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I Wonder What Is Real

Questioning reality and its boundaries 459 People

    What I Think Is Real

    Have you ever been walking and then you saw another person and right away you felt connected to that person even though you never met them before? That connection that was felt in that moment is what I think is real and exists between all of us humans on earth. The trouble is...
    rsll1986 rsll1986 26-30 Oct 5, 2012

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    at this point of my life.

    .. i don't know why but... really! this time I just felt I'm now ready to fall in love again and I want to keep this forever I could say... Im ready to get married and build my own family.. I'm serious! but is there someone will offer me that??? :((( really????
    Jinggay Jinggay 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    The comprehension of counsciousness belonging

    to oneself leaves you helpless. Experiencing the world through abstract tools. Dwelling on the notion of meaning. It is the greatest most vicious punishment of all. Gazing at their eyes. Waiting. Endless quest. I can't help but ponder if this raging ocean of sense contains only...
    Matoy Matoy 16-17, M Sep 23, 2014

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    KujoTheNeko KujoTheNeko 13-15, M Jan 11

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    I Want To Hear Your Definitions

    Beyond the overall question of WHAT IS REAL, I get confused on the little things too, like what is "real" human behavior? With social norms, culture, work environments, and what ever little bit I think I know, these are all just flavors of an adapted person. If authentic is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 21, 2010

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    I Sometimes Wonder If This ...

    I sometimes wonder if this life of ours is real , or someone or something elses imagination. The last place I lived in , I often felt like I was not alone when standing in front of the bathroom mirror.
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    but I've  Realised...

    but I've  realised that the more you wonder the less you live, just be in the moment, that's what realness is.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    The primacy of experience

    and the dignity of the individual. What is real is this experience, what is real is this moment. Trust yourself (Terence McKenna) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GN-vMMpja30
    alan61a alan61a 51-55, M Jan 28

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    Is My Mind In The Right Place?

    I wonder what is real?... Sometimes I wonder if there really is a God?.. or if we're just some big experiment for some aliens on another planet. I wonder if love is real and maybe it can last forever?.. but then I see so many unhappy couples divorcing or cheating on each other. I...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 30, 2013

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    The Real Me And The Other Me

    Reality has its depth in the meanings. A living organism, for example, has profound relationships, and it means these relationships, and yet one can view one as a sex-object. Children have profound relationships, but most adults either don't bother to see them at all or they...
    PikdFlowr PikdFlowr 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

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    Nothing Is Real

     human morality, goodness, evil, god, the devil, these things we made up......we are gods, we all have our own worlds our own realieties, our own set of personal rules and vaules..... thats what i believe anyway...... in terms of the univerise, who knows, i dont think we...
    lmpulsive lmpulsive 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2009

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    Reality is for those

    who are incapable of building castles in he air!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M Feb 18

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    Edges

    For as long as I can remember, I've analyzed and worried about where the boundary between reality and not-real is defined. Now, most of my worrying is based on the overlap of awake-dreaming from narcolepsy in memory that I have a hard time distinguishing which conversations...
    Rhan Rhan 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2007

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    I'm not sure if god is real.

    Everything around me tells me he's fake... But I have to "believe" in him. My mom makes me because she works at the church...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    I Dont Know What To Value Anymore

    what is honesty or integrity worth these days?  what is anything worth at all...? I dont believe in good people anymore I dont trust I dont love I dont believe anyone anymore
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    Which Side of Me Do I Trust?

    I've been getting deeper and deeper into the rabbit hole, and have learned to trust and rely upon my intuition, my inner voice.  But now I'm starting to question everything.  I feel like I'm being pulled out by my ankles, forced to look at everything around me, instead...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 33 Responses Jan 18, 2009

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    Lately I've been having some trouble with

    reality. I don't know, maybe it's stress, but lately I find myself getting really unsure about what's going on, what's real and what's not, and who I even am. And I don't mean that in a philosophical way, I mean that very literally. Lately, I can't even read a book without...
    Yourguardianangel9613 Yourguardianangel9613 18-21, F Apr 17, 2014

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    sherahasel712 sherahasel712 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    Lately I've been losing my sense of reality.

