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I Think The Written Word Is Important

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    Surrounded By Books

    I have worked in a bookstore for a couple years, and I currently work in a library. Both are busy places, and as the printing industry is still in existence, more than ten years after the advent of the personal computer, well, there must be a pretty damn good reason. For one...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2010

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    See The Present

    It is through the written word we get our history, we plot our course through the universe, and the spelling out of dreams and hopes..with the written others are to understand and to feel the emotions and mental feelings of ourselves and able to walk in the footsteps of others to...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Feb 27, 2012

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    Do You Hear Or Do You Do?

    DECIEVE NOT YOURSELVES AND BE HEARERS ONLY BUT DOERS. THAT IS HOW WE SEE IF PPL REALLY BELIEVE. AFTER THEY HEAR WHAT DO THEY DO NEXT? LIVE IT OR PUT IT ON THE SHELF UNTIL IT IS CONVIENIENT FOR THEM TO LIVE IT? WE MUST LIVE IT EVEN WHEN IT IS NOT CONVIENENT FOR US. JESUS DID.THE...
    thelambsink thelambsink 41-45, M Nov 24, 2010

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    Something Out Of Nothing

    Some say that magic can be nothing more than an emotional charge channeled into an object. Do I agree with this? I don't know. Some really uncanny things have happened to me in my life though. When I was in high school I started writing in a journal. I don't know why but I liked...
    monsterdog81 monsterdog81 31-35, M Nov 26, 2010

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    Intimacy is important in marriage..its a way to make you feel loved..marriage without sex is just friendship/companionship..
    luv4get luv4get 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    It's respectful!I think manners says a lot about a person!Opening doors for each other, eating with mouth closed and not talking while eating, saying please/thank you, pulling out...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Unfortunately EP does it automatically. It shouldn't be capitalized for the same reason we don't capitalize the word bullshit.
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

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    I am fed up with people telling me I am old fashioned and out of touch becuase I care about manners. I was brought up that way, it is matter what you say but it must be said in...
    pacodad pacodad 70+, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    There is nothing more attractive than a man with manners ;)
    theanja1 theanja1 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Everybody wants to be validated. It's useless when you do/feel good and no one appreciates.
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F Jun 29

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    The great majority of people I seem to know have Horrible manners. They talk incessantly, interrupt others in even the simplest of conversations, talk negatively about others and...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. -Einstein
    BioFem17 BioFem17 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Manners tell a lot about yourself,plus always fits good in any situation. I like to have class,yet I am a crazy girl. Never too late to learn...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Marriage gives me the idea of certain security.. The sense of belonging.. The effort to construct a systematic family institution.. It calms me when I know that I belong to...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 12

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    Ken Robinson is passionate about education... 1.5 hours long. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1A4OGiVK30
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M a week ago

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    I used to think family was very important when I thought I had a great family. I still think family is important, I think everyone needs a family. It gets so hard and lonely...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I've been alone a lot, so I've learned to keep myself entertained. Most of the time I'm alone with my inner dialogue weaving intricate sentences, creating elaborate stories, or...
    HopelessDreamer7 HopelessDreamer7 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I don't understand why people think age is important - older guys are more matured and have more experience (I really like that).... So what's the matter with dating a guy a few...
    KylieKestnerx KylieKestnerx 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    We have a ten year old daughter and she is hearing no quite often. I think even more important is that kids understand that no means no and there will be no further discussion but...
    lovingrain lovingrain 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    It feel like forever since I've written sth here. There's been a lot going on in my life; good and bad. Although, ultimately the good outweighs the bad, it still can't be erased. I...
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jul 1

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    I've gotten 2 responses to 2 different experiences by crazy people. One of them was just random words put together, made no sense at all. *blocked* lol
    aublyn23 aublyn23 22-25, F 58 mins ago

