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You're all special

 
You're all special. My first post. Twenty Dollars A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a out In the room of EDD. he asked. "Who would like

My first post

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Twenty Dollars
A well known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a
out In the room of EDD. he asked. "Who would like this
SEE tall'?"
Hands started going up. He sad. "I am going to give this 520
to one of you - out first, let me do this."
He proceeded to the 20 dollar note up, He then
asked. "Who still wants d'?" Still the hands were up in the air.
Well." he replied, "what it I do they?" He dropped it on the
ground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe. He
picked it up, now crumpled and dirty. "Now. who still wants
Still the hands went into the air.
My trends. you have all learned a very lesson. No
matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it Because it
did not decrease in value. It was still worth EEG.
Many times in our lives. we are dropped, crumpled, and
ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the
circumstances that come our way, We heel as though we are
worthless: out no matter what happened or what will happen.
you will never lose your value.
Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased. you are slit:
priceless to those who love you. The worth o! our lives
comes, not in what we do or who we know. but by ...WHD
WE ARE.
You are special - don' t ever target it."
This post always shows up in my the when I need to hear it
most.
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#3 - xolotyl **User deleted account** (01/21/2014) [-]
Who got the $20?
User avatar #79 to #3 - atoaster ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
He doesn't give it away. At least, I if I remember correctly.
#89 to #3 - ohayougozaimasu (01/22/2014) [-]
this guy asks the real questions
#112 to #3 - anon (01/22/2014) [-]
Not you, jiggle belly.
User avatar #77 to #3 - freakyorange ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
I swear you're copying me with the text color.
User avatar #87 to #77 - xolotyl **User deleted account** (01/22/2014) [-]
NO YOU COPY MEE
User avatar #120 to #87 - ggggotmethisname (01/22/2014) [-]
stop copying me
User avatar #155 to #120 - cazabrow (01/22/2014) [-]
Am I dong it right?
User avatar #167 to #155 - ggggotmethisname (01/22/2014) [-]
no you lack orange text. and it appears mine has ran out too
#30 to #3 - solarknight ONLINE (01/21/2014) [-]
slenderman.
User avatar #80 to #30 - lucianakira (01/22/2014) [-]
no wifin' in the club
#90 to #80 - bann (01/22/2014) [-]
I want to contribute, but that's all the lyrics contain
#129 to #3 - thoughtspot ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
That couldn't have been a more perfect face to accompany that comment. I ******* laughed my ass off.
#11 to #3 - taurusguy (01/21/2014) [-]
The one with the biggest boobs.
User avatar #20 to #11 - xolotyl **User deleted account** (01/21/2014) [-]
What if it was all guys?
#21 to #20 - taurusguy (01/21/2014) [-]
Manboobs count.
#165 to #21 - innocentbabies (01/22/2014) [-]
Maybe, but that's not why I got the money. . .
User avatar #17 - Lambda ONLINE (01/21/2014) [-]
That's different, though. legal tender is valuable no matter what condition it's in, but other things' value is dependent on its condition. Do that same thing with a sandwich and people would no longer want it after it had been on the floor.
I'd be inclined to say that people are more like sandwiches.
User avatar #41 to #17 - redtooth (01/21/2014) [-]
FJ sure knows how to cheer me up sometimes
User avatar #43 to #17 - odinshomeboy (01/21/2014) [-]
If it had bacon on it i'd eat the hell out of that sandwich
User avatar #49 to #17 - xolotyl **User deleted account** (01/21/2014) [-]
What if it's the only sandwich left and you're starving?
User avatar #50 to #49 - Lambda ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
That's called desperation.
User avatar #137 to #17 - curtkobain (01/22/2014) [-]
not only it's condition but on what that person considers to be of value.
#100 to #17 - nightdude (01/22/2014) [-]
Lambda confirmed for cannibal
User avatar #51 to #17 - teasquid (01/22/2014) [-]
I'd say we're more like onions.
#88 to #51 - hueman (01/22/2014) [-]
No, that would be ogres
No, that would be ogres
#71 - lolzordz (01/22/2014) [-]
with the same analogy it makes sense to say the more people there are in the world, the less valuable we become..
with the same analogy it makes sense to say the more people there are in the world, the less valuable we become..
User avatar #119 to #71 - hor ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
And there's a lot of people.
User avatar #121 to #119 - lolzordz (01/22/2014) [-]
especially china and india. them ************* dont give a **** about each other at all
#91 to #71 - ohayougozaimasu (01/22/2014) [-]
technically, that's true.
User avatar #126 to #104 - wimwam (01/22/2014) [-]
source plz?
#23 - bakinboy ONLINE (01/21/2014) [-]
but who got the 20$  ?
but who got the 20$ ?
#24 - nationalanthem ONLINE (01/21/2014) [-]
"be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle"
-Plato
User avatar #44 to #24 - lasmamoe (01/21/2014) [-]
I know, right.
I can't get my ******* earbuds to stop entangling in my pocket.
#72 to #44 - anon (01/22/2014) [-]
It depends on the kind of earbuds you have. Yeah most do tangle. The only type of earbuds that never tangle on me arre Gummi brand. Good enough for listening to music and I still have them after 4 years. They're not the best quality if you're really picky about volume, base, and all that other stuff; they're good enough to get the job done. The only thing that's degraded is the paint which faded off due to years of use.
#160 to #72 - boobjiggle (01/22/2014) [-]
I just read that in the inflection of an infomercial host.
#48 - paraigon (01/21/2014) [-]
MFW who got the money?
User avatar #52 to #48 - azumeow ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
I was thinking the same thing.
#69 to #48 - samoaspider (01/22/2014) [-]
found the jew
User avatar #73 to #69 - lolzordz (01/22/2014) [-]
"oh jew"
#74 - xxabbiexx (01/22/2014) [-]
but who got the money?
but who got the money?
User avatar #86 - pokimone (01/22/2014) [-]
Who got the 20$?
User avatar #130 - rokkarokkaali (01/22/2014) [-]
"dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless"
but $20 bills aren't priceless
they are literally named their price
#133 to #130 - llamadude (01/22/2014) [-]
i still think you're priceless :3
i still think you're priceless :3
User avatar #56 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
...and then he rips it in half...
User avatar #57 to #56 - IAmManbearpig (01/22/2014) [-]
if one side is more than %50, that side is still worth $20
User avatar #59 to #57 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
then he rips it into quarters...
User avatar #61 to #59 - IAmManbearpig (01/22/2014) [-]
you win this round
#82 to #57 - achmedmuhammed (01/22/2014) [-]
Try and take it to the bank they'll tell you to go **** yourself. I've tried
User avatar #93 to #82 - ryapr (01/22/2014) [-]
if you go to any american bank, and the you still have 5/8ths of the bill then it is still accepted as it's face value.
#170 to #93 - achmedmuhammed (01/24/2014) [-]
What part of I've tried it don't you understand. I went with about 6/8ths of a dollar that they refused to accept. The bank said that they need at least both complete serial numbers which is about 9/10ths of a bill
User avatar #171 to #170 - ryapr (01/24/2014) [-]
well that bank is full of assholes, I've done it on more than one occasion before and never had a single issue with it.
#113 - veryspecialagent (01/22/2014) [-]
I gave my friend this speech when he was feeling down the other day, but I didn't have any money so I used his phone.

