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Old 11-25-2015, 10:29 AM   #1
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Old 11-25-2015, 10:47 AM   #2
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Old 11-25-2015, 11:08 AM   #3
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Most people do overestimate themselves. They think they are above average, but a majority cannot be above average.
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Old 11-25-2015, 12:40 PM   #4
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While I don't think humans as a whole are THAT special in the spectrum of the entire universe I do think however people underrate the aspect of one element of human existence. There will never be another you in the history of human beings, ever. Who you are will never exist again. That's pretty profound in itself and I don't think enough people see their self worth in that area.
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:03 PM   #6
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:04 PM   #7
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While I don't think humans as a whole are THAT special in the spectrum of the entire universe I do think however people underrate the aspect of one element of human existence. There will never be another you in the history of human beings, ever. Who you are will never exist again. That's pretty profound in itself and I don't think enough people see their self worth in that area.
According to many scientific theories, there are actually an infinite amount of beings out there identical to each of us.
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:14 PM   #8
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According to many scientific theories, there are actually an infinite amount of beings out there identical to each of us.



Are we talking about parallel universes ?
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Old 11-26-2015, 12:40 AM   #9
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While I don't think humans as a whole are THAT special in the spectrum of the entire universe I do think however people underrate the aspect of one element of human existence. There will never be another you in the history of human beings, ever. Who you are will never exist again. That's pretty profound in itself and I don't think enough people see their self worth in that area.

You are an idiot. This is exactly the problem. Everyone thinks they are special. There is someone out there just like you. Maybe not exactly the same, but close enough. No dog is out there like....oh i'm so unique...no one is like me. The sad truth is that we are all very much alike, and our desire to stand out and be seen as different is what creates all the hate and problems in the world. We seek to differentiate ourselves and as such identify so strongly with a group of friends, a religion, a church, a country, etc. Then, within those groups we seek to further distinguish ourselves as individuals creating even further internal conflicts.
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Old 11-26-2015, 12:51 AM   #10
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You are an idiot. This is exactly the problem. Everyone thinks they are special. There is someone out there just like you. Maybe not exactly the same, but close enough. No dog is out there like....oh i'm so unique...no one is like me. The sad truth is that we are all very much alike, and our desire to stand out and be seen as different is what creates all the hate and problems in the world. We seek to differentiate ourselves and as such identify so strongly with a group of friends, a religion, a church, a country, etc. Then, within those groups we seek to further distinguish ourselves as individuals creating even further internal conflicts.



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Old 11-26-2015, 01:43 AM   #11
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We are nurtured by our parents into believing that we are special. it's a good thing because it builds confidence. A bad thing because it breeds entitled idiots.
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Old 11-26-2015, 03:39 AM   #13
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While I don't think humans as a whole are THAT special in the spectrum of the entire universe I do think however people underrate the aspect of one element of human existence. There will never be another you in the history of human beings, ever. Who you are will never exist again. That's pretty profound in itself and I don't think enough people see their self worth in that area.
It's actually a proven fact that there are many of you already, existing simultaneously.
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Old 11-26-2015, 10:42 AM   #14
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It's actually a proven fact that there are many of you already, existing simultaneously.




This was proven where? Show me (legitimately asking)
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You are an idiot. This is exactly the problem. Everyone thinks they are special. There is someone out there just like you. Maybe not exactly the same, but close enough. No dog is out there like....oh i'm so unique...no one is like me. The sad truth is that we are all very much alike, and our desire to stand out and be seen as different is what creates all the hate and problems in the world. We seek to differentiate ourselves and as such identify so strongly with a group of friends, a religion, a church, a country, etc. Then, within those groups we seek to further distinguish ourselves as individuals creating even further internal conflicts.



Everyone is special man. Except for you. You're a f*ggot.
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