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I Don't Know Everything

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    Sometimes I'm Tested~

    I don't know everything and it can irk me when people assume that my confidence is a reflection of a know-it-all. So I'm in my 20s and I've had some experiences that have taught me something about life and I share it. There's nothing wrong with sharing it. But I've met many in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2012

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    School Does Not Equal Boundless Knowledge

    At work, I hear this a lot: "You went to school--you should know!"  Well, truth is, I don't!!  And there's no way I can know and remember everything they showed us about engines, powertrains, electrical, and hydraulics.  I have issues with my memory and I have...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Mar 26, 2010

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    Life....

    ....is a work in progress.... And, as such, it's full of things as you go through it. You learn new things, you expand your horizons, and you find that your knowledge base just.... .....shrinks..... Life is bigger than you think....more complex.... If you know 1% of it then...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M Nov 16, 2013

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    Well, Close?

     Just kidding.  I've lived long, hard and had great experiences, some painful, some hilarious so I know the roller coaster ride called life.  I've learned that there's so much more to learn that what I know seems like a grain of sand.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    I Have No Idea On How to Be the Wife He Needs

    I was told that I am immature, inexperienced, and ******* stupid today.  No matter how I try to hide this in my heart, I hurt.  I am so ashamed - and confused.  I'm 36 - I've been married for 8 years.  I have never, ever been...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    But I Wanna!

    I am addicted to knowing everything. My curiosity gets the best of me, every time! And so my room is crowded with books and my favorite list on my browser is crowded with links to articles. I do not enjoy math, whatsoever, eww! :-( But all things science, social, historic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2008

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    My Inner Child – Writing Iv

    Actually this is written by a dear friend, but I believe it is worth sharing :) Hope you will enjoy this ;) http://5hadz.wordpress.com/2010/06/05/my-inner-child-writing-iv/
    Zn77 Zn77 22-25, F Jun 5, 2010

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    Intelligence Is Not The Amount Of Handy Trivia Tidbits You Keep Under Your Belt

    i've got news for the arrogant tidbit-telling know-it-all's of this world...your very "name" is silly because you do not know. it. all. but guess what? i am INTELLIGENT, which means that i have the POTENTIAL to know more than you ever will! intelligence is not the mere...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    Oh - But I Do Try

    I love studying, reading, and just learning anything -- OK except anything mechanical/techy -- some of that is just over my head. But when I do something that is worth doing, I really want to study up on it and do it right.   I am so f*ing bored...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Trivia

    Over a lifetime I have learnt a lot of trivia for I make a habit of trying to expand by mind all the time.I am no expert on anything however when I come across an issue I have little knowledge about I will always make a point of learning what the subject matter may be.If it...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    But I Like To Disuss Things I Both Have And Don't Have Knowledge In

    for the ones i know about i like to reflect ans share my opinion and hear others share idea and reasons we support or do not something and the ones i do not i like speaking to someone who does and then researching for myself to learn up on it so i can have a valid opinion i think...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Admitting You Know Very Little Is The Beginning Of Wisdom

    Admitting you know very little is supposedly the beginning of wisdom, or so I've heard. I've also heard, "The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know." That's the case with me. I am fascinated by almost everything I come across, and I enjoy learning about things. I do...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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