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    Pole Posting Is It a Throw Back?

    I think about weird stuff from time to time like: is nailing a sign to a telephone pole, (as a form of advertising) a throw back to the early native tree writings that occured in pre colonial America ?
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    They, By Existence, Tell Us Of Other Options

    When I first went in to university, I wanted to get a degree in Aboriginal Studies...and I can't deny that it was a fascinating program to study and learn more about. Of course, being Canadian, much of the content was the Aboriginal culture of my own country, but my absolute...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    Death, Skulls and Bones Still Lying

     3 years earlier, A great Plague from the Dutch colonies of the Hudson Bay area spread through the Northern New World like wild fires.  readily viewable by these early Visitors to Cape Cod in 1620 @ Sept 9 th a small group of people journey to the cape area and...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M Oct 5, 2009

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    First Northern Oppression By a European Power

    Samuel de Champlain,French explorer.  He began exploring North America in 1603, and five years later established the settlement that has since grown to become Quebec City.  He was the first European explorer of portions of the Great Lakes, making journeys after...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2009

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    French & British Vie For Native Lands North

    It never ceases to amaze me re-guarding stories I've read or seen about these two Countries; Britain and France and how they split Natives interest and set one group amongst each other of the Region!Both of these Contemptuous Countries had Vied for Control of Lands...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    There Is Quite A Bit To Think About

    I read a book called "Indian Givers" where the author looked at the modern-day world and the impact that native cultures has had on it. There is quite a bit that people today don't think twice about that might not be in Western Society had it not been for early native cultures...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Jan 11, 2013

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    Keeping the Chain Bright

    Why is it in reviewing Native perspectives towards a forever continuing lasting tribute, by using the term," Keeping the Chain Bright" only applied to them and not the Europeans whom had dealings with them? As in the past  All the dealings with these...
    Randysdot Randysdot 51-55, M Oct 1, 2009

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    I often wonder about what it would be like to have a silent heart, to have a motionless chest. I often wonder what it will be like when my muscles stiffen, and become still, never...
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    There are true friends of mine TRUE friends who like me romantically. It is like the friendly episodes of cat-and-mouse on Tom And Jerry where the chasing happens but it's between...
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    The Westboro Baptist Church, the Duggars and others - When do they go around showing the love of God instead of going around using God to dish out hatred, judgment and malice? A...
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    How do souls even live together in harmony? Do they ever fight, I wonder, can just imagine one woman saying about her dead husband, "now who is that strange woman he's talking to...
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    Many of my fellow experience travelers are wondering from a younger perspective than I. I have lost many of my family in the past few years. When I talk to peers, we agree that at...
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    Funny but groups opposing a dictator who is disliked by the Saudis, are called freedom fighters (Syria, Iraq, Tunasia. However, people fighting against a dictator, a very uncaring...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I wonder if I am fighting myself about certain issues in life.
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I find myself more and more with the feeling the what I can give back to the world has reached a maximum, I'm not sure where else to go from here. I don't have feelings like I want...
    curiousc1990 curiousc1990 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I was born with physical challenges but I have been discovering lately that some of my physical challenges aren't from birth but from the controlled environment from my mother...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 12

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    sometimes I just laugh at what I do, I wonder why I do them. its just funny really.
    holyteenobserver holyteenobserver 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I know that most people are scare of death and leaving things behind. but for me most of the time I just always find myself wondering of what it would be like, I'm not scared of...
    ItStartsHere ItStartsHere 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why do you wear yoga pants out in public? Do you like it when guys stare at your ***? Do you like it when they "holler" or try to get to know you then and there? If you don't...
    kokujin09 kokujin09 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    One of the special ed kids in my school died, on the 25th of March. We heard about it on the 30th. The school has been kind of quiet all week.
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm about to blow your minds I'M FROM JUPITER !!!!
    holyteenobserver holyteenobserver 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    From the time I had gone into a mental coma, needing sleep more than anything else, to all the times Jesus tried to wake me, to help me to realize that He was the answer... I was...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 12

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    I have seen some posts where some people say "I am psychic. Ask me anything." and it follows with smart-y comments by members with weird or obnoxious questions. That is truly weird...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 14

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    well, make that IN here. Last night I was graced with the unpleasant "presence" of one person's girlfriend in here. Apparently, that was only his side of the story and that since...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    some of them are kind of hard to talk about but really i want to know about everything. sometimes people say i should wait till i'm older but i really want to know. and sometimes i...
    teechme teechme 70+, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was in history, yesterday, sitting with my friends Danielle and Marcella at the end of class. Everyone yesterday was just in a bad mood.. I'll post a story about that after I...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    doesn't everybody think about death at one point
    jadabruh jadabruh 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    that moment when you try so hard to make things right about the stuffs that you screw up but it doesn't seems to work & you think you're a complete failure to everything.
    uglyskull uglyskull 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Broke my key chain this morning and lost half my keys for a half an hour. Now I have run late all day...1st world problems!
    HappyGirlJenny HappyGirlJenny 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    nobody miss me even if i leave here 'cos l've already knew This is my second account
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Can you fall in love more than once? Or do you realize you never actually loved the people you thought loved once you actually fall in love for real?
    Andreandthoughts Andreandthoughts 22-25, M Apr 9

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    Why is it that men ask for PICTURES of everything? :O i mean don't they have BRAINS or IMAGINATIONS? :/ GIrls only need to describe something and we imagine the rest and it's as...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    Death: Something you can't escape from. In the mean time just enjoy life.
    veegee1962 veegee1962 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    death is one of of the many mysteries we go thru
    sissy2985 sissy2985 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    yep it sure is so is living
    sissy2985 sissy2985 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Death and the universe are the last great mysteries
    cordialson88 cordialson88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    We want to get there faster. Get where? Wherever we are not. But a human soul can only go as fast as a man can walk, they used to say. In that case, where are all the souls? Left...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I wonder if there are still people out there who are not controlled by their sexual desires? I wonder if it is possible to live without material possessions? I wonder if society...
    Paula4730 Paula4730 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    First of all, to get this out of the way, I am a 15 year old boy, soon to be 16, and I adore the LGBT community. Also, while I generally have great grammar, I tend to switch tenses...
    mynameisxman mynameisxman 13-15, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I wonder about my gender identity sometimes. It's truly Wonder and not Worry, which is unusual for me. Sometimes I have these odd moments where I remember I'm female, and I'm a bit...
    ambivalentFriability ambivalentFriability 18-21 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Three things you are looking forward to: 1. Painting with paint, charcoal, cray-pas 2. Radio Disney Music Awards 2015 (this weekend) 3. Nick Jonas music tour upcoming List ten...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    Local Indian has constantly intrigued and enamored the globe and will keep on doing as such!! Welcome to India- where polish overwhelms, traditions talk and wide range joys it is a...
    topreviews1 topreviews1 18-21, F Apr 11