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I Think The Importance Of Reading Has Been Forgotten

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 213 People

    I Am A Voracious Reader

    Reading informs, questions, provokes, thrills, amuses, takes you to other worlds, and helps helps you make sense of what is around you, all this and much more. I include good newspaper journalism in this) I don't totally decry television, good TV can do much of this (though, as a...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 13, 2011

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    Philosophy

    It's been a really long time since I've posted anything, so I figured I'd share an excerpt from a book I'm reading right now. The book is called Age of Analysis : 20th Century Philosophers by Morton White but within the book are multiple excerpts from various philosophers. This...
    TheOnlyBenis TheOnlyBenis 22-25, M Aug 13, 2012

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    It Only Takes Two Minutes

    Every day, we have Guided Reading, where for twenty minutes, sometimes longer, I listen to a group of children read and see what they have understood. We talk about new words, the language the authors have used. I listen to at least 6 children and spend time with them to make...
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2011

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    We Are Not In Germany During Ww2. Not Yet Anyway.

    Reading is important to the brain as well as the soul. Do not forget proper grammar and spelling.
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Dec 7, 2011

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    The Importance Of Being Earnest.

    Has also been forgotten. A literary masterpiece written by a true cad.
    peza peza 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2011

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    Why Read When You Can Watch Tv?

    Need the latest going-ons in your community and around the world? Switch to SkyNews, News 24 or a local news program. Want to be entertained by a fictional story? Don’t worry reading a book – they’re making the movie! Research for school needed? Just go to History, National...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Part two... If you missed part one you'll find it further down on the page...Yet again, for the 2nd time in 2 days days... "EP Ellie" has removed my profile picture for the same...
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    Do you find my profile picture offensive.....Is a bikini top view also offensive? From EP 'Ellie' today "Oops!--Your last profile photo was removed because it contained nudity...
    Bee2014 Bee2014 51-55, F 13 Responses Mar 12

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    seein it naked proves it. and where she has lots of butt she lacks in brains.
    trent74 trent74 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I was against it for a long time and I thought it was stupid. I should have just maintained that opinion. there are great guys out there but Tinder, etc has made it that nobody...
    pinktulips29 pinktulips29 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Yup. I had a great experience and this hoe bag deleted it lol. Someone take er fishing so she can leave us alone.
    Shhhhandenjoy Shhhhandenjoy 26-30, M Mar 4

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    My Secret Sister- As I said before,my mother didn't raise me. Instead I was raised in Hawaii by my Filipino paternal grandmother. Due to her immature party girl attitude my...
    BlackNPinoy BlackNPinoy 26-30, M Mar 11

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    as well as a lot of boot-lickers. The whole "too explicit for underage children" I understand. But there was an Adult/Mature section for that. EPKimi said that Adults can go onto...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 13

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    I am calling out for help ;-(
    alone121906 alone121906 18-21 4 Responses Mar 19

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    My friend was working on my sprinkler system.But,he had to get up to go get a tool.I was in the far yard,watching my cat.he was backing up to the hole.And you guessed it.he left...
    jammernichtful jammernichtful 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    I have been with my wife since I was in high school. She is the only girl I ever dated. She was a couple years older than me when she graduated college she came to where I was in...
    Sundance1971 Sundance1971 41-45, M 5 Responses Mar 12

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    With the re-burial of Richard III next week, I am re-reading 'The Daughter of Time' by Josephine Tey. Written in the early 1950s it is quite dated but still a fascinating read...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I wish I could give what's left of my life source, to someone in need of more of it, to make them fully complete. Someone sick dying of Cancer.Someone poor down and out just...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    I have known for 3 yrs that I have Hashimoto's but I believe I have had it for 25 yrs. It started during my 2nd pregnancy. My Dr over the years kept treating the symptoms with...
    physio56 physio56 56-60, F Mar 1

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    High school these past 3 months has been so stressful that I find myself more and more not being happy and instead in my room alone. I already denounced a friendship with a close...
    JayC15 JayC15 16-17, M Mar 20

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    Hi All ! I want to know if I am seeing this situation for what it really is or if my judgement is being clouded by my own insecurities and fear or imagined.. or there is a genuine...
    lolitaloa lolitaloa 26-30, F Mar 5

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     Let's talk about listening. Active listening. Consider these questions:What is the difference between hearing and listening? What are the different kinds of listening...
    1alwaysdreaming 1alwaysdreaming 18-21, F 43 Responses Mar 1

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    I am beginning to think there is something wrong with me that my boyfriend has to cheat on me. Although he has not physically cheated on me, I have caught him on a dating website...
    creepinbeauty creepinbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I have two daughters. One who left home three years ago and who hasn't spoken to me in over a year. The oldest who left home a year ago. It was a mutual parting. Divorce...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    My life for these past few months has been a roller coaster ride and a whirlwind of events that has shaped me to be a somewhat stronger person. I have been in fights with my...
    olarte718 olarte718 18-21 Mar 18

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    My boyfriend currently has 3 months left in jail. Whilst he's been gone, there has been someone else I have got close to. I didn't go looking for it, or expect it, but there is...
    MsVioletta MsVioletta 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    we met when I was 17 he was 21. I've had boyfriends before. he was something else. we was together five years before we both fuqt up. bad. horribly bad.. I cheated he cheated. just...
    nanaS2 nanaS2 31-35, T 1 Response Mar 10

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    I think I am depressed. I am 16 years old and gosh do I feel like life is dragging on forever but also flying past my eyes. It all started last year. My family moved to...
    Rubyalexander Rubyalexander 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    I cannot begin to tell how much trouble her extended family has been causing her immediate family ever since her father passed away. She was only 8 years old back then, and she has...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    It's time for republican to confirm Loretta Lynch as our new AG! We all know that Republicans have been stalling this nomination at every turn. It has now been 129 days since...
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    So... Here I am. With another chip in my pride and ego. Ever since the end of my long term relationship. Everything in my love department has been going downhill. Literally. Every...
    Ichizu Ichizu 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    alisoncc11 alisoncc11 26-30, F Mar 5

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
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    This subject has been brought up a lot in my "marriage" & I've been married for nearly 19 years. The past few years our relationship has deteriorated to a point where I don't think...
    Lovinu0429 Lovinu0429 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    sadeccaa sadeccaa 26-30, F Mar 12

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    My bi-polar girlfriend of two years got herself and I caught up in a tangled web of lies, deception, and control. I suffer from clinical depression myself. It's hard to really...
    VKdesire VKdesire 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I should say I know it is out of control.. in the last 4 years he has gained all most 300 pounds.. I don't know what to do..He literately spends all day eating.. a friend of his...
    Lovingwife68 Lovingwife68 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Mmmm so today something happened that was lovely but dangerous and charming but devious, all at the same time. I didn't tell my boyfriend I got off work early and my married...
    Yellowbird1812 Yellowbird1812 26-30, F 20 Responses Mar 7

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    Age that is. I think age is just a number. It is now after midnight on the 8th of March in Australia, and what is officially known as my birthday. My 21st birthday and it has been...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 7

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