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I Believe Knowledge Is Power

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    Faith Vs. Knowledge

    Faith and knowledge are on opposite ends of the spiritual spectrum. When posing this question to others, I notice that people associate the word faith with spirituality and religion more than they do the word knowledge.We tend to think of knowledge as the cold, hard facts. On the...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Littlemonster77777 Littlemonster77777 13-15, F Mar 30, 2014

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    Sure Is!

    That's why I went to 2 colleges (universities) and still never stop listening, watching, reading or researching : )
    berrychic berrychic 31-35 1 Response Nov 17, 2010

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    I Crave Knowledge

    I love knowledge. Its awesome. Its useful. Its sexy. Ive been reading books and newspapers for years. I cant go a single day without reading my 2 daily newspapers. I have a subscription to The Economist and to Harvard Business Review. I follow national and international politics...
    captainstoner captainstoner 18-21, M Nov 21, 2010

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    Always seek TRUTH!...

    ...if you won't do it (for yourself) then who else will?.....nobody! Because knowledge is power! A strong mind can take you anywhere n you could be anything just have faith. Just love yourself and be in touch with who you are and stay that way. Always think for yourself also...
    Simplicity15 Simplicity15 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2013

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    Like A Sponge

    The Bible quoted Jehovah as saying "My peole die for a lack of knowledge" I will not be one of those people. :) The power my knowledge will give me makes me able to first change myself, my children, my family, my co workers, the world for the better. Give me more and watch me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 1, 2011

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    Knowing Your Subject Can Make a Big Difference

    Although I am educated, and do my best to write and speak intelligently, I don't think either necessarily qualifies me as learned or knowledgeable.  Even at 40, I freely acknowledge that I am not the shiniest, most efficient car in the lot.  You know the old saying...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

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    The Staple of My Youth!

    Growing up, there were three things that was the rule in my house. One of them were, "Knowledge Is Power". The others were, "The Pen is mightier than the sword" and "Never give less than 100%"! :-) So, I grew up with this in mind. And it helped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    anyone know how to hack?

    ?? i like learning and i been interested in this for awhile,ive done my share of dabbling on this subject. I wondered if anyone was willing to mentor me..i bought my notebook
    Cleverlibrarian Cleverlibrarian 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2014

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    Certainly

    The lack of knowledge is not.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 15, 2012

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    Yes Knowledge Is Power,power Is the Key!

    i believe knowledge is power and that power is the key ,they used it for many centuries against slaves and build empires on slavery ignorance and blood,and yes i really feel sorry for people that dont want to learn the simple things in life,with knowledge u can bypass most of the...
    knightshadow knightshadow 26-30, M Sep 2, 2009

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    Always seek TRUTH!...

    ...if you won't do it (for yourself) then who else will?.....nobody! Because knowledge is power! A strong mind can take you anywhere n you could be anything just have faith. Just love yourself and be in touch with who you are and stay that way. Always think for yourself also...
    Simplicity15 Simplicity15 22-25, F Dec 20, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20, 2015

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    Proven Through Out History

    this has been proven through out history for the longest time only the wealthy and upper-cast where educated when the masses became educated that is when the world saw real change
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    This Almost Seems Too Obvious

    Power is the ability to bring about a change in the state of nature... it can be as simple as moving your coffee cup from one side of your desk to another... and as far reaching as putting a man on the moon. In our lives, if we want to be happy, we usually have to bring about...
    JRSK007 JRSK007 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    Do Not Be Misled

    Yes, I believe Knowledge is Power.But do not be misled. Knowledge can give you Power.The Power to build or to destroy
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2012

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    I Don't Know Anything.

    Well... this is a tough one for me to grasp. I've heard and practiced ignorance is bliss and it seems to be working in my favor for the time being. I believe knowledge is power but it's not what I seek. I believe knowledge is the key to obtaining material objects and control over...
    jimmywisdom jimmywisdom 18-21, M Jul 23, 2012

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    Beauty being as subjective as it is, I belief this. Some societies and power systems don't allow it to be as subjective as it should naturally be, though. Some think beauty is what...
    AvGeek AvGeek 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I don't want to believe in a God who does nothing for a four year old getting raped and everything that happens in the world cause if there is a god he doesn't care about me or...
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    If you would have been born 6000 years ago in Babylon, you would have worship Marduk; if you would have been born 5000 years ago in India, you would have worshiped Krishna; if you...
    GatoNegro2 GatoNegro2 46-50, M 7 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I used to attend church and be a believer but after having none of my prayers answered, I gave up on that. Its not like I was praying for a Mercedes. Its more like I'd pray for...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I'm choosing to write on this group because this story has everything to do with God. Some that believe in God may have never heard of spiritual awakenings, twin flames, or even...
    SoulofLove SoulofLove 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I am an atheist and I do not believe in the existence of God or any devine creatures. I do not need a book to tell me how I should live my life. I also do not need an imaginary...
    sievert sievert 13-15, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Planet's smartest human foiled again! In last week’s episode, we heard Obama say: “Oui . .. oui, Pierre. As President of ze United States, famed Nobel Peace Prize winnair, and...
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    I don't believe in the concept of God that people hold. I don't believe that any consciousness/person created everything, and definitely not for the sake of being worshipped. But I...
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Once again I have let go of Your hand Father and walked the path through the dark forest on my own. As I walked, the thorns from the bushes, scraped me. The pebbles that I would...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I Do Believe In The Power Of Prayer. I wouldn't be here without it. It hasn't really been all the long since I've heard from Langston, but it really does feel like months and...
    butterfly1013 butterfly1013 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Alchemy - a medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transformation of the classical elements (earth, water, fire, and air) into gold - a power...
    BrokenViking BrokenViking 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    My belief system regarding paranormal entities: a mini guide for the paranormal enthusiast21 Basic Points to Keep In Mind When Dealing With the Paranormal1. Paranormal entities are...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Trip me so I may fall into Your arms. May I sit on Your lap and lean back and let You do just what You do best. I am waving the white flag. You win, this war raging inside my heart...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My favorite prayer that I must read over and over again. The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    "Required secondary powers." Have you ever heard of this? It's the notion that some superpowers can't work without another, secondary power backing it up in some way. My favorite...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 3

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    Why I left Mormonism Documentation on my reasons for leaving Mormonism is listed at the beginning of my story. These links are here so that it is clear I left Mormonism because...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    As I walk through today, may my senses be enhanced. May my eyes see others the way You have seen, do see and will see me in days to come. May my eyes see past the front people put...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Father I humbly come to You and say Thank You. You have had so much patience with me. You waited so many years till you felt my heart was ripe enough to accept You and follow the...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    Family will treat you like crap. Instead of acting like blood, they act the opposite like strangers. Kicking you while you're down, sharing your downfalls with other members of...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    I have been praying to God.. Or more like asking Him if He could let my heart open to Him again because I felt like my heart had turned into a stone. A hard heart that didn't...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 31

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    Dear Father I come to You because even though You say do not fear, I cannot help it when the situation is not my situation but someone else putting themselves in situations that I...
    meto2015 meto2015 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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