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What is Patriotism?
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While the definition of patriotism limits itself to, “love and devotion to one’s country,” I believe that patriotism constitutes not only the decisions one makes, but also a thorough awareness and appreciation of those who exemplify... (more »)
Can't We All Get Along?
By , Grand Prairie, TX
Bullying. Last year I was made fun of, and sure everyone is. However, this got so bad I never spoke and when I did it was hissing through shut teeth. My voice was always etched with anger and tinged with hate. The people who did it never relented,... (more »)
The World at Rest
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There is something strangely comforting about an empty road. The space is completely open. This space, which is normally associated with words such as busy, crowded, or even annoying. Roads can be stressful. Roads are often dangerous. Yet at... (more »)
Following Your Arrow
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Do you ever feel that you are more worried about society’s opinion about yourself rather than your own happiness? Do you ever feel judged for what makes you happy or even the things you do? Society now has a way of manipulating people of... (more »)
Being the Best You
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Be yourself. Everyone tells you that. Why? Because people told them that, or they heard it somewhere and it sounded good. To be the best you, you have to not only be yourself, but understand what that means. There is only one you in this huge... (more »)
Unsocial
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Being unsocial is very difficult in our world today. All the new social websites or apps like instagram, facebook, vine, twitter, etc. You can't not have those things without being picked on because you aren't up to date on the newest... (more »)
Teenage Loneliness vs. Technology
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Have you ever felt lonely? When living in a society today, teenagers have a hard time facing obstacles that cross their paths. Without someone there to encourage or comfort teenagers, they get lonely and nobody even realizes it. Teenagers often... (more »)
Control the Violence
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After the tragic Isla Vista shootings at University of California Santa Barbara, the father of one of the slain students has decided to fight back against these episodes of mass shootings by leading a gun control campaign. He has accused... (more »)
Humanity Over Nationality
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In the second paragraph of the United States constitution it states that, “All men were created equal…” This statement should have come with a disclaimer saying, “unless you’re not an American citizen in which case you are far less... (more »)
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Never Let People Talk You Down
We all see how people get treated if they do not fit in with the "popular crowd". People that sit alone and do not talk to many people are called "loners". All these names that people get called are just names. Even if people... (more »)
Animals: Pets or Property?
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Does your neighbor's dog have untreated wounds on its body? Is it missing hair, extremely thin, or infested with ticks and fleas? There may be a chance this animal is being neglected or abused. In this case it is your responsibility to report... (more »)
Being Educated or Being Polite? Where`s the...
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Being educated is one thing.But being polite is distinctly a further detail.Education is half-imposed,is something spartan and cruely learned by our parents(sometimes),meanwhile politeness...No,it`s something different.It comes ,in most of... (more »)
Need Thin
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Skinny. This one word brings a billion images to mind. This one word is something that the media glorifies and what billions of people strive to be. The problem strikes when this is no longer about living a healthy lifestyle. Instead, this becomes... (more »)
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How To Socialize
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There is an epidemic of awkward teenagers in the world today. To help combat this problem top scientists have formulated the proper procedures that must be taken when one is put into a social situation. As for all problems people face, the first... (more »)
Violence Revealed
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“On August 28, in Bronx New York, a car chase rolled onto I 95. A man and a woman in an SUV were smashed of the road and flipped over. The shove came from a man driving a green cab. When the car had crashed, the man stepped out of his vehicle... (more »)
THH: Morality in the Realm of Telly
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When we usually pick up the remote and crash lovingly into our crash course couch, we are usually depleted of will, spirit, and starvation. We have just come back from a gut-wrenching day of listening to our boss yell his lungs out, a... (more »)
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