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Wrote for fun. Inspired by a dream and the fact that people influence each other, sometimes negatively, but the Earth also influences you in a way. Something like that. Read More
Kimya wrote this story based on his influences in life: good and bad. He discusses how Malcolm, Huey, and George influenced his life in a positive way. Read More

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"Great article and, somewhat ironically, I agree. Confirmation bias leads most people to search for what they already believe, and this is a cycl..." Read More

Looking at the cons concerning social media in the form of a list of 10 arguments. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 20, 2019

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A poem about the influence inflected by friends in your life and their constant societal behaviour which cause confusion. Read More
schoolmaster caught out in secret perversion Read More

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A look at why the UK referendum went the way it did, with special reference to the tabloid press and the age differential when referendum results were analysed. Read More

Essay / Other

April 22, 2016

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My greatest influence in life! Read More
"I longed to read everything I possibly could, and the things I read in turn produced new yearnings." ?Patti Smith "The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.” ?Jordan Belfort The meaning of life… Read More
In the mid-eighties, snow-thrower manufacturing firm Toro, launched a promotion where purchasers of snow blower could refund a part of their purchase in the event that the next winter was characterized by modest snowfalls. The amount of money that was refunded was related to the amounts of snowfall thus putting… Read More
The ups and downs of reading horoscopes. Read More
IT TALKS ABOUT THOSE WHO ARE DEPRIVED PHYSICALLY OR BY THE STARS BUT ARE MORE CONTENT AT HEART UNLIKE THE GENERAL BEES BUZZING ALL AROUND. IT'S ABOUT THEM BEING SPECIAL AND DIFFERENT FROM OTHERS. Read More

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Question: The media influences society's standards regarding aspects of health and ways of life. Discuss. (This is my first essay I've posted; sorry if the paragraphs are a bit misconstrued, the format was confusing to work with) Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 24, 2013

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My reflection on my generation and how they are heavily influenced by media and the internet. Read More
Working on the project 'A Little Learning Is A Dangerous Thing' with help of a link,I noticed an article submitted regard of the project-topic by Ashley Burgamy,where written-""Our successes, as they may have been, were trivial in light of everything to come, for there is no end. Behind every hill… Read More
Imagine just for a moment how important it is to each of us to improve our ability to influence others: to make friends and inspire them, to win other people for our standpoint or to make business contacts and reach positive agreements with them. What if you were even only… Read More
Unlike people who are trying to influence, persuade or convince others, manipulators work with unfair means to get what they want. They do not respect the personal rights of their victims. They violate the victim's integrity, work with hidden agendas and deliberately use dishonest tricks like faulty reasoning, coercion, blackmail… Read More

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i do hope it was conveyed , i wanted to portray someone being taken over by an emotion that they are not accustomed with. Read More
taken from my book, "The Flies Are Bothering The Pig!" Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 10, 2012

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Comments: 2

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A metaphor for a lost soul Read More

Book / Horror

September 03, 2012

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Comments: 2

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A boy takes revenge on the man who killed his baby sister. Read More

Book / Romance

December 16, 2012

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Comments: 23

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Kayla Martin is a seventeen year old girl who has been through a lot growing up practically having nothing. Now that she has a happy relationship and a loving mother everything seems to go fine, until someone changes that for her. Read More
Poem I wrote about how I do not do drugs. 6/12/12 Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 21, 2012

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Comments: 2

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Now a days everyone is trying to fit in with each other, making a lot of people follow the media (TV,Magazines,ex.), and try to be like the people in it. People are becoming so similar, I think they shouldn't care, and that's what this poem is about. Read More

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a little bit about how i feel about my life and how my past has affected me. Read More
I'm in the Navy, so people come and go from my life. Sometimes they come back. This is about someone who came back. Someone to whom I was very close. Read More
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