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    So, while everyone around the world is going

    back to school, or as already started school . Here in BC aka Canada , kids won't be. Why? Teachers on strike. They are on strike because they want increase on money ( yet, they make more then nurses do ) smaller class size ( they have already 30 kids in each class ) and to...
    StefanieL StefanieL 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    A Lot

    I sometimes feel that I want to stay a student forever. One thing that bothered me about working in industry is that I couldn't focus all my energy towards learning anymore. I had to do things for my employer even if they were of zero educational value to me. That sucked. I...
    Elaria Elaria 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    Recent Realization

    I am - by no means - an extremely educated or naturally intelligent person.  At the same time I do consider myself more fortunate than other's when it comes to this topic.  I strongly value my education and my ability to be educated.  This sense of importance has...
    annalea annalea 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    Ignorance has been a thing nowadays.

    Not to mention, Education, what people tend to forget is to teach, remember, your students are the reflection of you being a teacher. This goes out to most of my instructors and to the ones who can relate.
    Jaisz Jaisz 18-21, F Oct 2

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    College

    Sometimes I stop and ask myself if having a higher education will get me somewhere. I've seen so many people graduate from college with no jobs in debt. It is all worth it ?
    Timona Timona 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    LivingValues Program! VSET has initiated LivingValues Movement and conducts LivingValues Program in Schools which is free from teaching, text book and home work for last 8 years after sustained research in the field in five states. The LivingValues Program will be implemented...
    namaravi namaravi 46-50, M Aug 8

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    DALLAS – The price of higher education can be expensive for students and parents. The IRS offers these tips about education tax benefits that can help offset some college costs...
    melodeechen20 melodeechen20 22-25, F Oct 2

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    I'm not saying this as a starting point for a theological debate, but it's linked with a theme I've been talking about all day, really; to do with something I'm currently going...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I just read a story on here about how online friends are somehow not real or of lesser value than other friends, to me that's a bit like saying your auntie in Australia isn't...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I firmly believe that sex education starts and belongs in the family only and no one else needs to know about this teaching by the children's parents.
    olderandmaturefemale olderandmaturefemale 46-50, F 21 Responses Oct 5

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    I love education, but yesterday and also the following week I feel like I've made a really big mistake, doing a degree in English literature, when it is 100% my cup of tea. Don't...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I thoroughly agree and believe that sex education starts with the parents and not from outside sources. I gave my twin sons who are age 13 now their individual sex chats this past...
    maturewifeandmom maturewifeandmom 36-40, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I value friendships. It's a bond between two people who just click. I want. A friend. A friend that'll be there for me. Engage in the relationship. Do not become a figure of my...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    OMYAY, posting results for subject combination is out! So here's what I got, Class Secondary 3 Express 1, Subject Combination: English Higher Mother Tongue/Mother Tongue Japanese...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 44 mins ago

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    Failing Modules in University is very discouraging, makes you feel like giving up :(, someone please encourage me.
    Zamowell Zamowell 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    "I just don't want to be around a bunch of grown ups" "Don't take any course they make you read Beowulf"
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 30

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    A song and video I made. 
    poy1 poy1 70+ 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I saw a couple of girls on the bus trying to figure out if the big orange circle in the sky was the sun or the moon. What has happened to society?
    bmsartwell bmsartwell 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I look at what people say today on their phones. No short hand is not quicker. It takes me longer to figure out what your saying when you say stuff like. "You no you" as in. You...
    locoladel locoladel 16-17, T Oct 3

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    But the propaganda trying to persuade us that, for instance, adoption by gay couples is normal and positive goes on and on.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M Oct 6

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    Do you think that the spelling on the internet should be correct? R u doing this ur self? The last phrase I used is typical example of bad internet spelling behavior. It says...
    QuietMentor QuietMentor 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I feel like it's rude and distasteful of your character to talk badly of someone that is no longer a factor in your life but that you have heavy history with; Just heard my ex...
    summerinthecity20 summerinthecity20 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I just wrote this sentence on EP.
    Thisgeezer Thisgeezer 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." - The Godfather.
    msunique1989 msunique1989 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I was astonished to read this... "Synchronize vs Coincidence" What do yall think?
    theChickk theChickk 16-17, F Oct 9

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    Amen..... amen..... and amen!
    cici0307 cici0307 18-21, F Oct 10

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    English language graduate-it speaks for itself! :p
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Oct 10

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    Seems as though I am the only one interested in keeping them. A friend that I have not heard from in a few months texted me the other day. We exchanged the usual pleasantries; How...
    System113 System113 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    "Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse...
    DX2000 DX2000 22-25, M Oct 13

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    Went to the cinema this evening with my cousin it was so nice going out with female company instead of my hubby who basicly complains about everything when we go out...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F Oct 13

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    Would it hurt your head to say, "I have a headache." It's not like I didn't ask if you were okay. You can't expect me to read you mind. MEN! Lol
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    Wait? Were doing away with the double spaces after a period?http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20141013131941-4524580-what-does-your-resume-say-about-your-age?trk=mta-lnk
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 14

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    Just because we are together, doesn't mean we have to fill every moment with talk. Silence can speak just as loudly.
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 15

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    These are a photo of my father sister and myself but I was almost rejected and outlasted by all my family members as if I'm not their flesh and blood ..I got persecuted by my own...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    Time to be ruthless, and cull some of my circle of friends, if they don't chat regularly, then make way for that do!
    hotpizza hotpizza 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    As much as I'd like to be naughty everyday of my life and throw caution to the wind, something stops me - maybe fear, religion, the fact that I have somewhat of a public life... it...
    Vabidemi00 Vabidemi00 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    If someone asks me about my various problems, I'll tell them. I think it's important to share things with people, even painful things. Some people think that means I'm eager to...
    pickapebble pickapebble 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Even here, I do not like being seen on EP. I only post stories and share pictures with those I really trust. I don't need a lot of people watching me or knowing me. Give me space...
    InvolutionWolf InvolutionWolf 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I love meeting new people, hanging out with like-minds, spending time with great company and having a whale of a time with a group of mates. However, these same folk find it hard...
    jahosijhs jahosijhs 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I'd rather you hurt me now with the truth than lie to me to make me feel better.
    MissSagittarius MissSagittarius 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My Last Words January 16, 2011 at 11:30am Neighbours combine efforts to aid cancer-stricken farmer By: Staff Writer Posted: 10/27/2007 5:00 AM | Comments: 0 'You hear so many...
    Kattz7 Kattz7 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wish I could've been a better support base. You know my very personal past and present. You were my rock even when your world was crumbling. I'm sorry I couldn't save you. I'm...
    kaixin97 kaixin97 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    He will be back. :) Always ...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 23 hrs ago

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    I started ep hating people that are in relationships.... Now my 2 best friends are people in them :)
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    ## REAL DEBT CRISIS ## plus Addendum.......... Australian Household Debt Level vs Business Debt Level- Historical Comparison and Implications...... Last night (30-9-2014), on ABC...
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    ## REAL DEBT CRISIS ## plus Addendum.......... Australian Household Debt Level vs Business Debt Level- Historical Comparison and Implications...... Last night (30-9-2014), on ABC...
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    I've stayed at my sister's every night this week except this night. She went out to eat, and I'd just be sitting there doing nothing anyway. I ended up going to my niece's and...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have always sort out the approval of my mum as she was so hard on me, drumming into me I must not fail, often very critical of my behaviour, my ambitions. Ive always felt very...