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So being as math is the bane of my existence right now and I've finally snapped and nothing is left of my motivation in regards to math but a manifestation of pure rage and anger I am going to rant もっと見る about how much I hate math. I have grown to hate it so much that I am now putting effort and energy into my hatred of it. So I will now continue my venting and raging about why students shouldn't have to suffer like so.That 発言しました parts of this are going to be taken from my コメント over on my 'is math necessary' poll.

So being as 苦い about math as I've grown to be, I've done quite a bit of research...
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posted by zanhar1
Censorship is probably my お気に入り thing to ディベート about. So I wanted to type an 記事 about the issue.

For one it's super annoying. The obnoxious beeping mid-verse in some songs is really irksome to listen too. Small pauses aren't as bad, but still. Censorship can really ruin a good song. As for TV I understand it もっと見る with censoring anatomy should children be watching (I'll address that in a minute) but censoring the finger または words that characters/people say on TV follows the same thing as above the bleeping is annoying and the finger, I personally don't take offense to it.

About the whole...
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This 記事 is, perhaps, mislabled, as there are several ironies concerning the American political party system. But I want to focus on a major one, an amusing one, really, and that is the difference between a party's economic politics and its social politics.

When asked what the main difference between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party is, the answer that comes is simple enough. The democrats believe in big government, and the republicans believe in small governent. That is to say, democrats would want the government taking care of あなた at all times whereas the republicans would...
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Part of me feels that America didn't vote for Barack Obama, not for his ideas nor his charisma. When America voted Obama, they were above all voting democrat due to the current economical situation in the US.
Although the アンケー told us that Obama was in the lead, one might have still predicted Mccain as the final outcome.
As previously an African American president was unheard of. Even his predicted outcome in the アンケー failed to convince me, believing that Obama like so many other black political figures in America would suffer the 'bradley effect'.
This would lead many to the conclusion that...
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Imagine that あなた are in a boat. There are other people in your boat. There is also one person in the water. Allowing this person to get onto your ボート will not sink the boat. Everyone could easily fit comfortably. But still, there is a person in the water.

Now, if this person was only in the water for a short time, then yes, saying, "Hey, guys, lend me a hand onto your boat?" is probably exactly what she would do. But imagine this person has been in the water for hours. And imagine that it was other people in the ボート that pushed her in there. Not you, of course. あなた didn't push her in. But...
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The Republicans as well as a personified hairball some cat coughed up ディベート tonight. Though there are only five of them still in the race whittled down from an impressive seventeen before the primaries, it's hard to know what they're really for and against beyond all the rhetoric.

The Democrats have a completely different pickle. Their party is divided between two candidates who can't stop agreeing on everything, and yet insist they are different from each other.

So what does this really mean? Your very own political pundit is here to break it down for あなた in as unbiased a way as I can possibly...
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Today (February 5,2008) I got into an arguement with one of my teachers. She saw that I was 読書 "An Inconvienent Truth" によって Al Gore. She scoffed. And like always between her and me, we got into an arguement. My teacher claimed that Global Warming hasn't been scientifically proven. She 発言しました that whether she believes in Global Warming または not, she would never believe the words of Al Gore. At that moment I wanted to say "F**k you!" but like I'm supposed to, I went off to my locker since the ベル rang.
In our society today, there's always people who decide not to believe though the evidence...
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posted by MajorDork74
 How does God speak to you?
How does God speak to you?
Behind the 分 laws and rules of a book like Leviticus, are principles which hint at what God is like. He is a Holy God who must be taken seriously. People of that time (and a lot of today's people) had the habit of inventing and discarding gods as they felt like it. God declares that He alone is the true God, worthy of all worship. In one sense what God ultimately demands -- OBEDIENCE -- has not changed since Old Testament days. But God teaches the Israelites much as a parent must teach a young child -- with dozens of clearly spelled-out rules.
 Time alone to speak with God is essential.
Time alone to speak with God is essential.
posted by MajorDork74
You do not have to read too far into the Bible to see it is unlike any other book out there. It is not a tightly-woven story like a novel, または a systematic 一覧 like a textbook. It includes a diverse batch of styles: poetry, history, sermons, dramatic stories, and letters.
Some people dip right into specific 本 like Leviticus または 1 Chronicles and soon give up in confusion. They do not understand why such material is important to them. To appreciate what God is saying to us, it's important to know the whole sweep of the Bible.
In the 1st place, the Bible is not one book -- it's an entire library,...
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I 愛 the constitution so much that if they were selling shirts that 発言しました "I <3 The US Constitution" I would buy it in a heartbeat. I was that girl who walked around campus with a pocket-sized US Constitution in her purse, because, well, あなた never know when you'll need to quote a two hundred 年 old document at someone, right?

But there was another document in my purse, too, a もっと見る 最近 one. This one was based on the US Declaration of Independence, and influenced によって Thomas Jefferson's contemporaries like Thomas Paine, who themselves were influenced によって older documents like the English...
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Should projects involving eminent domain require citizen approval?

No, projects involving eminent domain should NOT require citizen approval.

I think that when あなた let people have input in cases where eminent domain is being used, あなた undermine the use of eminent domain.
Eminent domain should only be used when it benefits the public good. Undermining that rule would damage the public good. Like stated before, people hardly think about the public good when it is about their own stuff.

