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I Am Saddened By Ignorance

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    A Life Of Fullness -   Is there a way by which we can end conflict and sorrow without destroying creative intelligence and integral completeness? Can there ever be...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2010

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    Faith In Humanity Lost - In class today we had a discussion on the common phrase "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." Everyone that agreed with...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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    Teach Your Children Well - A few friends of mine teach music. I happened to be at the school were they teach doing some work on the school computer. I was able to hear the...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 17, 2010

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    Welcome to .... - Marching in to the front door of the church in miniture suits, the herd of little men being shuffled into the church.  Fills me with dread and fear as I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Ignorance: The Ultimate Virus - Just as the truth sets one free, lack of truth binds one. There is the saying, “ignorance is bliss.” I find that very statement ignorant...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    'capitalism: A Love Story' Dvd Extra - Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren -  
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 9 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Desiderata Poem -   -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2010

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    Ignorance Is Bliss - My mom's the living proof. She's visited more than 120 countries in her life, and never noticed any suffering in the world. She loves the Taj Mahal, which is...
    bubo185 bubo185 46-50, M Dec 9, 2012

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    You're Not A What? - My husband worked in EMS for years and he used to come home with all kinds of stories. Some were funny, some were shocking, and some just made you shake you...
    FourCatsTooMany FourCatsTooMany 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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    It's Not Sadness -  it's frustration!!  and all of this is because you cant do anything to change it! this ignorance and those mentalities will never change!! those...
    DisappointMe DisappointMe 22-25, F Oct 31, 2009

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    Saddened - i suppose i am guilty of ignorance from time to time myself but when i see loudmouthed people putting down the meek with their pathetic ignorance it makes my blood boil
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    We..... -       ...still live in a violent world!,  see it, open your doors its there. ...are the most dependent , independent people (U.S...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 16, 2010

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    Depressing... - How some people just don't know the simplest of things.... They say ignorance is bliss... but it's not.  what is blissful about the lack of knowledge? Nothing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2008

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    To Avoid The ... -   to flow through the noise of knowledge so we can grow with the movement of life ....?
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 17, 2010

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    Again - Yes, this notion makes me sad Ignorance. Saddened by the ignorance within myself I don't know when it started I wasn't always like this. My naive assumptions: Life...
    ollifer ollifer 31-35, F Jun 24, 2013

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    Oh, Dear. - I love debating. I think different people having different points of view makes the world an interesting place to live, but there are two things I cant stand. One is...
    Squishyable Squishyable 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Right Or Wrong? -    Right and Wrong When Bankei held his seclusion-weeks of meditation, pupils from many parts of Japan came to attend. During one of these gatherings...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 14, 2010

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    Being Alone Is The Worst Situation - My life is slipping away I am willing to get up and continue in my path I may be riding my bike along the road. I say working in school has...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Jul 1, 2013

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    Ignorance - Ignorance,There's no need,It saddens me,The ignoramuses,We have around.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 26, 2012

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    Maybe -  'god' is the glue that holds this whole thing together, he is not found in your churches,temples, or is it something that we can contemplate. 'god' is the peace love...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 25, 2010

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    What It Is .,.. Is You -  
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Nov 3, 2010

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    The Fibonacci Sequence In Tool's Lateralus -  
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 26, 2010

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    Don't Dwell On It - It is really sad that people feel the need to be ignorant. I mean, what really must go through their minds when someone says 'Hello' to them??? "Why's...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 4 Responses May 19, 2009

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    Not Only Am I Saddened By I... - Not only am i saddened by ignorance i cant stand it.  Its so many ignorant people out there that it rediculious.  Why cant ...
    sexitt1987 sexitt1987 18-21 1 Response Oct 25, 2008

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    Ignorance - Ignorance is defined in the dictionary as the lack of knowledge or education.  It makes me sad to hear people judge and discriminate others just because of where...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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    Knowledge -  
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 19, 2010

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    This part of this song is dedicated to my BFF in university who'd looked at me like I'm a freak when I'm going through depression. Her face is just priceless!! "Ignorance...
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    sylviaturner sylviaturner 26-30, F Mar 18

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    HumanKnownAsVictor HumanKnownAsVictor 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Well, I might have have ruined a perfectly good good friendship? For weeks she'd been kind of hanging around a little more than usual because she had ended her dead end...
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    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Mar 26

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