I Admire Common Sense

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    Common sense doesn't come from what you know,

    but it is how you apply yourself in situations.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 10, 2016
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Feb 3, 2016

    Sadly lacking in this the Instagram generation.

    My soul is on fire for words of wisdom.
    1blackbutterfly 1blackbutterfly
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 7, 2015
    Vannostrandn Vannostrandn
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2015
    giggletree giggletree
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Mar 6, 2016

    Unfortunately, it's not

    as common anymore.
    Thethinkeracrossthewater Thethinkeracrossthewater
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    it's very uncommon, common sense,

    it seems to be something of a rarity
    Richard161 Richard161
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2015

    With only 7 days for EP,

    there is this sudden influx of 'new' members who are horny! I mean come on! If you think it through, guys with fake profile are doing this to get photos from guys with fake profile. If they use common sense, it can save them from a lot of efforts, if they directly log on to...
    akoostik akoostik
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2016

    Some people are good at having common sense I'm

    not one of them. I became depressed at a young age and was sort of a hermit . I didn't have friends or really talked to others . I married and I didn't have friends then either and my husband didn't talk with me much either .
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 24, 2016
    cconell cconell
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2015

    not so much as admire common sense

    but as dislike idiots,, a lot.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    Common sense isn't all too common.

    It needs a new name, like should-be-common sense. Do we need to be told the floor is slippery when wet? Do we need directions on shampoo bottles? Do we need a written warning on our coffee cups telling us it's hot? Well, yes, some people do. I can think of more than one who...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Nov 25, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 27, 2015

    sounds like you just never learned how to start

    a conversation . Happens to the nicest people. They're great, great at work; but socially don't know what to say or do without structure. Just have set times, topics, and realize the spontaneous life isn't for you.
    koei5000 koei5000
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2016

    I like working with smart people; people

    who don't need everything explained to them and people who can figure things out on their own.
    Meimac Meimac
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    Because you can't argue with all the fools in

    the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    I admire common sense

    because I don't have it
    Artandstuff Artandstuff
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2016

    Penguins can't fly. I can't fly.

    And therefore I have successfully come to the conclusion that in deed, I am a penguin.
    MglMndt MglMndt
    18-21, M
    7 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    I'm getting everything you are not

    and could never be: each breakup with you, promotes me. It's insane. I'm just... Really???? So no worries. ☯
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    Common sense is a much needed

    and seldom used sense.
    MysteryGirl2012 MysteryGirl2012
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    I'm happy to be semi retired.

    ..the work force is out of control. most thing they should start out at the top .
    nupage nupage
    66-70, M
    1 Response Mar 9, 2016
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    11 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    It's not so common anymore!

    There are too many idiots! There are too many ignorant people to really deal with.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Dec 1, 2014

    Life is an open road,

    Don't act like your stuck in a safe. Because that's yet to come.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Granted, it is not as common anymore.

    It would sure be helpful and in some ways rewarding, to say the least, if people could purchase common sense with cash or credit card. That might give us more hope for a better world in the future. Just thinking out loud, Thats all.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    When my circle got smaller,

    my vision got clearer.
    joyevaa joyevaa
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    Common sense is so rare these days,

    it should be classified as a superpower.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    11 Responses Mar 6, 2016
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014
    41-45, M
    Feb 3, 2016

    Not a lot of people have common sense nowadays .

    If you actually have common sense I admire that
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Apr 28, 2015

    I work retail and on a daily basis I am shocked

    by the lack of common sense people seem to have. Coworkers and customers alike, I am constantly shocked at just how dumb people can be, have you ever had a job that made you hyper aware of the maddening side of the world.
    daiskai daiskai
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Feb 7, 2015
    lovebutt34 lovebutt34
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    Simply put, I have none.

    So, hanging out with people who do is most helpful.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Dec 28, 2015
    SparkzInTheDark SparkzInTheDark
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2015

    No need to act with the herd,

    or no need to act directly controversial. But at least there is a common sense where everybody thinks it is logical and makes sense. Go with it.
    Gallantio Gallantio
    41-45, M
    Jan 30, 2016

    As a teacher, it is so lacking in our education

    system. Please let teachers teach!
    Amwsga Amwsga
    56-60
    2 Responses Jul 20, 2015

    Penguins can't fly. I can't fly.

    And therefore I have successfully come to the conclusion that in deed, I am a penguin.
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Jun 15, 2015
    miimii0069 miimii0069
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    Society has turned over a new leaf.

    We no longer use courtesy, proper etiquette or common sense. It's been replaced by self-adsorption, rudeness and stupidity. And on a daily basis, doing your best to convince a moron that they're not moron, without calling them a moron.
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 17, 2015

    I find common sense so important.

    But why is it called "common" sense if it isn't common?
    gaspacho01 gaspacho01
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Oct 28, 2015

    I have no common sense

    and never did. I always admired people who did though and am trying to learn it. I had it in some ways but not all. It wreaks havoc on my life. I recommend that anyone who doesn't have it- if you are young, immediately admit it and go to a therapist to help you develop it.
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    Mar 12, 2016

    Boy, some people on here are super sensitive on

    here! If you don't want any one to commit on your post then go to your settings and shut off comments. If not don't post anything on here!!! Simple!
    epcrasher epcrasher
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    I do too! But most people

    who say this are frequently saying one thing to us. And that is: Since we have been born on Earth and pretty much have mothers, fathers, family, work, school and the sun also rises. Then we must all Think, Act, Obey, Eat, raise children, and do government very much like...
    livingwell livingwell
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2016

    How long will I listen to this ignorant lady?

    ? She seems to think all Muslims are terrorists. It's sad how the Media and the government have convinced people like this
    Xoxoxcoxy Xoxoxcoxy
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2016

    I am intrigued. It is said common sense is

    uncommon then why call it common to start with?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Oct 18, 2015
    cleanyoursoul cleanyoursoul
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 30, 2015
    experiencenature experiencenature
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 27, 2016

    There are times I log onto EP

    and the general lack of common since makes me worry a little bit :/
    thatonewoman thatonewoman
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 13, 2016

    Common sense is not a gift.

    Is a punishment because you've to deal with everyone who doesn't have it. Common sense is now an endangered species because stupidity has taken over the world and unfortunately there's no known cure. 😝
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    I think I know what it is.

    Seems like its something that each person thinks they have and hardly no one else does. I wrote an experience that turned into a verbal shooting match between respondents, each feeling they had the answer. Common sense would rely on accurate information, accurate perception, and...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    Mar 8, 2016
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