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I Want to Make the World a Better Place

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    Ever since I was little I have been very kind,

    caring and sensitive. Some other experiences, grief and depression have dampened my enthusiasm and open-ness.. However, I still want to make the world a better place. Some of the things I do are: - Buy second hand clothes & donate them - Always try to be kind (sometimes not...
    1randomchick 1randomchick 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Victims Of Torture Need Your Help

    On the morning of August 30th, 2011 former vice president **** Cheny was interviewed on national television. He went on NBC's the Today show to discuss his newly published book "My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir". In this interview with host Matt Lauer, Cheny openly...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 9, 2011

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    I Long For A Better World!

    I try my hardest to do the right thing by Earth...the environment and all living species including fauna, flora and the people who deserve a break!
    berrychic berrychic 31-35 Oct 12, 2010

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    Seeing Wonder. Feeling Wonder.

    After years of riding in the subway I began to look at the other people riding with me and I had a wonderful, shocking thought: that we are all here at the same time, and that my life is never going to be the same. Just imagine! In that single subway car were literally countless...
    graceful graceful 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2011

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    I Like Girls Cool Cool

    i like kids awesme hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    Earthhappy Earthhappy 16-17, F Sep 13, 2012

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    Its A Great Ideal But I Don't Know How To

    I want to make people care for one another more and respect the space of people.  I want people to live more harmoniously as well...it would be nice to live in a world where people are not so filled with vexation and hate for people... and it would a better world if people took...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    I think about it every day.

    What can a person do, to make a positive difference in the world? I may not know or fully understand who I am, but I know for sure I want to contribute to a greater cause, to be part of a solution rather than a problem. I'm always trying not to be a hypocrite, but it's...
    TragicMonkey TragicMonkey 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I try to do at least one good deed a day,

    and make sure not to hate on anybody. Some things I try to do to improve our world: Donate to charity regularly volunteer regularly try to understand economic systems and support the ones that help people rather than enslave them I forgive and move on as quickly as possible...
    cloudedjourney cloudedjourney 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Dishes - The Key To Everyone's Heart!

    I'm no longer able to help people to the degree I once used to (because of my health), but it doesn't stop me from wanting to make a positive difference in the world. I decided a simple thing I can and enjoy doing is dishes (on the days I feel well enough). No matter where I go...
    shylamarais shylamarais 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Toilets Needed Really Bad For The World To Be A Better Place.

    According to Now I Know, Indian state Madhya Pradesh conducts a marriage ceremony in which the groom has to show that he owns a toilet before marrying his bride-to-be.It’s actually a really cool program that helps poor women get married with security and a little help from the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 18, 2013

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    Our World In Our Hands

    Hey.. Everyone who cares about the environment, human rights, prevention of poverty, animal rescue and stuff like that, please sign up at care2.com. sign petitions to save the world. If you are too busy to do that, There's a click to donate section where you can help providing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    I want equality & acceptance

    for the whole world. A world where, race, wealth, looks, education, religion, sexuality & beliefs are not a basis to be judged for. "Do not judge a man for what he is but for what he does" they say.. Better yet, don't judge at all because we don't know what a person is going...
    DaLuMaHe DaLuMaHe 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 8

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    Why Does President Obama Want To Rob Kids Of Their Childhood

    The US Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the US government from providing military financing, military training, and several other categories of US military assistance to governments using child soldiers. The Child Soldiers Prevention Act went into effect in 2010...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 18, 2011

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    Saving The World.

    I smile at all who pass, I hug perfect strangers, I pull the ivy off the dying gasping trees. I walk everywhere I can, I cook healthy food, take in stray lost teenagers, and help them to pull their heads into reality. I share peace with all!
    paigesmoles paigesmoles 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2010

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    How A Spoon Can Save A Woman’S Life.

    How a Spoon Can Save a Woman’s LifeFascinating story from The Guardian today: women and girls (sometimes very, very, young girls) who are at risk of forced marriage are being told to put a spoon in their underwear. It sounds like some rural wives’ tale, but the reasoning is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    I Want To Save The World And I Can Only Do It One Day With A Little Help From All Of YOU!

