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Stroking his beard or not; people have a hard time believing in something that "looks" over the world, that created the universe, and that created us.

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this is true, i hate the idea that im being constantly watched and judged all the time. id rather live my life than convince myself that this life is basically an audition for the next one

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I don't think that people are getting the point of the post. OP isn't saying you can't have an emotional connection outside of your relationship. Instead, she's saying that it's odd that casual **** is considered cheating while an emotional relationship is not.

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The reason it's not like that is because vitamins and minerals are easy to find in nature (just eat enough non-poisonous leaves and you pretty much have your bases covered) but rich sources of energy (meat, fruit, etc) are harder to come by. The modern industry has taken this one step further and packed ingredients like fat and sugar into food products so that they're much more calorie dense and easy to acquire than anything in nature. Unfortunately our genes are not yet aware that there is a McDonalds every quarter mile, hence the obesity epidemic

Some exceptions to this include salt, which is a mineral, but rare enough in nature that humans crave it, and calcium, which the taste buds can actually specifically detect.

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Or maybe our generation has just figured out that **** is just a part of life. Doesn't make us irresponsible. The teenage pregnancy is the irresponsible part, and that's more of an exception than a norm.

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Actually, it is being weak in a way. Lust is a really strong sensation and very difficult to resist. So if you DO resist it, especially in the face of opportunity, it is strength.

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Rocky Rocky

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No. Having ** does not make you weak. Sexual attraction is not something that needs to be "resisted" anyway. If you want to have in a safe, healthy, fun way there is no reason not to go ahead and do it. Also, that kind of implies that everyone who has is weak and that's just wrong and sort of judgmental. is a just personal choice, it's not a heroic deed or anything. That being said. Having safe healthy can sometimes be a scary, intimidating and of course, embarrassing, so I don't think it's shows weakness. No matter what you choose: abstinence or otherwise, it takes a great deal of responsibility, judgement, and courage to make responsible choices about **.

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This is actually such a good analogy. When you have the TV on, you're forced to mentally ingest a small, limited window of the world, contained in a carefully planned and edited program. There may be one type of show on now, but next year, some shows will be cancelled and new ones will appear, and 10 years from now, TV will be unrecognizable from what it is now, although somewhat similar. A person from one country will have a limited number of channels to choose from, a person from another country will watch another set of channels, and the best country may be able to broadcast their channels throughout other countries if they're influential enough and if the market is right.

Meanwhile, once you turn the television off, the entire world becomes your oyster. It may not be as immediately rewarding, but there is so much more to do and explore and get done. A TV show is carefully planned and edited, but the real world will seem much more random and meaningless. And simply not watching TV doesn't say much about you as a person. While everybody watching a particular TV episode is viewing the exact same material, people who turn the TV off are off doing all kinds of different things.

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I'm really glad that you said that you're grateful you have a roof over your head. I know a bunch of people who, just because they don't have the brand new iPhone, and are living in practically a mansion are saying that their life sucks. There are countries where they live in unstable "homes" and have never before seen a phone or any other technological device or at the least heard of it. And here in the first world countries, people are bitching about how so and so got a brand new car and whatnot.

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It's annoying when people say that just because you aren't living in a shittier place, you should be happy. Yes, you should be grateful, but just because you aren't starving in the dirt doesn't mean you don't have the right to be unhappy with your own life. We have a different standard of living, and therefore a different standard of happiness. Belittling people's problems by comparing them to others just makes it worse.

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Drugs being "natural" are a completely different thing than a gay relationship. I agree with the OP, but I support gay rights completely. The two subjects have literally nothing to do with each other

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I'm just saying that the same people who are opposing the naturality argument also use it, which is ridiculous, tobacco and marijuana are both natural but harmful substances, homosexual giraffe **** is natural but so is the male giraffe drinking the female giraffe's pee- that doesn't make it okay for humans. I'm not taking a side on here, I'm just saying that using the argument of something being "natural" is ALWAYS invalid.

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They don't exist, because they were murdered... it's like if I killed you and your parents said they don't feel bad, because of something that happened to, "people that don't exist."

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KickAss KickAss

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They were not "murdered". And the point is I would have existed; I have a life, friends, personality, hobbies, responsibilities. A foetus has none of those things yet, so it is completely different - do you feel bad for every sperm that doesn't make it, because only 1 out of several million can? Of course not. A sperm may have the potential to become a life, but it isn't one yet, and the same goes for a foetus; it's just parasitic cells for the meantime.

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Thank God someone posted this. "Friendzoning" is just misogynistic BS. The belief that treating a woman with basic kindness (hint: you should do this to everyone anyway) somehow means you "deserve" a relationship; that she "owes" you. The belief that any relationship other than a romantic/sexual is a failure, because why else would you bother being nice to a woman? It's just an overhyped sense of entitlement. Women do not owe you ****/relationships no matter how nice you are to them.

