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    Good And Evil

    "All things truly wicked start from an innocence." Ernest Hemingway This quote is an obsession to me.. Good and Evil are merely concepts created by society to protect itself. And it's because they were made by man that they are subjective, this makes the line between Good and...
    quesado quesado 18-21 2 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    This Post Was Going To Happen At Some Point...Or Was It?

    I'm sure everyone has seen enough of the free will and determinism debates on here. I am just curious what the overall consensus is nowadays. A couple years ago, I would never have thought about this, but since pursuing a minor in Philosophy on top of my Biology and Medical Lab...
    RelianceOnScience RelianceOnScience 22-25, F May 18, 2013

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    Existence, Knowledge, Truth, Beauty, Justice, Validity, Mind, and Language, and More!

    Why, Why not, What if, Possibly, Alternatively, and "Well, what do you think..."?
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    The Adventures Of Augie March

    "And this is what mere humanity always does. It's made up of these inventors or artists, millions and millions of them, each in his own way trying to recruit other people to play a supporting role and sustain him in his make-believe. The great chiefs and leaders recruit the...
    Ninio Ninio 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    I Do..

    ...but not too much, nor with anybody.
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    I recently finished reading the Culture of

    Critique series by Professor Kevin MacDonald, this interview with Kevin MacDonald is absolutely a must read for any college student or liberal who wants to challenge their own worldview.The first 20 minutes are first rate. 
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    Work And Energy

    What is work in physics?"the work done by, or energy transferred by" - WikipediaWhen I work,I provide energy.So vice versa,when I provide energy,I work?Well when I spent my money,I am working, aren't I?But this wayI am spending money for products.So if I want spend money for...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Apr 14, 2013

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    Your Ying And My Yang Should Do Lunch :)

    People often get so hung up on one way or another rather than realizing that not only is it whatever it is, but that it's okay to like things or not things as long as you put it into perspective of the great big whole and respect others' perspectives. Yin and Yang...opposites...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    Energy, Time And Quality

    Energy and time are belonging to each other. If I give food to the birds I give them energy but also time because they can save time for looking for food. If I travel with a spaceshuttle to a black hole in the universe time will be very slooow there. Because the black hole has so...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Apr 14, 2013

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    Why Does Our World Exist? (My Opinion)

    We know from science that our universe our world started with the Big Bang. Everything was concentrated in one single point from where it started to expand in all directions. We are not able to look deeper before, no one knows what could be before the creation of time and energy...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Apr 14, 2013

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    Autopoiesis

    Now this is a word that needs to be in every Sophy Lover's vocabulary, I'll be lazy for a sec and give the wikipedia take: Autopoiesis literally means "auto (self)-creation" (from the Greek: auto – αυτό for self- and poiesis – π&omicron...
    Honir Honir 26-30, M 5 Responses May 20, 2009

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    before the big bang or whatever began the

    universe what existed before it if not another universe? was there empty space? did the laws of he universe exist like those of gravity and motion? if not how would a singularity which was the big bang have formed in the first place? if so was the space that was absent of space...
    xSharp xSharp 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Moo: Surrealism

    (By no means do I support this philosophy, I simply post this for educational purposes)"Everything leads us to believe that there is a certain state of mind from whichlife and death, the real and the imaginary, past and future, the communicableand the incommunicable, height and...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M Jun 20, 2013

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    google: "Pattern Revelation: The Secret Of

    Science, The Secret Of Skill" Sir Karl Popper was the 20th century's preeminent philosopher of science. Now before you all tune out and start watching cats on YouTube, here's why that matters. Science produces knowledge with a precision and clarity that nothing else has ever...
    relevations relevations 18-21, M Oct 30, 2015

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    How Do You Assess Value?

    What qualities are best for a human to have? How do we assess the value of certain personalities characteristics?
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    "Realization" Is The Key Of The Whole Universe

       "Realize Yourself   Realize Your Neighbors   Realize Your Enemies" Live carefully, and You will see how simple this life can be ...  
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 26-30, F 12 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Money, Gold, Words, Action

    If you go down the timeline you may accept that there was a time without money and a time without gold and a time without words. The first human beings have surely talked to each other but they didn't need money nor did they need gold. But true is also that long before any human...
    Iamwithu Iamwithu 22-25, M Apr 14, 2013

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    Archetypes, Symbols, & That Feeling "you're In The Right Place At The Right Time"