    No one should have to suffer, unless it is by their own choice. But suffer the the little children, the defenseless little children, that is never right. I wish that I had the power to stop this from happening but there is no way any one can stop it from happening. The reasons...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Feb 2, 2013

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    Doing My Bit

    I have a strong desire to make this world a better place. I am doing whatever possibly I can do. I try to incite the same feeling among my friends and whoever person I interact. We are inherited with benevolent character. The only thing required is to incite this inherited...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Apr 3, 2013

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    Some Small Missive

    If I could write some small paragraph like this and fix a problem, I'd be winning. I've written thousands upon thousands of articles, comments, blog posts and now we have twitter so it'll get even worse. Even a smile or positive thought would be a step in the right direction. I...
    Shtanto Shtanto 22-25 1 Response Aug 4, 2009

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    Chaos Theory > > Organized Theology

    Flapping those wings in sunny New York and then producing rain in Jerusalem is the official story. My Butterfly Effect has the insects deceiving predators for survival through majestically intricate wing designs. Relevance: the rules in heaven are mirrored and misleadingly...
    Chaotician Chaotician 22-25, M Nov 21, 2013

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    Tell The Us Government To Stop Supporting Murder, Rape, Torture And Other Crimes Against Humanity

    Although Afghanistan has officially ratified the global ban on cluster bombs, its still no excuse for the US to continue to back the new local Police when they persistently and blatantly commit human rights violations against civilians. Human Rights Watch released a 102 page...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 14, 2011

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    Why Is It So Hard?

    It shouldn't be this hard to make the world better!  We are all basically the same.  We all want love, respect and to live in peace with a roof over our head and food to eat.  If we treated everyone the way we want to be treated ourselves, things could literally...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F Jan 3, 2010

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    The Domino Effect

    Just do something unexcepted and nice for someone because the domino effect is VERY contagious.
    TheAsianSensation TheAsianSensation 16-17, M Feb 17, 2010

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    0tell The Un To Support Women's Rights

    Whether its dueling with an arch nemesis for the heart of a woman or highschool freshman hazing. No matter if its Chinese foot binding or the ritual slaughtering of any child born on a friday by the Anglo-Saxons; or even the Salem witch hunts. I'm sure most of us can agree that...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 24, 2011

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    Can't Do It Alone

    maybe I can lead the way for some? I think it's definatly time for changes in this world and I'm afraid the human race isn't willing to change the easy way. they're oo stubborn and angry
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2007

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    I Really...

    ... really really really really want to make the world a better place. i want all homeless people with roofs over their head and enough food to get buy. i want to see drugs and ciggeretes banned. i want to see maths banned... maybe not but you get the idea.
    grapes305 grapes305 13-15, F Apr 21, 2010

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    I have decided to give up my dream fo being a

    game designer (For my own entertainment and a refuge for when I felt in despair) to start studying laws and try to do good as a judge or a lawyer. Would this be a good idea or not?
    Draganoth Draganoth 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Just A Few Words

    a few words that say so much: "You must be the change you want to see in the world." (Gandhi) saying is a lot easier than doing, but i think that just by wanting and trying we automatically make a difference. even the smallest of actions can have a huge impact. jmo :-)
    bluenorthern bluenorthern 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    Nypd: Heroes To Zeroes

    On September 20th 2011 hundreds of protesters gathered on Wall Street in a peaceful and constitutionally protected demonstration. For 4 days this demonstration managed to stay peaceful and abide by the laws that were set forth by the constitution for such an assembly to occur...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Oct 2, 2011

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    The Perfect Recipe To A Better World

    Lets imagine that their was a recipe to the world being the perfect place. Well there is! But not many people have tried it. So here it is: 1. Accept diversity All over the world there are different people with different cultures, different traditions, different languages...
    h47hentahu7y5a h47hentahu7y5a 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2012

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    The society that separates its things

    and warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and fighting done by fools. -Elliott Hulse
    DrugStorePoet DrugStorePoet 18-21, M Mar 16

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    Yes I want to help people

    and make sure there is less suffering, poverty and pollution. Also make sure there is a future for this world that my children will one day be able to live in. We need to and must act, the human race must act in unity it is our mess and we must fix it.
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Such an easy (trite?) phrase to throw out there,

    so hard to put into play in reality. At my age (45) you're supposed to have had the idealism beaten out of you by society at large. However, I've found that it hasn't left me, it has just changed somewhat. When I was younger, I thought that if we just spread a message of...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 3

