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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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    Lol, I find it funny how everyone attacks you for one little thing if your "insensitive or what not" what happened to realistic support? I think people need to chill, and not...
    BK203 BK203 18-21 1 Response Dec 5

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    When I started working at the mill, I noticed everyone said very basic and simple things all the time. It took me 1.5 years to realize that everyone was using allusions to events...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I don't think it, I know it. Cuz I can see the future and stuffs. Now you know why I think people find me strange. Llamas With Hats, watch it, enjoy it, love it.
    PieBombs PieBombs 13-15, F Nov 21

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    I honesty dint think people do. I feel like they think im stupid and im not !!!!
    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I dont think people hate me, i know they do. Haters gonna hate and whatever.
    ma1107y ma1107y 16-17, M Nov 24

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    Having a good attitude affects everything you do and plays a part in law of attraction! If you got good attitude it will attract positive energy from all around you and good...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    It's 1 reason why if I decide to be Christian when I'm older, I'm not going to be Catholic because I don't believe in sexism & anti-gay. My opinion is that homophobics are poorly...
    fcnantes fcnantes 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I hate the image and cage engraved by the ppl who don't like me. I don't like them either but I don't spread my opinions about them. just because my individual experience with them...
    TheAnonymous99 TheAnonymous99 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    I feel like I intimidate too easily because of the way I approach people. I'm usually aggressive and people take that as bitchiness
    jebony jebony 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Story of my life. Got adopted by white middle class parents. Went from living in the projects to living in rich white neighborhood. I dress like a ghetto kid because that's my...
    whoscarlo5 whoscarlo5 18-21, M Nov 26

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    whatever.... if u don't give a dam bout me,that's your right.
    JBStoner JBStoner 41-45 Nov 27

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    Hi guys. I really need someone to talk to right now. I feel so lonely.
    iwannabehappyman iwannabehappyman 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 8

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    i have a friend on EP he's my age and he became by best friend i love him so much he helped me suviving my stuggles he's a good listener rayan thank you for everything budd...
    proxy99 proxy99 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Every day  I wake up is a present. I don't need the holidays to remind me...what  gift it is to just breathe. All the warm feelings you feel during the holidays, I feel...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Nov 20

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    Why are people so mean on here?Not everyone,but there are many people on EP,who are just plain mean.I will write a story or post a question,and people will leave the rudest...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 83 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is true. I have been judged many times by the way I look and I hate it. Personality means a lot to me so why do people tell you your a great person but when they find out what...
    simple2468 simple2468 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Look it at this way. That person you are judging could possibly change you life for the better. They could be the person you are looking for in a true friend or someone that would...
    CrypticIris CrypticIris 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm an Endomorph, so even as the ideal weight for my type, society sent me into anorexia. I was almost bone skinny, yet since I was still large, I was made to see myself as very...
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    I don't think, I know. Today I was told that the words 'I hate Sophie ........' (obviously not including my surname here) appeared in one of my college's sociology textbooks. To...
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    It is not always clear what the reason is. With Thanksgiving just around the corner I am thankful those those people who have ventured through my life, either deliberately or by...
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    I understand it can sometimes be necessary. I once befriended a violent man from the wrong side of the canal who threatened me with a knife. Three weeks later he violently raped a...
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    I heard there was an avocado shortage in California is what they predict. So PEOPLE stop br33ding so I can have my avocados thank you. Its bad enough a chocolate shortage will be...
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    girls are mean and boys are stupid so basically people in general just suck
    Angelcum Angelcum 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    You can't post anything that our Islamic dictator doesn't agree with. But if you say anything against pedophiles or drug dealers being on here, you are a hater!
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    You don't know what you have until it is gone. Do not wait until it's gone in order for you to realize you had something/someone wonderful, rather show your appreciation in as many...
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    I feel very lucky to have the friends I do, some old some new. The old ones are true friends and I know they will always be there for me. The new ones I feel are going to be an...
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    There is always someone worse off than you, so you should always count hour blessings. Giving to those who are needy is essential. To try as an individual to help someone who...
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    I had a 'boyfriend' who I paid in advance $1200+ to work for me last year. I wouldn't have paid in advance, but he had no other income, nor could he get a job in multiple states...
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    Me included. My spelling has definitely gotten worse over the past few years. Throw autocorrect in there and computer spell check, I mean, we really don't have to "know" how to...
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    so when conor franata or whatever his last name is, announces over social media that he's "gay" everyone supports him and still loves him. But when tom daley announces over social...
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    Seeing a lot of awful faces today I haven't seen in a while.
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