I Am a Constant Learner

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    I love to learn and am always seeking out new

    knowledge in all aspects of life. To me, this is one of the essential reasons to be alive. My goal is to know everything. I admit this is very ambitious and maybe impossible, but somebody has to be the first to accomplish it. Why not me?
    Qataram Qataram
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    It's like this voracious appetite.

    .... Each new thing learned is like throwing a cookie into a black hole -- how could one possibly expect satiety? I have resigned myself to this life of permanent itching and frenzied scratching. (....and am thankful to have been born like this :P)
    effervescence effervescence
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

    What Can We Not Learn From.

    I like being able to learn from all experiences in life, whether it be mine or someone else's. We have many opportunities to improve and should take advantage of those opportunities.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2012

    New words from dictionary,

    history facts & math has been easier as I've become older.
    MiddleSister45 MiddleSister45
    46-50, F
    Nov 17, 2014

    Today I learned that it's NOT funny to put

    alka-seltzers in your mouth and pretend you've been poisoned in a restaurant.
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 20

    People find it strange.

    The thought of a teacher learning things. I am teacher myself, but I consider myself to be a constant learner as I find out about multiple different and new things almost every day.
    Wattouat Wattouat
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2014

    " The truth is that the more you know someone,

    the more clearly you'll see their flaws. That's just the way it is. This is why marriages fail, why children are abandoned, why friendships don't last. You might think you love someone until you see the way they act when they are out of money, or under pressure, or hungry, for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2015

    I make it sorta a goal to learn a new skill

    every so often. I've learned how to pick locks, draw, sculpt, metal working, cook, sew, disassemble and fix countless things. This year will be diving deeper into metal smithing. Not sure about what's after that. I never stick with anything long enough to become an expert, but...
    SleeplessSage SleeplessSage
    26-30, M
    Jan 8, 2015

    I really enjoy learning more

    and more of what I like. And I also love teaching it back to people. Sadly not everyone likes to learn and you have to deal with the uneducated...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    "The universe is full of magical things,

    just waiting for our wits to grow sharper." - Eden Phillpots
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

    It has always been a goal of mine to learn at

    least one new fact word or a how to every week.
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul
    56-60, M
    Oct 24, 2014
    SkollHati SkollHati
    18-21, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    I never want to stop learning,

    whether or not it helps improve my life. I love learning new things.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 28, 2014

    I learned that it is not a lack of motivation

    that prevents penguins from flying. Now I'm not allowed to be around a penguin or a catapult for 3-5 years. It was totally worth it.
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 21

    Here is some fodder for you all then.

    I am a bit psychic and my husband asked me "How can you do it?" I thought about it and I compare it to how the stars we see are light years away and the light they shone a million years ago only reflects in our eyes now. And when a boat goes by in the water it leaves a wake. Our...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2014

    Just Another Summer

        She felt like a woman for a moment, but just a forty three year old girl it seems. Married a long time... sowing her oats.  It was wonderful for awhile.  For awhile I believed I had a companion, lover, friend... all the things men like to lie to themselves about when...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2012

    You don't know true concentration

    until you've tried to carry an ice tray,from the sink, to the freezer, all neatly.
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2014

    It Wasn't For Me

          "Ladies come to see you... if your name still rings a bell.  They give you damn near nothing, but they say they knew you well.  So you tell them you remember, but they know it's just game... and along the way their faces... all begin to look the same...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    Feb 4, 2012

    "The song I was writing is left undone.

    I don't know why I spend my time, writing songs I can't believe, with words that tear and strain to rhyme. So you see I have come to doubt, all that I once held as true. I stand alone, without belief, the only truth I know is you." Paul Simon...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever
    22-25, F
    Oct 2, 2014
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Revolving Door

         Lovers come and they go ; mostly go it seems.  Now and then... one comes along who I have believed was extraordinary and would stay, but I have been consistently wrong.     Meanwhile... the turnstile keeps working...     Nobody wants to die alone.
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 16, 2012

    I think I have an eating disorder?

