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I Am Saddened By Ignorance

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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 when people feel the need to insult the other person because they disagree, and the other is when people attempt...
    Squishyable Squishyable 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28, 2011

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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 kept me alive. Others are jealous of my success, accomplishments, and athletic body. I ignore their views and rather find meaning to my...
    87athleteunknown 87athleteunknown 18-21, F Jul 1, 2013

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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 watch them pushed in by their parents for a children's meeting of some sort.  The same in which I was told that...
    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. Perhaps because the mind had grown accustomed to deception or unacquainted wisdom that the initially ignorant individual found a...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response May 23, 2012

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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 everyone jus stop be stupid n ignorant and stop tryin to beef ova ...
    sexitt1987 sexitt1987 18-21 1 Response Oct 25, 2008

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 9 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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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 stupid narrow-minded people 
    DisappointMe DisappointMe 22-25, F Oct 31, 2009

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Nov 3, 2010

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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 head and wonder how people get so far in their lives being a certain way. Anyway, he had gone on an emergency call to pick...
    FourCatsTooMany FourCatsTooMany 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2012

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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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    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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    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. nothing at all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2008

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 19, 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 this phrase was supposed to raise there hand. I was honestly a bit shoked when I watched over half the class raise their hands...
    SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick SkinnyThoughtsAndRedLipstick 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2013

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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 just a ******* mausoleum and does no one any good, except maybe the tourist guides, but it makes such a fine backdrop for...
    bubo185 bubo185 46-50, M Dec 9, 2012

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    1958

     
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 27, 2010

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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 session my friend was having with his student. The student was going for an audition and really needed his help. But the student...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2012

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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 remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2010

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 26, 2010

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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 a pupil was caught stealing. The matter was reported to Bankei with the request that the culprit be expelled. Bankei...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 14, 2010

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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 they live, what they wear, how they look, what music they listen to, what car they are driving, what work they...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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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 choiceless living, that is, can there ever be action without denial or aggressive want? Can there be action which is spontaneous...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2010

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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 compassion that is in our soul - heart - energies 'god' does not judge, forsake nor comfort because god is...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 25, 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. People. Reality. Perceptions carrying me for so long Didn't even know when it...or I was gone. Buried if you...
    ollifer ollifer 31-35, F Jun 24, 2013

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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.) !!! ...still ask for the truth (i dislike cliche)  we know the truth,or are we just stupid? ...dont want...
    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 16, 2010

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    burwi333 burwi333 36-40, M Oct 17, 2010

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    yesterday I was in my car with my 8 guy friends

    and they were discussing self-harm & suicide. they were making fun of everyone who goes through those kinds of things. it hurt so much because they have no idea ive tried to commit 4+ times & that ive been self harming since the summer of 6th grade. I cried so much.
    nobodyreallygetsit nobodyreallygetsit 13-15, F 13 hrs ago

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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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    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 that weirdo saying Hello to me?" or "Urgh, who do they think they are talking to me?". It is quite sad...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 4 Responses May 19, 2009

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    This makes me so mad and disgusted. A family member of mine had psychosis, he lived with me and my mother when it started and he's back from the mental hospital for about 2,5 weeks...
    toughbaby toughbaby 18-21, F Mar 25

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    No, I'm no psychopath with a chainsaw or something. I just feel saddened by the hatred around me. With all the child abuse, domestic violence etc. Feel humans are the worst thing...
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    After 10years, now one of my best female friend has changed, she had become obsessed with her looks, all she talks about is how good looking she is, how good her children are, how...
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    If I'm a bad person, you don't like me Well I guess I'll make my own way It's a circle A mean cycle I can't excite you anymore Where's your gavel? Your jury? What's my offense this...
    AlluringRose AlluringRose 16-17 Apr 12

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    When the Earth was born There once lived the Sun, everyday the Sun would shine his light on the earth as he watched the stars mingle with one another. The sun would shine with...
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    Here is a story i wrote that sums it up Once there was a red bird who warbled sweet melodies into the sky. One day, the little curious bird saw a darkened black shed and in it was...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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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...
    GrumpyGrouchy GrumpyGrouchy 22-25, F Apr 3

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    In western society there are two different types’ of prevalent domestic radicals. One group parades under the banner of religion, using Christianity to abuse and subjugate other...
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    In western society there are two different types’ of prevalent domestic radicals. One group parades under the banner of religion, using Christianity to abuse and subjugate other...
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    In western society there are two different types’ of prevalent domestic radicals. One group parades under the banner of religion, using Christianity to abuse and subjugate other...
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    I've always been insightful, having spent much of my youth chronically trapped in my overly analytic mind. Through the years I began to manifest this introspective process outwards...
    danii92 danii92 18-21, F Apr 2

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    the illuminati is said to be a pact with the devil? yes? the illuminati is often referred to as "the third eye", interesting enough the pineal gland is also "the third eye". the...
    bongripper1 bongripper1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Well, I was the other woman. :*( My heart hearts. Mostly I am furious because his fiancé was actually understanding and she is still choosing to stay with him. I told her...
    cowgurrl cowgurrl 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I cant believe how many disrespectful people there is in this world today and I hate to say it but mostly in the younger generation. Times have changed and i get that but what...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am deeply saddened by the latest news of MH370. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the crews and passengers of that plane. May they stay strong in this...
    KateMiddleton87 KateMiddleton87 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    But my parents never encouraged me in doing anything. You know those siencekits for children? Always loved them, never had them. Heck, I didn't even have to go to school. Never had...
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    I have my parents to thank for my fan appreciation of Michael. It started with me going down the corridor to my dad's office, where I hear him playing Billie Jean on his music...
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    I'm saddened to see that so many people are lonely.
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    I wish to share an experience. One day while at work I had not too much work and decided to Ping a few users to kill the time. I messaged a User who was around 13-15 of age. I...
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    Hi everyone, First thank you for reading this post. Second I apologize for the run-on sentences. I have been very depressed for the past few months and don't know where else to...
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    I will remember how you caught my eye You admired me Just when I thought no one was looking I will remember how you chased me Making me feel like a giddy school girl A feeling...
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    Fantasy... Average looking man, a little younger than me. He greets me with a big smile and asks me how my shift is going, "Fairly busy, but it's Thursday!" I beam with a grin...
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    Message in a Bottle Part Two The bottle felt strange, rolling in the gritty sand if foreign shores. By now it had gained a growing sense of something within itself. A message. An...
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