she'll give you a home. If you give her groceries...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I also know that at least one if not many of the pantheonic systems are corrupt.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 10

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    “Recent events in the Palestinian Occupied Territories are exposing the apartheid regime for what it is. We are currently seeing mainstream news agencies just beginning to...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Sometimes I am in a funny mood and other times serious and philosophic about life. But but don't stick with either. I would like to be accepted as an intelligent person who likes a...
    artymike8 artymike8 41-45, M Jul 13

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    Everyone should learn to be a little more sensitive and caring towards others. Stop being so freaking mean and gain a real heart.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    We all should be proud of who we are. We've fought battles, overcome obstacles and won to be here today. Also we were born to stand out, so be proud of your differences
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    They either come in it to make it better or screw it up and than you learn from your mistakes.
    ashiz ashiz 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I wanna know the reason they came only if they're gg to leave in the end. Like wth bro , did I make it that easy for you to just come in and out of my life?
    outtamymindz outtamymindz 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Good deeds start when you wake up. Helping around the home and someone in my family make me feel good because it is the right thing to do. Sometimes, we met people we like, but...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    I really am glad people can't read my thoughts. There are times that I get annoyed at the smallest thing. It's like the presence of people or having them talk to me bothers me...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Since I was a little girl I never really fit in with everyone.I always felt something was wrong with me.I couldn't ever figure it out and still never have and I don't think I...
    oceanwaves1989 oceanwaves1989 22-25 1 Response Jul 13

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    I am a doctor. As a doctor I work 10 hours a day with a group of people that are perhaps the most mischievous people I have ever met. I think the cause of this behavior is because...
    vinylvanilla vinylvanilla 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I am so lonely that is hurts so much. I spend most of my days non stop crying to the point I am sick from stress, my panic attacks come up, anxiety, and I end up crashing asleep...
    Boadicea1 Boadicea1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    37. When people just want to save and to save and save and don't want to spend anything. 38. When people don't use any capital letters or full stops or commas in their work. 39...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Yet, there are billions of people who do. Heck, I can't name a single person in my clasd that understands that if you're good at math or biology, you're good at those SKILLS...
    Revii Revii 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Recently I was placed back on antidepressants after being med-free for 4+ years. This time around the battle is worse, and I can DEFINITELY tell when I've accidentally skipped a...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm aware of the evilness, but I still believe in the good side of people. Just because I'm trying my best to do the right things, doesn't mean I'm innocent, my face might look...
    Naturalsimple Naturalsimple 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I know for a fact that we CANNOT please everybody... so why would I bother trying to please all people around?? I do what is right according to my beliefs and teachings.... those...
    meemo70 meemo70 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I always think "what if"? What if I never pushed that person away? It only takes one person to betray you and you completely change, you learn not to trust and keep your guard up...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 70+, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can listen really well to people's stories and problems, but the difficult part for me is when it comes to giving advice. Sometimes its hard to know what to do in touchy...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    no matter how bad,complicated, confused people are there is always something good or right about them. its like you are in a room full of darkness but you stay in it although you...
    Cubeball Cubeball 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Thinkaholic!I wonder how far we could go if we didn't stop and think? Who do you think get further in life? People who overthink or people who don't give a thought?A lot of...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    People come into your life and people leave your life. It hurts. Especially when you care more for others then they care for you. I think it is because I allow myself to be...
    sofarsogoodDD sofarsogoodDD 41-45 3 Responses Jul 6

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    People don't understand disabled people because they are, (excuse my language) stuck up little *******. They think people that are a bit different from them are weird. If you've...
    Mikaylaxo Mikaylaxo 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 29