    Hopefully you're not in the right place at the wrong time. Or the wrong place at the right time. If you think you are in the wrong place at the wrong time. Get out of there now! I'm not sure if what i dwell on is philosophy per se. Spirituality? The Tao, perhaps. Was Buddha a...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 28, 2010

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    Morality Free Zone

    Morality is the distinction of rights and wrongs in choices, with the aim of a more enlightened outcome of any situation. The inherit problem with morality is that every noun can be assigned the value of "Evil" or "Good". Now this alone is a contradiction that leaves grey areas...
    leptar leptar 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Conspiracy Theories

    After a conversation with a fellow EPer on the subject of David Icke, I began thinking about the nature of conspiracy theory... First of all, I don't despise Icke. I like Icke. I don't believe he's a con artist because his story is not a product... he does not sell Snake Oil, he...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Honestly, if I'm going to talk to someone, I either need eyecontact, or to do it over text. The best example I have of this is when I met a girl during finals week. We both had a...
    Grimthorn Grimthorn 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I would like to talk to real nudists and have a nice conversation with them. I've just gotten into nudism not to long ago and I haven't exactly tried being social about it. I've...
    Randomness46 Randomness46 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I miss this, especially those late night conversations, just talking about nothing in particular. Sharing moments from your day. Low voices, soft laughter. Hearing that special...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Anyone want to talk :)? I'm bored and up for anything
    TehCrew TehCrew 18-21, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    My story is much l like every one else here, l'v been pushing everyone away from me; and it's been really easy for me. When people give me unwanted advise, and try to help me...
    Micheael Micheael 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I'm so sorry. I didn't mean for this to happen. I never wanted him to get so scared that I'll wait for him outside and beat him up. I didn't want him to be walked home or picked up...
    CallumSimpson CallumSimpson 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    12 Symptoms of being a Lightworker: Your Awakening Divinity (according to Geoffrey Hoppe and Tobias) Body aches and pains, especially in the neck, shoulder and back. This is the...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Help! So there's this guy I really, really like. He lives 4 hours away, but my crush on him is intense, so I'm committed. He's given lots of signs that he likes me - he wants to...
    thelupine thelupine 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't want to encourage suicide, but if you do end up committing it because you couldn't tolerate pain and the God of the bible is real, I will try to vouch for you. This in the...
    anon304z anon304z 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    To The Girl Who Stole My HeartYou're the first person I think about.In the morning after I eat and go out.When I jump in the shower to wash my body and head.And the last, after...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I want to talk to and make friends who lives in Oklahoma City. Anyone who wants to talk or message me, your more than welcome to. We can talk about anything you want.
    shoer shoer 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm a INFP personality.I have this complex mind and I get frustrated way easily.I'm much a thinker than a talker.I hate small talk but I'm very good at talking what I'm passionate...
    felicia123angel felicia123angel 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 10 years. This past December I found out he had been talking to a woman on Facebook and it was, in his own words, more than friends...
    helpmekeepittogether helpmekeepittogether 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    What makes me sick is my two brothers come around for to my house only if they need something. Yet my ******* creep middle brother bought a new snowmobile and has to show off his...
    traxter18 traxter18 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm tired of being alone and single. I've never dated before, but I really want to. Every single day I see these guys walking around with their girlfriends and I keep thinking...
    Randomness46 Randomness46 22-25, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Anytime someone wants to talk, I'm all ears. We can talk about anything that's on your mind. You can ask me questions about myself or anything in general. If you need someone to...
    Randomness46 Randomness46 22-25, M Feb 4

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    I am with the love of my life. In 2002 we were good friends, then dated each other for a while, fell in love, only for us to get into a huge argument, part and go our separate...
    MartiniMagic MartiniMagic 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I am a mother of two beautiful daughter, my oldest and I were like best friends. I had her when I was in my early 20s and i got to stay home to raise her for the first 8 years of...
    Helpless24 Helpless24 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm more bewildered at myself after having so many curious conversations. It's left me with more questions. Knowledge seems to beget sorrow. Perhaps it's my past relating to my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I want someone who will tell me they love me, who will call me cute little nicknames or even just babe or baby, I want someone who will hold my hand or put their arm around me...
    IWillGo IWillGo 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    I just want someone to talk to that's my age who's not a creeper, who just wants to talk about life, and just wants to be friends. Is that too hard to ask for?
    Chrysanthemummarie Chrysanthemummarie 18-21 1 Response Feb 1

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    I want to talk to people and unload my feelings. Feel some love, get some advice or just simply be listened. I have a deteriorating mental health and i am in a abusive, traumatic...
    superkates superkates 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 31

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