I Wish Humans Had More Wisdom

What is wisdom, who is wise? 221 People

    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

    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
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2011

    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
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13
    13-15, F
    Oct 16, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    I Think Everybody Has The Ability To Tap Into Their Wisdom

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

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    iwishimeet iwishimeet
    31-35, M
    Apr 21
    looking for intellectual email / chat buddies that can talk about music, tech, geek stuff etc.
    devilzflower devilzflower
    31-35, M
    Apr 20
    I truly do. One would really come in handy at the moment ­čśČ
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 20
    yeah a real pen pal that would be fun. and doing it over email would be way more fun then txting to me
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 19
    All of this, this group and all the stories here, are really impressive... in the most horrible of the possibile ways. What I'm most impressed with are the amount and similarity of...
    TotalVoid TotalVoid
    26-30
    Apr 19
    For EP's final few days, I feel like I should find booze somehow. Just to close it all out the way I've spent so much time here. Maybe I can find some somehow.
    thecraziestpanda thecraziestpanda
    26-30, M
    Apr 19
    I used to have close friends back in high school, but I left and my friends and I just drifted apart. But I'm so anti-social it's hard to make friends
    OmiB OmiB
    16-17, M
    Apr 18
    seem like after I graduated from high school all your friends just drift away with life.
    Dannyboo77 Dannyboo77
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 18
    waiting for the wish to come true...i had made some frnds on here though still I can't talk to them on ny topic..i wish i had few frnds with whom i can hangout sometimes,talk to...
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 18
    I went to a certain therapist, the only one in town, three times over the course of two months. My dad had made appointments for me because, well, he walked in on me hurting...
    shybot shybot
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    I wish i could have more close friends. I only have 2 best friends. they mean the world to me but they are usally busy with school. I just wish i had someone else to talk to so i...
    Abemonstro Abemonstro
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Apr 18
    I was hoping to find friends here. I heard about this site, but now I see it is closing, that stinks!
    misterbobby803 misterbobby803
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Apr 17
    People say be careful what you wish for. I don't think that's true. I'm wishing for something that won't come true. I want it and wish I had them. It won't happen... They say don't...
    staystyleandsmile staystyleandsmile
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    how easy would that be for us all?
    o3118152 o3118152
    26-30, M
    Apr 16
    I have been feeling that yesterday mostly at the end of the day. I wish I had a friend or a group of people who can make me feel better who can hug me and tell me I'm going to be...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    I really wish i had a magical power to erase and delete thoughts that involve me from brains of known and unknown souls ..i dont want to be remembered by anyone. i wish my name,my...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 15
    In few days this journey will come to end and i cant help myself than smile how my life is still standing still on the same point. Now also i have to be loud to speak my heart.No...
    trappedwings trappedwings
    26-30, F
    Apr 15
    I absolutely love my son but I also wish for the love of a daughter. I think I've been a good dad to him but I wonder if I would've of been a good dad to a girl. So many more...
    Katakuna Katakuna
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    hi i'm new here and would love somoene to talk to
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 15
    Super nervous about a project i have to present today. More than others cause i have to say everything in english (i live in mexico and none of my classmates have ever heard me...
    jessie8g jessie8g
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    would you mind texting someone who can not speak English very well?
    Bonatt Bonatt
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Apr 15
    Hi, this place goes down in a week. Until then I'd really like it if I can get a text buddy, preferably female. I'm 27/M/FL. Would like to exchange life and dating experiences...
    benjerrett benjerrett
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I need some money asap! Who trying to give me some lol
    gilbertk96 gilbertk96
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 14
    losing my ******* mind..but it happens I guess
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    My 21 birthday is in 6 days and I have no friends and it's kind of a bummer. I haven't had friends since i moved to florida
    fmlcooper fmlcooper
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    I joined EP in 2013. Obviously, I haven't been around for a long time. Today is my first time using the app. I remember being on this site. I remember the things I wrote, and I...
    milldc milldc
    16-17, F
    Apr 13
    Most days i really wish that i hadn't found this place 3 years ago. This place has taught me things I never needed to know. it's really bad when one thing completely overshadows...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 13
    I have met a few people on here, but they always stop replying or logging on. I hear about people meeting their best friend on here, and I haven't even made an acquaintance. I'm...
    143irama 143irama
    13-15, F
    7 Responses Apr 13
    Hi I am meisie I am a transsvestait I am from South Africa I grow up very hard my name sake parents never give me love but all are dead and I have no families to I Am complete...
    meisiemeisie meisiemeisie
    31-35, T
    3 Responses Apr 13
    I just recently dropped my shiny new phone in a target bathroom toilet last week, so to those men who didn't blow up my messages asking "WHY ARENT YOU TEXTING BACK. HELLO. WHAT U...
    HemophobicDaisy HemophobicDaisy
    13-15, F
    Apr 13
    Even after a year and a half of hormones and some cosmetic work, I still wish that my body and face were more feminine.
    lauratdc lauratdc
    46-50, T
    Apr 13
    It is your day, the day you were introduced to this world, a world where you were cared for. Today you celebrate that day. Have a lovely one, share it with your loved ones. All i...
    sparksspunk sparksspunk
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I really do want a close friend to be honest. Someone I can call my friend, and I can trust not to ditch me and play with my feelings. I just wish I had someone there.
    regretti regretti
    13-15
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I just wish I had someone I could actually call my ' bestfriend ' someone who was there for me as much as I was there for them, someone I could trust..
    regretti regretti
    13-15
    Apr 12
    I had a close group of friends last year. we were practically a "squad". then one moved away, one started working every weekend and is extremely busy, and the last one got a...
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 12
    I'm 20 years old, the only close friend I have is my 15 year old sister. I love her to death but there's even some things I can't discuss with her. Other than her, I don't have any...
    MickxLove MickxLove
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 11
    I wish I had played a sport. I am not athletic at all, I'm so bad at sports. My friend plays softball and the bond she has with her teammates is unbreakable. I feel so left out...
    Bellasmithbella Bellasmithbella
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    I'm searching for friends, but also I'm search for boyfriends maybe :P maybe under 25 haha, but i don't like flirting and etc ..
    nnataliaa nnataliaa
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 11
    it seems to me that all my friends are two faced and always stab me in the back. I had this really nice friend called teanna but it turns out that she only wanted to start **** and...
    Leiahcollins Leiahcollins
    18-21
    5 Responses Apr 11
    I wish my dad's priorities didn't come in this order; Work, himself, social life, family. I wish my dad was a protective father to me. I wish he didn't see my short high school...
    sillysweetgirl9 sillysweetgirl9
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I wish I had more friends because as of right now I don't have any friends and I wish I could have people to talk to
    bobbyespe2 bobbyespe2
    22-25, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I wish I had known EP was going to close sooner, like a few months ago... Then maybe I could connect with someone deeply instead of putting it off until later...now it's almost too...
    Sinjintiger Sinjintiger
    41-45, M
    Apr 8
    I heard ep is closing so since I'm the original SkunkSprayFan1 if anyone wants to contact me send me your email though private message so thanks to everyone from Josh
    SkunkSprayFan2 SkunkSprayFan2
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    I wish if I had someone to talk to and understand her better
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 7
    need someone that can keep and take care of me
    Angel1ne Angel1ne
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 7
    It's very hard for me to make friends. I try hard but people think I'm weird. :(
    traveltheworld20 traveltheworld20
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    TWO DECADES, TWO CONTINENTS (Part 38) Evan's voice mails continued... May 6 345am Hi, honey. I love you so much. I miss you. I want you. I need you. I love you very much. Always...
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    46-50
    Apr 6
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