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    About My Life

    MYSELF CHIRAG LAKHMANI I LIVE IN FAIZABAD (U.P) PRESENT TIME I AM DOING MBA FROM SIKKIM MANIPAL UNI AND ALSO DOING JOB IN BEVERAGE COMPANY AND I WANT TO DO NEW 
    Kinglakhmani Kinglakhmani 18-21 May 15, 2012

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    Police Not Required To Prevent Domestic Violence; Children Murdered

    In 1999 the US Government failed to enforce a restraining order against an estranged and abusive husband. Subsequently, the couple's daughters were found dead with gunshot wounds in the back of the husband's truck. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has ruled that the...
    calebforaction calebforaction 26-30, M Sep 12, 2011

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    Helping Orphaned And Injured Ducks

    If anyone is interested in helping to keep Duck Haven from closing, you can visit http://www.duckhaven.org/index.html If you can't volunteer there and don't want to donate, you can raise money for them for free by using the Good Search internet search engine.  Just indicate...
    CopingGal CopingGal 46-50, F Jun 10, 2012

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    A Better Place

    A better place,That's what I want,This world,Can be it,But first things first,It needs to unite,And pull itself together.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    Imperfect Heaven

    As a daydreamer , i have so many fantasies., including me changing the whole world with me as the leader and my friends. I Get the highest position in the political ladder, a world ruler. Every one obeys me since i am a really powerful charismatic leader it is only until I...
    spinningtime7 spinningtime7 18-21, M Aug 9, 2011

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    let me tell you a little story i saw online

    recently about a man who's poor and jobless. he went on several job interviews, however, got accepted to none. he lives alone in a rented small and dirty room. despite his poverty, he possessed a wonderful character and personality and everyone loves to be with him. he saw a...
    yunisaurus yunisaurus 13-15, F Aug 29

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    I Think That the World Can ...

    I think that the world can become a better place if individuals would treat each other in the manner which they want to be treated.  I believe that things can only get better if we see each other as people rather than a means to an end.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Ever since I was a child, I never really took very good care of myself. Physical appearance - my own or that of others - never phased me. I never quite saw the point of it all. Who...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I dont hate my life but, its just that dreams are better than the real thing, yeah i know it obvious. My Dreams are full of adventures, love and sex. So, If God grants me a wish...
    Rraj619 Rraj619 16-17, M Aug 20

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    I sit outside the gym......excited and withdrawn. I'm about to physically exert myself and pick up heavy things all in the name of being a better me. Is that even possible? To...
    toehold toehold 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Even though we aren't official, he has the same feelings for me as I do for him. The thing is that he wants to kill himself and I'm trying to do everything I can to help him. I've...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I must say that a bit malnourished. I don't do my nails much, and I'm lazy and hate having to do this natural hair. I can go a day without washing or brushing. (I'm so freaking...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Aug 20

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    I'm not a good drawer haha.. but i would really like to be. I have an imagination and i think art would be a good way to express it. I'd like to be able to do like manga and stuff...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 28

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    It may sound pretty deep but hey, I mean it.
    imextraordinary imextraordinary 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I am a fixer by nature, I have to fix things or I am not happy. Problem is.....some people cannot be fixed and I find that frustrating
    Jawzenator Jawzenator 31-35, M Sep 8

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    I was born in Cambridge, England
    mikeamazing99 mikeamazing99 13-15, M Sep 1

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    Another set of test results. Completely different than the last set. 15 years. Multiple doctors. Still no clue what's wrong. "We know it's something. We just don't know what it is...
    aftie aftie 31-35, F Sep 3

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    I feel like im Quasimodo or something whenever im like sitting but not leaning against the chair. Or when im walking. But if i walk upstraight, it seems like im arrogant and am...
    sophiexone sophiexone 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    1. I tend to not disclose intimate information about myself on this account, as I'm scared someone will find it, and learn many things I haven't told anyone in real life. 2. I am...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I wish I could make the World a better place. Why there is so much pain and misery and so many innocent people suffer every day. Can't we all be just a little better every day...
    ggeorgiev2008 ggeorgiev2008 31-35, M