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I Value Education

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    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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    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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    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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    I value proper grammar and give am respect for those who chose to do it consistently. I admit that I am quite the slacker sometimes. Sometimes, I do not care what my grammar...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 2 Responses 49 mins ago

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    100% it is the parents role to provide their children with sex education, and most importantly it is nothing to be ashamed of. It's important to get true, reliable information in a...
    mcsvilla01 mcsvilla01 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    No expense should be spared at getting yourself a good education. The rewards are multifarious. If you are fortunate enough to live in a democracy that provides free education...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    I think informal classroom structure, individualizations of child learning, and more encouragement of self expression within learning promotes a more engaging and satisfying...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been out of the dating scene for quite some time and need some education on it. What are some signs in a general public area like a club or bar that a woman will give that...
    makingyouthink2 makingyouthink2 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 23

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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 Jul 14

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    I do.. I wish you could know. If I take the time out to communicate with you, it means that you hold enough value to me. And I want to do it just because I like you. I don't want...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I do.. I wish you could know. If I take the time out to communicate with you, it means that you hold enough value to me. And I want to do it just because I like you. I don't want...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jun 25

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    Yeah I do value friendships.. But I don't think many of my real life friends see friendships the way I do. I'm the type of friend that's always there for you no matter what, I'm...
    LittleKandi LittleKandi 16-17, F Jun 27

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    Honesty, loyalty, honor, ard work, discipline, hierarchy, these are for me the milestones of Tradition in opposition of moral relativism and hedonism that rule in our society...
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I don't think anyone else values punctuality. I am consistently punctual and left waiting around like an idiot for 10-30 minutes. I find nothing ruder than lateness. If I go to...
    amandapanda88 amandapanda88 26-30, F Jul 12

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    Friendship is an important thing... I got tested with my friend ship with my best friend, cause he told somebody a secret that happend to me in 2013, and I over reacted... After I...
    MagnusOystryk MagnusOystryk 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I truly believe compassion is the most important quality any person can have. I think it is the key to making lives better and changing the world into a more beautiful place. I...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I absolutely love old fashioned values. Men dressed just as nicely as women; women were strong but still feminine. When compliments were very flattering "baby, you look gorgeous in...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I can't help from correcting people's bad grammar in my mind as I read their stories.
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    GeorgeGekko GeorgeGekko 26-30, M Jul 5

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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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    I just got my bill for this upcoming semester, looks like I might to either do 2 or 3 jobs...oh the joy of university tution
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    And I won't subject my daughter to the same thing. Some people just aren't cut out for it. I'm very lucky I even graduated and I only did bc if my guidance counselor. Unschool all...
    Rzrbldksss81 Rzrbldksss81 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I think this is definitely true, because I hear it from my parents, an I was much less surprised and "disgusted" as I would have been hearing it from school friends. It lets them...
    TorissaNikole TorissaNikole 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm in the UK. I was a star student at GCSE level(14-16 yrs old) getting some of the best grades in my whole year. I got overconfident because of this, and did not form a plan for...
    Peeshder Peeshder 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I'm moving on with my life. No more cutting, no more failing in school and no more sleepless nights. I'm done
    Frankineedles Frankineedles 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Omg!! So true! Why am I seeing more ultrasounds than diplomas?! Something's got to give!
    Sweetie899 Sweetie899 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    So tonight was successful. I met somebody who I think can help with my progress a lot. He is really easy to talk to and we share similar experiences. The whole reason I joined this...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Met probably the coolest person ever. Mrs. SmartyPants, thank you for letting me vent about all sorts of things! I need more people like this that are so understandable and relate...
    Guuuu Guuuu 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    If you believe in God, who cares? If you believe in nothing, who cares? If you believe we were created from aliens or whatever, who ******* cares? It doesn't affect you. Just be...
    seriouslybrit seriouslybrit 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    You know, we could sing too much,. We could shout too much, till we got hoarse. And we could sing at the wrong time, or shout at the wrong time. But here's one thing, we're never...
    smilejem smilejem 16-17, F Jun 27

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    I believe in fate. I believe in destiny. I believe that I was ment to meet Jess. All of my life I've felt kinda alone. I have friends but they don't really understand and...
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    "If I love someone I am grateful and her freedom remains intact. It is not given by me. It is her birthright, and my love cannot take it away. How can love take somebody's freedom...
    iJeetu iJeetu 26-30, M Jul 2

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    A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else. A true friend is one soul in two bodies. If you have one true friend you have more than your...
    stanlyslim stanlyslim 22-25, M Jul 2

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    If you have a neighbor who is an ******* to you and you cuss him out or get vengeance on him he will only want to further stir up trouble. But if you bake him a cake and leave it...
    danondorf danondorf 16-17, M Jul 3

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    The best feeling in the world is watching a good friend overcome something and know that you're the reason why they're gonna be on this earth longer.
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Last night I had a sleepover with my friend, she came over to my house and we just watched random movies. At about 12:30a.m I kept dozing off, but my friend was talking to me so I...
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Hi I am here to make friends, that what Friendship is all about so how about it lets be friends :)
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Again and again I observe that people are personally offended by a different opinion. Missionly is one example. This young woman has yet to learn discussing without being...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 8

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    It is rare and lovely when the house is empty and quiet. I take these moments to sit and enjoy the Peace.
    myteemathpwr myteemathpwr 31-35, F Jul 8

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    I just hated when people shove their beliefs down your throat or think they're superior.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    “There is no excuse for anyone to write fiction for public consumption unless he has been called to do so by the presence of a gift. It is the nature of fiction not to be good...
    immobilise immobilise 31-35, F Jul 10

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    I don't like it when people force me to talk. I like to have my downtime.
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Voyeurism law goes into affect here today: Voyeurism. SB 225 will update the state's voyeurism laws to outlaw a practice called "up-skirting" in which a cell phone is used to take...
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    I have some amazing friends in my life... I feel through the years with marriage and children a lot of relationships seem to be pushed aside. I have been making an effort to...
    SunniDaze SunniDaze 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    In life there are so many people who will come into your life and leave, but those good friends who stay even when you fall out and have a disagreement and you think that...
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    Next Sunday 20 is Friends' Day in my country...we are planning a great meeting for lunch at the mall... restaurants and bars will be full...we are very friendly people...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate when people can't use proper grammar OR when they can't form a function sentence. If Your older then 34 I expect You to form a proper fuxking sentence!!!!
    Daddysdirtyslave Daddysdirtyslave 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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