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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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    I think people are way too sensitive sometimes.
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I have a religious family and country and if something is forbidden then it is you can't argue with that or even ask for an explanation But also I respect everyone's sexuality...
    lmaowut lmaowut 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't get it. I just do not understand why they can't get married. I'm neutral on gays, because gays are ordinary people. They've been around since forever. So, as ordinary...
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 1 Response Mar 31

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    I already posted one for this group. Well here's another. Is it wrong for me to call non-Americans foreigners, because honestly I could care less if they call me a foreigner...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    And therefore I don't believe people should try to judge or compare others out loud before they have an objective image of the person or the people they are comparing. One example...
    Tor96 Tor96 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I am learning that the most important people that have walked through my life are the ones who hurt me the most. With every tear, disappointment and heartache I have grown into the...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I think it sucks that Americas supposed to be "the land of the free and home of the brave" yet were JUST NOW starting to legalize same sex marriage because we've been scared for so...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Today I saw a video on Facebook from a tv show about families who started renovating their house, couldn't finish it for whatever reason and then the show helps them out. In this...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M Apr 9

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    It is NOT "Obamacare" ... It's healthcare reform and it's long overdue! Every American needs to see the movie Sicko!!!!However, I don't agree that you should pay a fee if you don't...
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Such a sad song, I am listening to, right now. But I like it. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl77ju4IP8E
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    The more I'm around people, the less I want to be. I mean, nothing particulally bad happened but I just feel a bit meh. Like I'll never find someone I can really open up to. I was...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    So I was sitting in the break room talking to a friend in Spanish about my weekend and this older Caucasian woman walks in automatically pissed and says to me "Speak English! I...
    Aliceinwonderland87 Aliceinwonderland87 26-30, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Being taken for granted is the worse feeling in the world. Getting the feeling you have to beg for friendship or attention. I have been down that road many many times, I know the...
    cheekyhannah36 cheekyhannah36 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Gays? Are you f*cking serious? No, **** that. I believe humans should have rights.
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Currently sick and living in cork city Ireland. I've been trying to see a gp for two weeks.wouldn't mind having to wait an hour or two but however on earth they have a weekly delay...
    llivan llivan 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstand you. Last but not least, the nicest people I've ever met were covered in tattoos...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    There are ton of nosy people on this world. You could be arguing with your family or partner when the argument is over You see people staring Yell at your child for miss...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Most of the people either dwell in the past or in the future. Some can't get over with any traumatic experience they had in the past.They let it fester until it destroys them...
    dreamydoc dreamydoc 22-25, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    good man is kinda easy to find actually, but everything you may want.....yea, no.. #nomrperfectyet
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    like really all you people are living too long
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I honestly hate living in such a politically correct world. Most people who do things the "politically correct way" all the time, often annoy me.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Actually, I don't think, I know. But oh well, their loss. I'm awesome. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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    I hate it when my grandma comes over and starts commenting about my body. "You look much better now, last time I saw you, you looked like a flat board. Curves are so feminine...
    Gayooshit16 Gayooshit16 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    When they wont even take you seriously or hear you out. People are so closed minded these days. You are only trying to enrich their lives and make them happy.
    GreenmanJames GreenmanJames 26-30, M Apr 11

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    Everyone is too sensitive! The "PC Police" are always getting offended and trying to make us watch what we say! I think it's annoying!
    darbycountry darbycountry 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    So few people seem to be abel to see the funny side in things any more, its all one upmanship and stepping on the little guy. What's wrong in seeing a mutual joy in something, why...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Apr 15

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    Like, what is the point of people criticizing or commenting? Who the **** made "you" the enforcer of anything?
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm horrified by some of the comments here on EP itself, where the kinder community exists. Telling a suicidal person to 'go die' certainly does not make you look cool. It does not...
    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    oh they so do. changing this twisting that moving this and that making things harder for me! ha! I suck too in someone elses eyes....
    iyamsumwun2 iyamsumwun2 31-35, F Apr 9

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    I never thought it would happen. I have always been Indiana born and bred and proud. My coworkers can always identify me by the IU symbol on my hat. I am hanging it all up. The...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Humans are humans...your character is what matters most. Gays should be able to live freely and to marry whoever they choose.
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    im sorry im not a social butterfly im sorry i dont have a 9-5 job im sorry i dont act like everythings ok all the time im sorry im not normal like all you boring lifeless zombies
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M Mar 31

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    Since only 36% of the available electorate voted in the last election, this nation needs to take drastic action.
    Smooth87 Smooth87 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Have you ever taken a step back and actually looked at your life? Not by looking in the mirror and seeing who you are but looking back at who you have become, the person you are...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    The world would be a much better place if this would happen. My household itself would be a better place.
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Sometimes I just love to go outside lay down in the grass and stair peacefully into the sky ❤️
    Lawso Lawso 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I agree. I love that or company doesn't test on animals or Evans in animal cruelty.
    youniqueviatia youniqueviatia 31-35, F Apr 5

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    I am an animal lover. always have been.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    impossible????? maybe???????!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I've got one. I knew my husband was a keeper on our first date. My best friend had a date the same night and she was getting ready at my place. Her date was an absolute jerk. He...
    thatcaragirl thatcaragirl 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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