I think he might have a serious case of depression though, cuz he didn't feel better, he started crying and said he didn't want the phone back.

I should get him some help.
#98 - theshackalack (01/22/2014) [-]
If he wiped his ass with the dollar, I doubt as many people would still want it
#164 to #98 - boobjiggle (01/22/2014) [-]
They say every bill has traces of fecal matter on them.
#94 - sadf (01/22/2014) [-]
What if you know for a fact it was in some morbidly obese woman's bra and is soaked with sweat?
What if you know for a fact it was in some morbidly obese woman's bra and is soaked with sweat?
User avatar #40 - wthree (01/21/2014) [-]
Absolute tripe.

Not only are speeches like this promoting the idea that people are special and amazing by doing nothing (thereby reinforcing complacency), but it also seems to suggest that people all have an inherent equal value that will never change. This is not true, a man's value is measured by their effect on the world.
User avatar #58 to #40 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
people are pretty ******* special regardless of contribution... if you wanna compare people to each other it gets more complicated... especially since people would take a mighty **** on anyone who excelled in social science or classics while licking the ground science majors spit on...

Smartest man I ever met was a professor in classics and american history. I'm a neuro major and my current profs are part of teams who completely revolutionize our understanding of the human mind, but none of them had anywhere near the impact on their students that my history prof did... So even if his faculty is less objectively beneficial to society (which could also be disputed but meh) does that immediately invalidate where he exceeds those who are more beneficial to society?
User avatar #60 to #40 - doctorprofessornv (01/22/2014) [-]
I think it's basically saying that being shat on by circumstance does not define who you are, but how you choose to deal with that circumstance (therefore your character) does.
User avatar #64 to #60 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
#justmewtwothings
#34 - aproudpatriot (01/21/2014) [-]
Students when he gave a lecture on life instead of giving them the money
#15 - spawnconnery ONLINE (01/21/2014) [-]
If you are affected by inflation, the same does not go for you.
User avatar #46 to #15 - letting (01/21/2014) [-]
I've seen this image more than I care to remember...

Why? Is that person even still alive, and why do people have it in their reaction folder?

#134 - Extinction (01/22/2014) [-]
but who got the $20...
#124 - warlockrichard (01/22/2014) [-]
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#159 - turbodoosh ONLINE (01/22/2014) [-]
But then over time inflation increases and the value of that $20 declines. How's your day now?
User avatar #139 - wooyoungkim (01/22/2014) [-]
I had a guest speaker and say this at my highschool, long long time ago. However I just remember him holding up the bill and crumpling and **** , but didn't really remember what he said. All I remember was everyone just wanting the money and not giving a single **** to whatever the guy said. And the guy didn't give the money in the end.


Greedy cunt.
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