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I Wish Humans Had More Wisdom

What is wisdom, who is wise? 202 People

    Nobody's An Island

    I've heard that saying time and time again. It's supposed to be a metaphor for someone to ask for help. I took it a different way. I'm not sure where I learned what it meant to be a hypocrite, but I knew I didn't want to be one. I also wanted to know what the **** I was talking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Oct 16, 2014

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    Little Boxes.

    Little Boxes. "Little boxes on the hillside,little boxes made of tickytackyLittle boxes on the hillside,little boxes all the sameTher's a green one and a pink one and a blue one and yellow one And they're all made out of tickytacky and they all look just the same.And the...
    kikingbird kikingbird 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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    I Think Everybody Has The Ability To Tap Into Their Wisdom

    The ability to learn and grow, and become thoughtful,Ā compassionate, kind, and wise...In everyone's own time.
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F Jul 21, 2011

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    From "Being Peace"

    I just read this, this morning, and thought it would be a fitting follow up to MakingPeace's story...  "Many of us worry about the world situation.  We don't know when the bombs will explode.  We feel that we are on the edge of time.  As individuals, we...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 2, 2008

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    Its Like Dumb And Dumber Keeps Getting

    Dumber and dumber and dumbest keep repeating thesame as thier  parents did the same as thier parentswill people ever learn? maybe i should say this more gentalerbut ive seen women in my family raised by abusive mothers and fatherslike my mother and father both were abusive...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    Too "intelligent" For Our Own Good

    We're slowly "advancing" ourselves into extinction. The more people, the less trees. Frankly, I prefer trees.
    de1eted de1eted 13-15 2 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    A Strange Mixture

    Humans are a strange mixture. We have such incredibly advanced brains with processing and reasoning capacities far beyond the most advanced super-computer, and yet we have such base instincts. We're ruled by such primitive emotions as fear, anger, greed, lust. It's almost as if a...
    CosmoLang CosmoLang 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    What Would the World Be Like If We Valued Wisdom More?

    Recently I've been talking with various people about some of the world's problems, and it seems to me like humans are complete idiots sometimes. (Note: I include myself in that assessment!). We do the most foolish self-destructive things, and the future for our children and all...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 50 Responses May 30, 2008

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    The Deeper War On Terror Lies Within

    Yesterday we heard from a very dear friend in Tokyo. Her apartment was broken into Saturday night. Three men entered through the window, they tied her up with duct tape and ransaked the apartment, looking for money or drugs. They cut open and ripped apart every possession she had...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    I do wish I had more close friends and ones that wouldn't talk to me one day and never talk to me or when I talk to them they ask who it is. :/
    sarah025 sarah025 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Wish I had more people to talk to in person about anything ....it seems no one talks anymore...everyone's attached to their phones or the media
    booklo0ver booklo0ver 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i wish i have more close friends now, because now i got noone to talk with.
    p4r1s p4r1s 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've lived in Texas for two years now. I haven't made any "friends". I have co-workers, that are there if I need them. But other than that I havent made any actual friends. I moved...
    Huskymania2 Huskymania2 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    It seems that once you leave high school people go their own way. Then those new people you meet are just acquaintances and never fully become friends. My 2 good friend alive an...
    megz327 megz327 26-30, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    For most of my schooling years so far, I've been a drifter. Though I do have friends, I drift from group to group and I wish I just had a group of friends whom I could be...
    toekneeow toekneeow 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Sometimes I wish more is better I'm happy with what I have
    donita1234 donita1234 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I always had great friends in the beginning but later they just turn out to be so mean to me. I wish I could change myself to fit-in their needs ...
    deeprt deeprt 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    (Continuing from previous post)...... So on Monday lunch I tell her I did to her if we we're ever best friends what would you do and as soon as I told her that her face lit up and...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    When my mrs and I were younger when the kids were small we had many really close sexy friends and we had some really good sexy times for several years . Unfortunately we all...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    When my mrs and I were younger when the kids were small we had many really close sexy friends and we had some really good sexy times for several years . Unfortunately we all...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really do wish it, I don't really have any friends at all.
    mmarti330 mmarti330 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 22

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    stress eats away at me..sometimes I wish I could open up but other times I just stew in my mind...I rely on the escape to set me free
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I have no friends. I wish I did but they r all fake. I'm alone most of the time and think bad thoughts about my self šŸ˜«
    charleybear13 charleybear13 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 29

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    I do too , seems like at my job the more good we people on the floor do the more gets taken away , broken promises or just def ears .
    truvampire truvampire 26-30, M Mar 19

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    Yes, a little more always help...
    tsecretgirl tsecretgirl 22-25, T 2 Responses Mar 21

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    -in myself because i often find myself wanting to intern and learn more by shadowing an actual legit graphics designer but i find just talking to a person stressful nevermind 1 on...
    shazzarr shazzarr 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I never had real friend, maybe I wasn't THE real friend, after all I did slept with some of the guys my girlfriends had told me they wanted and my guy friends cared for sex only...
    nevercouldmeansomuch nevercouldmeansomuch 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I feel like that I'm more invested into my friends than they are to me. I always ask them to do something or to hang out but they're always hanging out with EACHOTHER. Tbh I'd...
    iconicallydone iconicallydone 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I really hope that....friends act as important people in my life....I have to mix more friends....I need them
    christinelim819 christinelim819 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've only had one friend ive told everything too. but then found out he was fake. Now its like someone died to me.
    nitesmist nitesmist 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I've had enough of fake friends, it would be nice to have a real caring friend who will be there for you no matter what and stick by you and be long term.
    jessieruth34 jessieruth34 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    It would be nice if I had a friend that I could talk to with anything and they would fully understand and find a way to help make me feel better...
    Sophy14 Sophy14 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 7

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    People say that money can't buy happiness. Those people either have never had money, or just have too much of it. Money provides, it provides a home, and food, and necessities, it...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I gotta admit I don't have many friends as in I have many friends but only a few close ones I can talk to. I guess it's better to have a few close friends than many fake ones I...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    But I can't miss what I never had.
    nikkiluv87 nikkiluv87 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I use to have a dear friend I went to school with. well, my husband run me off on a Wednesday an had her in the mountains that friday... Now I have n I friends at all..
    ginnysummitt ginnysummitt 41-45, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I thought that my roommates and I were close friends, but when I tried to tag them on Facebook, they had removed me from their friend's lists. But, they're still friends with each...
    BetweenFlames BetweenFlames 18-21, F 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am single since 1996 :( The person whom I loved left me
    IamPUSHPAK IamPUSHPAK 18-21, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Well.. The title says it all. I've always felt this way. Even though I have over 300 facebook friends, it's only less than 3 I can count on.
    AmysWorld AmysWorld 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Not just school friends or work friends but everything friends that I share myself and my life with. That I go out with. That I call just to talk. That I make plans to travel...
    pinkpearlite pinkpearlite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    For you who have many friends and close friends, you're very lucky/
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 20

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