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I Would Rather Be Naive Than Jaded

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    Too Obvious.

    Life is hard and at times the things you experience are despicable. But it is far too obvious that you can't dwell on the past. It won't change it. Might as well be happy having survived it. With a semblance of normalcy. Then just move forward maximizing what ever it it you can...
    jeremyleaves jeremyleaves 26-30, M Oct 16, 2012

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    Towards An Unconditoned Mind: Experience Is A Liar

    so and so did this.So and so was that waytherefore if new person does that...they are this.how could it be any more clear how much of a liar our expeirences are?I still expect cruelty from people, but I ignore the voice of experience, I let them in anyways. Why? because I never...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 5, 2012

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