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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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    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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    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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    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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    I Do..

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

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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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    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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    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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    "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 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses May 20, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Hey. I have a big problem... And I hope someone can help me with the problem. Last time i cryed was the day my bf said something like 'Stop crying. What will help crying?', take...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I asked my boyfriend does he not like talkin about his flat he had when he was 19 with his ex gf and he said no just there notjing talk about it and I don't want talk aboit it what...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    I am sorry I been a stranger, a month after I posted my last one, my father had a heart attack, he died in his truck before taking off from his poker game. I been num , I was...
    Luckycharm17 Luckycharm17 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    In case you don't already know... Do what makes you content inside, even if you're not showing it on the outside. There have been at least a couple instances in your life where...
    rastapasta233 rastapasta233 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I want to talk to express my feeling here to dream I am dreamer person I wish I can finf the person I am dream about to talk and talk and talk
    tetomni tetomni 31-35, M 13 hrs ago

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    I've been silent a greater part of my life. Even being as young as I am, I have experienced more than many far beyond my age. But, I have no one to share it with. There is so much...
    Aspiegirl421 Aspiegirl421 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    We were littering some steps through a forest. Night spilled over like black milk with vanilla cavities that twinkled. It reminded me of your demeanor, calm and dark like a great...
    SunGun SunGun 16-17 Jan 6

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    So I go online to talk. Today, my husband was and I had an argument about it. He thinks it's a violation if our marriage to say anything negative about him with anyone else...
    JJjenniejones JJjenniejones 41-45, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    It will help me to decide if I should talk to this person . If they don't just want to share experience or interest that we both have . I don't feel like to talk to them
    MrsHouhouland MrsHouhouland 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Ugh it's hard to want to come home from a long day at work and have no one to talk to, FaceTime, or even Skype. The struggle is so real.....
    RebornDiva RebornDiva 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well, I go to a community college, so for those of you that go to one how do you deal with the social situation. What I've realized at my college is that majority of the students...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 18-21, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Add me if you want to talk and be friends
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Does anyone want to talk? Had a stressful day, can't sleep, and just want someone to help me get my mind off of things.
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 1 Response 56 mins ago

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    i wanna study east and west philosophy .metaphysical and materialism. everythiiiing xD
    Animus115 Animus115 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    Have you ever thought that life isn't real? That life its like a dream, or just not the real life Have you ever wondered if it's fake.. How would you prove, without a doubt, that...
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I am interested and curious about philosophy, but unfortunately, I am gonna start studying it next year.
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    The whole of Western philosophy is but a footnote to Plato. Get outta' the cave!
    gazingbeyond gazingbeyond 31-35, M Jan 19

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    Philosophy #1 Life is ****, and then you die.
    PorcelainGrenade PorcelainGrenade 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 21

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    Enlightenment is the central point to understand the Philosophy of happinesss. Everyone should find the spiritual exercises that suit him well. In order to resolve our internal...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F a week ago

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    This is a really interesting site http://www.philosophyexperiments.com/
    ahova ahova 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hey Mr. Dark Eyes, Yes, you. How blind can you be? I realize now that you will never want me and I should never want you. Every time I see you and you give me one of those crooked...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm willing to talk about anything that might be on anybodys mind. Just want to kill some time.
    GlockBlocked GlockBlocked 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    Well this is a first so lately I was kinda looking for forums or blogs that I can join and just say out my thoughts... Well a lot has been happening lately and I find it hard to...
    ellesaratoubi ellesaratoubi 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Add me if you wanna talk and be friends.
    smoak2233 smoak2233 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'd like someone to talk to about anything, anytime. Are there any mature women in here I can talk with, about anything?
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Finding it difficult to sleep. Does anyone want to talk?
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I like talking with people who r open for a real conversation, about anything. Not just some words like "hey, how r u doing, how's the weather? good. yeah. end of the conver." I...
    lookingatthelights lookingatthelights 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I feel like all i do nowadays is annoy everybody I talk to. Im doing nothing productive with my life. I probably wont ever find a job even after i take these classes. Nobody really...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I Feel like no body is there when I need them or they dont want to listen to me even though I listen to them. I dont know anymore. I want to meet someone who practically lives...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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