Things that give you hope for the human race

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  1. ninja08hippie

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    Only positive things about people in this thread.

    Warren Buffet, the 3rd wealthiest man in the world pledged to donate 99% of his wealth to charity.

    Bill Gates, the 2nd wealthiest man in the world donated 26 billion to charity. He's said that his life will have been half achieving the greatest fortune, and he's starting the second half where he gives it away.
     
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    On September 9th of this year, we totaled my car in the canyons of the Rockies in CO while on a road trip. No cell service, 3:30am, middle of nowhere, 30 miles to the nearest town. A trucker pulled off and helped us move our car off the interstate, and drove us to the next truck stop. After the accident report, the tow driver took us the 30 miles to town and dropped us at the rental car place. Everyone was very helpful and selfless. I was quite surprised.
     
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    This was back in 1963. I was in the army and station in northern Maine. I came back to IL to get my wife of 1 year and put our posessions in storage for the duration. We were travelling to Maine when on the Ohio Turnpike the car died. The bolts broke off the fuel pump. A tow truck took us to the nearest exit to a Shell station. They fixed the pump mount and with the towing included the total cost was $12.00.
     
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    What I love about people is how different everyone is. Learning about all sorts of things from all sorts of people makes life fun in spite of the bad things in the world.
     
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    Space travel :)
     
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    toliet paper
     
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    This..this is why I love you woman. Two words is all I needed to laugh more then any one person should at those two words.

    The halls of my college now think I'm crazy. Thank you <3
     
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    You know... It's always hard for me to remember that you're not much older than me...
     
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    You are most welcome, Mitt *makes with a curtsy*

     
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    Shhhh, it's a secret. ;)
     
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    Reading up on news stories of kind, heroic, brave, and positive acts and gestures that people make for others in the heat of the moment or simply just because. Gives me hope that there are still good people out there.
     
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    Friggin lasers and hybrid atmosphere/vacuum engines and extra solar planets and exoskeletons and quantum levitation and lasers and all kinds of cool technology!
     
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    I pictured you saying that super fast in your adorably accented voice but some what higher pitched.. Like a child would when they are super excited. :p
     
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    I think I did in my head too. :D
     
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    Every time I manage to get good food my hope meter fills.