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I Wonder What We Can Do to Save the World

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    The Story of Stuff

    My cousin's son brought this to the family's attention.. it's a very interesting and informative look at the 'Story of Stuff':   From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    Ideas Ne1?

    As a long term goal, I want to do marathon hiking to raise money for charity. I 'm tired of canvassing and raising a lousy $40 for cancer research. And I want to do something for the 27 million around the world who are in slavery, but it's hard to try to bring down a $90 billion...
    Vancity89 Vancity89 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    More Could Be Done

    What can I do to save the world? I'm only one person.  I'm full of idealistic thoughts, and I try to live my life in a way that is not harmful to others.  I try to help where I can.  I try to make things around me more peaceful and bring what I can to situations...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 14 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    Living The Good Life

    Good afternoon world just so happy and blessed to see another wonderful day because so many people didn't get to make it so now i truly understand the meaning of being grateful for each day!!!! Through meditation last night i had a wonderful experience and finally understood the...
    msquitta msquitta 22-25, F Oct 14, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    When I look in the mirror, I see a young African American girl, with glasses and fancy hair. That always like to dress up and look nice, because she refuses to show the world...
    aviodthisnoid aviodthisnoid 13-15, F Aug 13

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    I wonder what depression is? I don't know actually what is depression? or why how it happens to a person? for they are unhappy in life? for they are having hard time in life? what...
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    Why suffer? What is the world benefiting from my pain? I'm tired, bruised, and beaten. I'm beaten. You hear me, God? Let me go.
    Owlmaid Owlmaid 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I have always wondered what the point of life is. To exist by conjoined atoms surrounded by negatively charged electrons. Despite centuries of reflection and 6 billion people alive...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 31

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    So today,while I was peeling a banana I wondered... What the hack is this banana doing here? What am I doing here? Most of people are very miserable and displeased...Make some...
    lanamills lanamills 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I am wondering what's the point in living, I have suicidal thoughts now and then. it just doesn't seem to ever really stop, you know? All the pain can stop for a while, but then it...
    dominiquekillz dominiquekillz 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    I have no reason to live. I've tried everything to get over my depression and anxiety but nothing is working. everyone is giving up on me. I have nobody. I have no life. I sleep...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    It's getting a bit too hard. The situation in school's just going down the drain and so is the situation at home. At school, my 'friends' are trying to make a fool out of me in...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I often wonder what if my mom didn't pas away. Where would I be, what would I be doing.
    Brittany8193 Brittany8193 18-21 1 Response Aug 7

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    When people look at me I wonder what they really see? Do they see the real me or who I want them to see? Do they see the sweet innocent girl or the stuck up two faced *****. Do you...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    What if there were no labels? No straight? No gay? No lesbian? No transgender? Etc. What if we were all just people. What if we were all just bodies, built differently. Like cars...
    TommieLee TommieLee 22-25 Aug 14

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    I also wonder what people think when they see me. What do you think?
    ollie27 ollie27 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I try to stay positive and not get down on things, but I really do wonder what my purpose here is, being born with the disabilities that I was, I try to understand why, whats the...
    wheelchairwonder wheelchairwonder 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I often wonder what if I had married my first love.
    stuckinlife247 stuckinlife247 26-30, F Aug 1

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    I wonder what my cat thinks when I yell at her when she sleeps, lays down on her back with her legs open and arms in the air.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Aug 9

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    so they say, if you love someone then let them free. they say, true love never dies. they say, love can do anything. they say, love will keep us alive and they keep saying so on...
    netpoison netpoison 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Shacked up on the third floor after having surgery, my wife tells me that (what we had semi been discussing) the marriage is over. She continues to live there for a while to save...
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I live my life through other people's eyes, but I never see what they see. I sit in fear of what they see in me, because I constantly observe myself from their perspective, and it...
    medialahem medialahem 18-21 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I am so fed of this life I keep trying for everything even when I fail to do so sometimes but I try and dont give up that easily and I know you will believe if u had my life story...
    Blackangel4u Blackangel4u 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Fire can mean many different things. It can mean warmth and safety. When we sit by the fireside, it warms us and makes us feel safe. Fire also means destruction. Burning everything...
    savigirl14 savigirl14 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    If I died, nothing special would happen. The world would still be exactly the same as it is except with one less person who will be replaced without anyone knowing. I don't need...
    Although Although 13-15 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    What is life? I keep wondering our topic for our class today. Our teacher presented us ten answers to the question and it's up to us to choose which one suits our opinions on the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 29