    I actually took time to think about what I do and it makes me feel guilty. I get really stressed and binge eat. Even if my stomach is beyond full I can't find comfort
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    Life comes at you everyday with new lessons.

    Endurance and forbearance are the keys. Each day your star can shine bright if you only let it!
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    Long Range Vision

    ~ There are no hopeless situations in life .... only men who have grown hopeless about them - A Barclay Comment As a boy I loved to wander over to a nearby park and watch the older men play checkers. One day one of them invited me to play. At first it looked easy. I captured one...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    Jan 1, 2012

    As time goes by, life

    and priorities change. What you believe is important now, will not be important later. Experiences change your perceptions. That cool tattoo, you will hate later. The great guy or girl you are dating, you will wonder, "what the hell was I thinking?" Its natural, you don't...
    Amantcul Amantcul
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2014

    Yes I am. We all should be.

    The thing that spurs us on during the long climb uphill, the life experience, is that there is something that we can attain, knowledge, so we keep climbing, finding new paths to follow, new thoughts to entertain, new experiences to challenge, and the whole time we are conquering...
    Factorial Factorial
    51-55, M
    Jan 31, 2014

    Dare to be different!

    Be the change you want to see in the world. Stay true to yourself! Do what you love, love what you do. Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass it's about learning to dance in the rain..
    Kiany Kiany
    26-30, F
    Oct 26, 2014

    Body Of Work

    An old man came into the art center yesterday carrying a large dollar store envelope full of drawings that he carefully placed on my desk. With a toothless grin he asked if I would be interested in looking at them. Skeptical, I told him if he would leave them and I would look at...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    Sep 4, 2013

    The Age Of Artificial War

    It came up in Q&A. A young man pointed out that he didn't feel that war is natural to man; that it isn't "human nature" per se to wage war. I happened to agree with him, pretty much nobody else did. We've all had it ingrained into us somehow that man will always be at war with...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2013
    marianajohnson marianajohnson
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2015

    From all you learn...

    and more you cultivate arts more you know yourself. The world is in you, and you are in every bit of the world. Harmony.
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2015

    Currently learning mores code

    and decoding music with it. Boredom plays a role in my learning new things and me being a musician and a math geek.
    Cutie2013 Cutie2013
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2014

    In my University course we have a saying "I

    ****** up... but at least i'm learning" failures and mistakes should be seen as milestones of learning and understanding how to better yourself. instead of something to make you feel like crap. an observation as a posed to an evaluation. Fail has become such a dirty word...
    Jbonha Jbonha
    26-30, M
    Mar 31, 2014

    If you're the smartest person in the room,

    you're in the wrong room; always look for a challenge.
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    Oct 1, 2014

    I use learning as a form of therapy.

    Why do I need therapy...? I learn a lot, mainly from books. I haven't read that much in 2014, though. I have read a lot on the internet, but not so much off the internet. I love books. I really, really love books, but I need people too. Sometimes I have to choose between people...
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    The Holidays

         For many Americans, the holidays are not an entirely joyous time.  Among the things people dread;     Waiting in lines and crowds (68%)     Putting on weight (37%)     Getting into debt (37%)     Seeing relatives (24%)     Attending holiday parties...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Dec 14, 2011

    One of the best measures

    for the rightness of a relationship is how it affects the way you walk your own path. A healthy relationship should be a booster for the individual lives of both people. If you are more peaceful, centered, focused, kind, on purpose...being in your relationship than you were...
    rescuemuttsrule rescuemuttsrule
    41-45
    1 Response Feb 21, 2015

    Every moment of everyday is opportunity to

    learn. Broaden your horizons and see the meaning behind everything. Wether or not you see it and learn is a different story.
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas
    26-30, M
    Apr 18, 2015

    I Would Hate To See Ep Get Into The Business Of Censoring

         One of the very best things about Experience Project is it's diversity.     To keep that diversity, it is unfortunate, but necessary, that opportunists and others with motives much different than my own will appear on this site.  Censoring is a sticky business, as...
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2011

    I see every day as a waste

    if I do not learn something (no matter how small). I believe constant learning keeps the mind young and strong. Knowledge stimulates me.
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 2, 2014
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