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Beliefs

“The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.”

-Amendment IX to the Constitution of the United States of America

It has taken me 23 very long years to realize that I will never ever ever be able to make everyone happy and that it isn’t my responsibility to attempt to.

  • I believe in love.
  • I believe in tolerance.
  • I believe in acceptance.
  • I believe in compassion.
  • I believe in equality.
  • I believe in the power of choice.
  • I believe that the way a person treats their inferiors or people who are different from them says far more about them than the way they treat their friends or equals.
  • I believe that it’s important to really live instead of just existing.
  • I believe that oppression, racism, and hatred are wrong.
  • I believe in forgiveness.
  • I believe in redemption.
  • I believe that silence in the face of injustice is the same as compliance.
  • I believe diversity is beautiful.
  • I believe that I have a right to my beliefs.
  • I believe that no one’s beliefs should ever infringe upon the rights of others.
  • I believe that women are competent and capable of making their own decisions about their bodies.
  • I believe that consenting adults should be allowed to marry each other.
  • I believe that dogs are better than cats.
  • I believe that the Harry Potter series shaped who I am today.
  • I believe that Amendment One is a disgrace.
  • I believe that marriage equality is much less of a threat to traditional marriage than Britney Spears, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tiger Woods, Bill Clinton, Kim Kardashian, Newt Gingrich, and Rush Limbaugh are.
  • I believe in fairness.
  • I believe in kindness.
  • I believe in hope.
  • I believe that you can agree with none, some, or all of these beliefs and we can still be friends.  

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