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    define peace !, for me peace is only word is not real and its not exist , why would human grieving for peace when it's impossible to achieve it ? there's no way we can get this...
    SadManInSadWorld SadManInSadWorld 18-21, M Aug 16

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    When people look at me I wonder if they see things all the same as each other or differently. I'm "Anny" to my friends (2) who accept my really big and obvious problems. I like...
    Andwen Andwen 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Our group tours are far from being regimented affairs the place each and every hour of daily is organised to the rigorous routine. We purpose to strike the right harmony amongst a...
    Carriele83 Carriele83 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a weird individual. I think we are all weird. I often ponder on life & just don't get it. For the most part, we are born into a world that's a struggle. Our jobs are basically...
    UPSsux UPSsux 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I cannot recall one year that went by without me wanting to die or wanting to kill myself. My life isn't even that bad... I have food.. a roof over my head.. some friends. Yet I...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Haven't you ever thought it would be very enlightening to see the world through another's eyes?
    Kano413 Kano413 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I feel like people see something that I'm not. I feel like they see a nerdy girl who is in the band and has no life but there is so much more. There is a bad story behind this girl...
    Kelnea Kelnea 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    I do the best I can with what I have. I try so hard to not be alone. I don't know what it is about me that people just don't like, and I don't know how to change. I try to connect...
    tibber4lyfe tibber4lyfe 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I purchased these sunglasses to implement through my research overseas in Antarctica. The big frames did a great position slicing out the sun when providing maximum visibility. The...
    Alexander1839cbb7 Alexander1839cbb7 31-35, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    when they look at me. Can they see what's hiding inside? How would they react if they knew my innermost desires and wishes. I truly wonder
    Kimmy4700 Kimmy4700 36-40 1 Response Aug 7

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    I'm a loser, a fool, a nobody. I'm not going to commit suicide, but lately, I've been wondering about what I have to do and what hope I have left. I am good for nothing. I am good...
    TheAverageIdiot TheAverageIdiot 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I do honestly wonder I would never do it but I wonder how things would change How my friends would move on How my family would cope Who would come to the funeral Just stupid...
    nailwire nailwire 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I always wonder if people see colours the same way i do? Like if what i see as green, is what purple looks like to them? If you get me?
    James5946 James5946 18-21, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I always wonder if what I physically see in the mirror is the same as what others see when they see me & I always seem to ask whomever I'm hanging out with at the time to point out...
    lostbmo lostbmo 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    If you don't acquire an ATOL Certificate then the scheduling will not be ATOL guarded. Should you do obtain an ATOL Certificate but every one of the portions of your trip aren't...
    Jacksonpj05 Jacksonpj05 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I know that the only time we are truly ourselves is not when we look into the mirror or smile for photos, but I'm still curious as to who I am perceived as. Do people see me as I...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    *I don't speak English well, but I'll try* Hi, My name is Raied ( رائد ) i'm 17 years old, and i'm an Arabic from Saudi Arabia. I had a really hard life, my parents get...
    Raied Raied 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I watched the movie "the secret" and all sorts of positive thinking books over the years. After seeing this by Albert Einstein and being a scientist with an understanding of...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F Aug 5

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    So I'm not one who usually shares personal info, but I feel I can somewhat share here. II'm curiously peaked at what it's like to be pregnant. So my boyfriend and I have been...
    Toodlez Toodlez 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 8

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    Not in the way most people would expect. As i've been going through teenage emotional spells, i often find myself questioning the essentialy point of living. these trivial life...
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't even know. No one gives half a piece of crap about me in my daily life. I just walk around like a ghost, going completely unnoticed. I could be at the top of the class and...
    MiniMiku MiniMiku 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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