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    Hi there, I am going to tell my story, it will probably take some time, BUT would appreciate some people out there to take some time to perhaps follow and comment if they have any...
    lukeyp03 lukeyp03 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I say I love the word of God, In the beginning God created the man on the sixth day and created, made of flesh and bone quoted 'and Adam said this is now bones of my bones and...
    simsym simsym 22-25 4 days ago

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    I like to do it so I can improve my written vocabulary and I can easily recognize words that are literary or obsoletetechnical. I'm also trying to contextually gather all words...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes as a passing thought. Other days it's all I can think of. There will always be times I'll think about you more often, and right now is one of those times. Your date draws...
    alexwolfe alexwolfe 26-30, F Jun 30

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    Together... come be my unison my words beckoning you my lips awakening your thirst my body being your Spanish poetry romantic, lyrical, rolling off your tongue your ellipse... let...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    What Wonder Is This...? Once upon a time (Yes, just like a fairy tale!) I tasted your words (Seems like forever ago....) I must declare I was touched (More like blown away!) I...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F Jul 5

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    Is Universalism / Universal Salvation Biblical? Answer: Universalism is the belief that everyone will be saved. There are many people today who hold to universal salvation and...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M Jun 29

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    It's called an ellipsis... it has a number of uses but is most often used to indicate an unfinished thought, a leading statement, a slight pause, or an awkward silence... I can't...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 6

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    Today I finally came to the conclusion that I am too quick to give someone my trust. And even though he once made me wonder if completely giving it up was the right choice, I...
    Liburtygirl Liburtygirl 16-17, F Jul 2

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M a week ago

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    If you have ever been called "ugly", chances are it's probably going to stick in your mind for the rest of your life and make it all the more difficult to accept compliments and...
    gh0st13 gh0st13 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Did Jesus Ever Say Anything Mean To Anyone? Yes, Jesus said some pretty mean things to people. Following is a list of things he said that were quite harsh. Take a look at these...
    PMEWhite PMEWhite 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I think we all have an idealist idea about "the perfect relationships". I've had several long term relationships in the past, some long distant relationships. I find trust and...
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am at a loss for words. I'm feeling like I am about to have more loss in my life. I have lost so much these past few months..really these past two and a half years have been hell...
    classynsassy34 classynsassy34 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    She could not be handled that way. She could not be put in a box, wrapped up and sent away with the morning mail. She was still there even when she left the room. She could not...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jun 30

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    Thoughts On You... Sliding into sleep, Thoughts of you Racing in my mind Like wild horses... I drink your murmuring waters. An orchestral strain rises And I am filled with the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    We often go about life forgetting some simple truths that lets us know that our life is important and we need to value it to make it worthwhile. So here is a reminder.. There is...
    valerian777 valerian777 41-45, M Jul 7

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    I was always a "different" person than others. Some would say when I was young I was just going through changes. The older I got the worse my struggle was with myself. I had major...
    MissShotti MissShotti 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M a week ago

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    Tho looks arent everything, its 60% important to me. plus personality and the others are important to. Only attractive people attract me. David Beckham is kinda ugly to me. Anime...
    michiko michiko 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    † Jesus Speaks To Valeria of Matrimony and Divorce. The Poem of The Man†God Chapter 529 In a vision Maria Valtorta received from the Lord EP Link Valeria begins to speak...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M Jun 30

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    People think I'm weird . I do admit I can be weird sometimes . But it's mostly on my views on politics , gay marriage , legalizing marijuana , or homosexuals. I'll give anyone...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 43 mins ago

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    Almost 8 years ago I lost my brother. He committed suicide. Ever since then I have tried to help others who think their only way out is to do what my brother done. This year on my...
    Hanny20 Hanny20 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I hate the words "I'm sorry" I feel like that's all you ever get with people. They treat you like crap and instead of fixing the problems they constantly create, they just give...
    PhotographyJournalingLife PhotographyJournalingLife 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Its been 11 years today. I can hardly believe its been that long. 11 years since I heard your laugh, saw your smile, felt your touch. I had a dream about you that morning where...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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