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The only emotions you feel are your own, so if you want to feel love, you've got to love

Just a thought.

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Yes! It's not without risk, but it's the only way. a smilie

What jan said.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +7Reply

Well put.

Mashas avatar Masha Agree +7Reply

I don't know, if people on this site have noticed it, but I'm a relatively nice person.

Even today, I spent ten minutes chatting with a gentleman, who tried to convert me to Christianity. I knew I was pretty much wasting his time, but since he was so nice towards me, I didn't want to hurt his feelings in any manner. I just kept chatting and even though I probably came about as an total asshole, I was trying to make him feel important. I took the literature and his contact information. And still, it really didn't make that much difference to my own life, but perhaps the attention I gave to him made some sort of difference in his.

Things are, what they are.

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I must disagree. Happiness, sadness, anger, love, hate....
I believe we are born with those emotions and the lack of them is learned behavior or mental illness.

Carlas avatar Carla Agree +3Reply

I'm not a very emotional guy until I've had too much beer, then I fall in love with everything that moves.

That reminds me of a great tune.
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Love is a funny thing, so very fleeting.

That makes sense to me ;)

True..

You can't control if someone hates on you and that shouldn't make you sink to their level...no matter what.

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"The only emotions you feel are your own, so if you don't like hate speech, stop speaking hate.

"Do you see the nonsense there?"

Yes I do, that's a logically incongruent statement and I don't see how it's related to the premise I put forward.

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I'm not all that clear on what viewpoint you were trying to express.

I do agree though that the people who are most ready to condemn the "hate speech" of others seem to have no compunction about verbally expressing their own hatred.

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