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#31 8 years ago
Sedistix;5401478Nah the PPD I've encountered and studied is traceable to elementary school. Legal or illegal drugs have nothing to do with it. I'm sure drugs exacerbate schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, but increasing the occurrence rate of PPD, no. Also contrary to what someone else said, it's not a phase either. You don't just grow out of it, or have a mood swing in your adolescence and all of sudden get better, If you have PPD, you have it for good. It won't just go away, or become better. In fact it almost invariable worsens, due to the very nature of it. It's not really shocking how naive people are about mental illnesses, considering the state of mental health education. An elective.

You can show similar symptoms to PPD that people with PPD have, however these go away after a while, PPD doesn't, as you said.




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#32 8 years ago

Andy Hug. Hug was a Swiss kickboxer and the 1996 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion who died of leukemia in 2000 at the age of 35. I've always admired his fighting spirit, his skill inside the ring, and that he didn't let leukemia stop him from competing.




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#33 8 years ago

You shall not make for yourself an idol ...(с) Bible :O




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#34 8 years ago

Honestly, I don't think anyone should have a hero they look up to - they should try and make themselves someone for others to look up to.




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#35 8 years ago
Mescalit0;5406987You shall not make for yourself an idol ...(с) Bible :O

Good point and I've definitely taken that into consideration but I wouldn't say looking to someone who's done something positive for inspiration and idolizing someone is the same.

Like for example. Many girls are in LOOOVE with Justin Bieber right? But you don't see any cults worshiping him seriously as a savior. Thus, not an idol.




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#36 8 years ago

There are so many people dead and alive who've been my hero at one point or another that it is too difficult to choose one person. They are those people who inspired me to experiment with life. So at every interval in life there is someone new. For some reason John Lennon always stays in the back of my mind, resurfacing from time to time. If anybody, he'd be my hero, even though I've left my druggie, rock 'n' roll wannabe days. But again, it's so difficult to say. It's like every aspect of myself has a hero to stand up for it.




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#37 8 years ago

Judge Dredd.




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#38 8 years ago

This is a hard question. There are many people that I admire for their abilities and talents, such as musicians,artists,actors, and athletes. But I wouldnt say that they were my heroes or that I even "looked up" to them. If I had to name one person, I would have to say my father. He was raised in an abusive home, with an alchoholic WW2 vet of a father who thought a fist to the face was the best remedy for his children misbehaving. He did a 3 year stint in prison at my age for Grand theft Auto. And when I was 6 he was in a motorcycle accident that nearley killed him and left him paralyzed from the chest down for the rest of his days. On top of that he had to deal with a nightmare of a custody battle and having my brother and myself taken away from him for 6 years of our childhood. Despite all of that he has turned everything around. He owns his own house, 2 cars and helps me out with more things than most dads would. I would call him my hero, purley because he realized that it's never too late to be a good person, no matter how fucked your past is.




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#39 8 years ago

Jimmy McMillan-the man, the legend. do you hear that? it's children asking why? you said it, the rent is too damn high.




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#40 8 years ago
IcePure;5407353Honestly, I don't think anyone should have a hero they look up to - they should try and make themselves someone for others to look up to.

Predictable quote straight out of a fortune cookie.

The sad truth is that that's pretty much completely false; all of my role models/heroes had heroes that I can directly see influence on in their lives, so it seems only natural that we should also have some.

That being the case, I choose the only logical choice: Dr. Hunter S Thompson.

Res Ipsa Loquitur.