    Not quite sure that makes sense. It's odd really.. It's like I have these memories that aren't mine and when I talk about it with someone who I thought I shared it with, they don't remember at all. Or like, and this may sound silly, but I thought I bought a hamster the other day...
    FairytaleFaith FairytaleFaith 16-17, F 2 Responses May 24, 2014

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    I Do Not Wonder What Is Real

    I know everything in this Universe IS NOT.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    Who The Hell Knows

    i do often wonder myself what is real.  Is this life that we believe that we live real?  Is what we were taught as morals truths?  Are the conspiracy theories true?  Is this hell on Eart, are we alreaddy dead living in hell or to some people which would be...
    SombreAmaranthineAmour SombreAmaranthineAmour 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    Sometimes I am up all night

    and I try to slow down or even stop my breathing because every time I breathe in and out my heart rate gets faster and I feel like it's going to explode. Then I hear these weird noises and I start seeing colors in my eyes and sometimes I even see light and dark spots like I do...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 18-21 Mar 9, 2014

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    You'Re Not A Baby, Baby.

    I shouldn't be so judgmental about adult babies. I've been an adult teen for almost a decade. Just ask my mom. haha. I don't get it though, the reality of being a baby isn't all that great. You're helpless, defenseless, and the food sucks. It's humiliating and frustrating to sit...
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2013

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    "Reality is purely a perception of the

    individual mind. It follows, that since no two minds are alike, no two perceptions of reality are alike. It further follows, that what reality is to one, may seem complete madness to someone else." Yefim Novikov
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2014

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    I'm a very strong and confident person, so I honestly don't care about anyone's negative opinions of me. I'm not perfect by any means, but I'm a good person and I do my best, and...
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    I do wonder what people think of me, or whether they understand something I say or do the way I meant it. But I also take this literally. Like, if I'm looking at a green chair, and...
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    Sometimes I wonder what people really see when they look at me. Do they see the nice girl whose always smiling? or can they see something else behind my smile?
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    i wonder what people see in us when we walk by
    Dandrew96 Dandrew96 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Sometimes I wonder what people think of when they see me, I look different and dress different then the majority of people I usually am around. I've gotten better with self image...
    JakeTheSlenderMan JakeTheSlenderMan 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    About 15 years ago I was attending a dear friend's bachelorette party in New Orleans. We were at a club on Bourbon Street. Dancing to the music of an amazing DJ, who was also a...
    Joyfullness Joyfullness 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Its all meaningless. Am 20 and am thinking on dying. A whole life ahead of me? Like what? Working 8 am to 6 pm everyday? Spending **** and being ruthless to get a promotion? If I...
    irishhen irishhen 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I am 18 years old, and I have never wanted to die more in my life. I have never been a bad kid, never smoked, done drugs, been drunk, don't party ever, or have had sex. I work as...
    janedoe3456 janedoe3456 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I wonder if anyone just looks at me and thinks "wow she's beautiful" or "I wish she was my gf"
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    What is this life you see with your senses? What is all we see and what does the picture of "reality" mean?
    voicesvoices voicesvoices 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a shy quiet good kind hearted guy which is what the girls are looking for so they say, yet whenever I meet a girl after a short while of us talking and getting on really well...
    rodwood rodwood 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I would tell you that I love you tonight, But I know that I got time on my side, Where are ya going? Why are you leaving so soon? Is there somewhere else better for you? What is...
    Tr3asur3dLuv Tr3asur3dLuv 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    To live... The two hardest words I've ever had to face. People always tell me that I need to live a little but it's harder than it looks. I can't live without forgiving and...
    Vagabond01 Vagabond01 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Feeling lazy. Will paraphrase. Lots. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (hereby referred to as MBTI) is a pretty popular personality test people use to find out which one of only 16...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Like what do they see, what kind of person do they think I am, do I interest people, etc ..
    emiri77 emiri77 18-21, F Feb 8