People are often emotional in these cases: they want to keep their property even though they get a just compensation....
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Note: It's kind of late at night so this is a bit rushed & disorganized (especially regarding the points about Depp, Rowling, and DeLisle) so if anyone needs any clarification または もっと見る context または would like to hear もっと見る in depth about my personal feelings on each case, feel free to ask.

So this is inspired によって a 最近 experience that I had with キャンセル culture または an attempt at it. I have always been against キャンセル culture mostly because I've had several bad experiences with it over stuff that was blown way out of proportion. It was used as a humiliation tactic and a means to try to kick me...
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posted by DarkSarcasm
 Pamela Anderson goes PETA.
Pamela Anderson goes PETA.
Originally 提出されました for school on December 6, 2006.

PETA – Is It Really Ethical?

Who would think twice about questioning the motive of a nonprofit animal-loving organization with the word “ethical” in its title? The word “ethical” usually refers to someone who is doing the right thing. After all, who wouldn’t want to treat 動物 ethically?

I sat behind an avid PETA supporter one 年 in my high school English class. PETA, as I was later informed, was an acronym for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and was an organization dedicated to saving 動物 and promoting veganism....
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I bet those conservatives out there were thinking that I'd forgotten all about them! Not true! In fact, I have been doing extra research over the last few days to fully get the feel for each candidate still in the running.

If あなた missed my 記事 on the link, I assure あなた it's a good, solid, and fair assessment of each candidate

In the last article, I joked about Donald Trump, and 発言しました that I would probably not be very respectful when discussing him, on account of he's a giant tool. Well, I can't make any promises about how it's presented, but I vow to present accurate information about Donald...
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 In this Sept. 3, 2008 file photo, Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, pumps her fist during her speech at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, file)
In this Sept. 3, 2008 file photo, Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, pumps her fist during her speech at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, file)
I can't stand Sarah Palin. The funny thing is, I can actually respect John McCain. I disagree with his policies, and how he's milking his war record for everything it's worth, and he's a little too much like ブッシュ than I'd like, but I do respect him as a politician, a veteran, and a pretty well-spoken guy. I actually wanted him to win the candidacy, because there were others in the running I did not respect, mostly because they showed little respect to people who hold my values.

That said, let's talk about Sarah Palin's values. Sarah Palin scares me もっと見る than John McCain, much like Dick Cheney...
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Just kidding. Below are a few 質問 I’ve attempted to answer about the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). This isn’t formal research, just a few points that I believe need to be brought to attention.

What is this ‘Westboro Baptist Church’ あなた speak of?
The fine folks at Wikipedia have summarized that in far fewer words than I ever could have, so if あなた are unfamiliar with the WBC, I would suggest 読書 the first paragraph link.

How does a church from Kansas have enough money to send members to protest all over the US?
Since the WBC classifies itself as a church, they are not required...
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 ok, obviously that's not gerado, but still.
ok, obviously that's not gerado, but still.
WARNING- THIS 記事 CONTAINS SOME INFO WHICH SOME MAY FIND DISTURBING または UPSETING.
85 percent of the time, I like to think the world's a wonderful place. we have tecnology and nature all rolled into one delicious sushi-package, we all have different place to visit and new things to learn. most of the time, the world's a very pleasent, innocent place to be. But 15 percent of the time, horrible things happen. people crash planes into buildings, tecnology is faulty, nature is being destroyed and the odd teenager sometimes drops a baby bomb on her parents and boyfriend. but only very ocassionally...
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 Peggy McIntosh, 作者 of "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"
Peggy McIntosh, author of "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"
From Peggy McIntosh's 記事 available in full link. The rest of this 記事 will be directly quoted from that. I 投稿されました the whole link as well, but for the tl;dr crowd, this is the meat and potatoes of it.

My schooling gave me no training in seeing myself as an oppressor, as an unfairly advantaged person, または as a participant in a damaged culture. I was taught to see myself as an individual whose moral state depended on her individual moral will. My schooling followed the pattern my colleague Elizabeth Minnich has pointed out: whites are taught to think of their lives as morally neutral, normative,...
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 courtesy of www.dividedwefail.com, though it says a lot about compromise, if あなた ask me.
courtesy of www.dividedwefail.com, though it says a lot about compromise, if you ask me.
When I created this spot nearly a 年 ago, my intention was to create a フォーラ for the respectable exchange of ideas among educated individuals. To my great excitement, I got exactly that: multifaceted individuals who knew where they stood but were curious to learn about others and make their own ideas known. There were the occasional people who would refuse to listen and only talk, and there were the occasional users who would refuse to acknowledge a good point against them. But over all, I've enjoyed our lively discussions.

For a time, the ディベート spot was lacking in any real "debate." There...
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 Langston Hughes, February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967
Langston Hughes, February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967
Let America Be America Again によって Langston Hughes

Let America be America again.
Let it be the dream it used to be.
Let it be the pioneer on the plain
Seeking a ホーム where he himself is free.

(America never was America to me.)

Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed--
Let it be that great strong land of love
Where never kings connive nor tyrants scheme
That any man be crushed によって one above.

(It never was America to me.)

O, let my land be a land where Liberty
Is crowned with no false patriotic wreath,
But opportunity is real, and life is free,
Equality is in the air we breathe.

(There's never been equality...
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