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I agree that rape is 100 percent the rapist's fault, but a drunk victim seems like easier prey than a sober one. Also, a sober person might not follow a rapist into a dark alley where a drugged one might. In short, alcohol probably won't help the situation, and it can become a weapon for a rapist.

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this was definetly in a movie, the teacher was all " your going to end up being a garbage man" and the student went all math on him and said " well according to my calculations ill make like 7000 more than you a year" and then he walked out of the class i forgot the name of thre movie tho

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i forgot the name

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(i forgot the name): Notorious
Biggie Smalls sure showed that teacher

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Being and atheist makes me want to punch in a wall right now. Coming to terms with the fact that when I die, I die sucks. I'm not going to lie. But I would much rather take advantage of every opportunity I do have while I am living to have a positive effect. I'm not moral because I'm scared of going to hell, I'm moral because I want to make the most of what I have. Yeah, it's damn depressing, but it's better than living what I feel is a lie to feel more important and safe.

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I don't want to live on this planet anymore. What happened to innocence? I was still playing with dolls and climbing trees at that age. That's what makes it sad. That you had less time to be a kid. That's all.

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Deathelf Deathelf

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I plan on climbing trees as long as I live. As for "what happened to innocence?", I think young teens now have the same sexual desires as they did thousands of years ago. I don't think anything really happened to "innocence".
The I don't the whole innocence thing anyway. Why are you no longer innocent when you have **? You're innocent until you're proven guilty, not until you have **.

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lol it doesnt matter what her purpose for killing the baby was.
Yeah, she probably didnt do it as a practical joke, that doesnt make it okay though. I mean, if i robbed a bank because i needed money, i might have a better motive, but that doesnt change the fact that robbing the bank in the first place is wrong.

you know what im saying?

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TheShamWowGuy TheShamWowGuy

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I suppose, but and the problem is its hard to use this as an argument because it's so politically incorrect if you were to rob a bank, you'd be taking money from other people and making them poorer, etc. If you were to have an abortion.... well, the baby doesn't disbenefit, but it's kind of like... throwing a blank piece of paper away. And I know that "blank piece of paper" is a "life", but it's not exactly human.
I don't know, it's really hard to argue the facts of abortion without people dismissing it as moral-less garbage, but thank you for being polite.

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That's an example of a traditional relationship, it doesn't make it good or bad. A couple might date have kids and get married and have a loving, committed, fantastic relationship, and another couple might date, get married and have kids but have a horrible relationship.

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The Internet in general is making you feel more awkward in real life. I had a friend who *was* [She quit because she realised it wasn't doing her any good] obsessed with Xanga, She told me something I was quite shocked to hear and I realised how powerful social networking really is, she told me something along these lines:
''I was talking to a friend online. Not someone that I know in real life, but someone that I know just through Xanga. I found that I was able to tell this friend something that I have only ever told one of my real life friends.'' notice how she had told me ''Real friends'' in the end? well, that proves one thing, who ever you meet online could be putting on a mask, they could not be real at all. What good is this doing anyways?

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1900-"The telephone is ruining communication and social skills"
1910-"The radio is ruining communication and social skills"
1970-"The television is ruining communication and social skills"
2000-"Cell phones are ruining communication and social skills"
2005-"The Internet is ruining communication and social skills"
2010-"Facebook is ruining communication and social skills"

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Yes, most do, but what I'm wondering is how come there wasn't (in recorded history) ever a scientific anomaly that could understand the way humans communicate and learn to say something back. Surely, in the millions (maybe billions) that we have encountered, the odds are in favor that one would have had that sort of intelligence.

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Baconnoisseur Baconnoisseur

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Alex was a famous African grey parrot that could actually understand what humans said and could reply back. Now you couldn't have a full conversation with him, but you could ask him questions and he would understand what you were asking him and tell you the correct answer. He would ask for commands like if he wanted to go back to his cage he would simply say "wanna go back". He wasn't as intelligent as an adult human, but had the intelligence of a 5 year old child which is amazing because he had a brain the size of a walnut. he went through many tests to make sure he wasn't just mimicking the words but actually knew what they said. So there has been an animal that actually could communicate with humans using human speech. If you're interested here's a video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6KvPN_Wt8I

He proved that animals are much more intelligent than once thought.

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Why are people so obsessed with thinking there is meaning to life other then to be alive, then rot to help keep something else alive?

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Personally, I don't believe that people are born in a way that makes no biological sense, the biggest reason being that I am a Christian and I believe homosexuality is a sin, so why would God condemn someone for being what he made them? It's also worth mentioning that every person that has ever existed has lied in some form; it's not something anyone can help.

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Sobriquet

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How do you know God condemns homosexuals? Because it says so in The Bible? Did God write The Bible? No. He didn't.

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