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I Wish Humans Had More Wisdom

What is wisdom, who is wise? 193 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wish I had more money. What I wish I had all the money in the world. Not only that I wish i made $10000000000 every week.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I really do wish I had more close friends, like the ones you can talk to all day about anything and everything or go do stupid things together. The ones who are always there for...
    Angel428 Angel428 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I wish I had more close friends, but honestly I feel like I'm losing the one I have before I can ever make progress
    musicgurl11 musicgurl11 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    My money is usually gone by the 3rd week, I then have to wait two long weeks to get more cash. It seems like whenever I run out of money, everything wonderful happens. I've...
    Tazzu Tazzu 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've always had a hard time connecting with people. It's because I'm very introverted by nature and also got bullied a lot when I was in school so I've never been comfortable...
    Mack1978 Mack1978 36-40, M 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate how I've pushed people away.. I wish I had someone who actually cared... 😔
    504no 504no 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm depressed. I know I am. And most people would say I'm young I'm only 17 how can I be depressed?! My mom has a couple months to live, my dad is trying to send me to a shelter...
    littlebigkid littlebigkid 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I wish I had a best friend. Most of them end up back biting or having a wwwIII with me for the silliest of fights which would be resolved just by talking but they decide it's best...
    tenfeet tenfeet 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    If I had more money, I would without a doubt help people, maybe do some traveling, take care of my family and friends.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    ...and I never get what I want because of it. I barely ever buy something and when I do it's small. I'm always left wanting more because I never have any more than $60 at a time...
    Doors54 Doors54 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I never fit in as a kid, teen, or now as a young adult. I had 2 best friends growing up and they were polar opposites. One was sporty, tall, skinny, blond, and semi popular. The...
    Becky4526 Becky4526 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I wish I did, those ones you could go months with out talking to but they would treat you all the same the next time you said hello and asked to hang out. Ones you could say the...
    CrashingComet CrashingComet 22-25 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have no real friends even the friends i think I have aren't my friends at I wish it was just people that don't like to talk about negative things all day or gossip I live in the...
    benicetome benicetome 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    My ex split up with me a couple of months ago and all of my close friends I met through her because I didn't know anyone when I moved over her to be with her and we had been...
    Asguard Asguard 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I wish i have real close friends cause so far, all my close friends are backstabbing ******* who talk bad about me and then infront me being so sweet and kind.. But i'm stuck i...
    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    Its hard for me to gain friends in general. Those times I do make a friend, they end up leaving me like everyone else. I wish people would like me because once they get to know me...
    JadeKimura JadeKimura 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 13

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    When I had friends I didn't feel like I was alone. But I felt like they were never with me or on my side cuz they were always chilling with other people. Now that I have no friends...
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just hope that when I start school again I’ll have that tight group of friends whether it’s girls or boys that would want to do anything and everything with me because I...
    Ennevi Ennevi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    Throughout high school, I was part of the same group of friends that I started kindergarten with. Later in high school, I started dating the girl I had a crush on since elementary...
    joehart9 joehart9 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Okay so this guy that me and him had a thing for ever is now wanting back into my life and we got into these big fights and idk if I should let him back in to my life????
    maddog1000 maddog1000 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 27

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    I always constantly feel like I need to know more people, and I want so many friends, and sometimes it can be annoying but idk how to stop that feeling. Ugh.
    hgscgirl hgscgirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I believe one of my problems with not having close friends is because I believe in loyalty and respect.. within and outside of our friendship.. I will not stand by someone who will...
    0hSheanBreeze012 0hSheanBreeze012 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    I think the reason I don't have many close friends is because my boyfriend is my best friend. And when I have had friends over the years it's always messed up because the other...
    CasualSuperwoman CasualSuperwoman 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I moved 2 times in my life...now I'm going into 8th grade and in 7th grade I was the new girl to school. This one girl was friends with this girl I was becoming really good friends...
    gar106 gar106 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have friends but none of them are dear and near to me.They are more like college colleagues who study with me.It really sucks not having any close friends. I am bad at making...
    rockfordseagull rockfordseagull 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I find that I invest a lot of time and effort on building relationships with others. Most of the time, the behavior is not reciprocated. Deep down inside I know that the person is...
    ValentinePena ValentinePena 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I need to have more new friends that are just honest and really someone I can get along with and be able to stay and catch up with me all the time and not ditch me
    foxette654321 foxette654321 56-60, M 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is it bad that I hate people so much that I only have 4 friends?! Which they just happen to be very close friends.
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I really do, I d set my kids up and then I'd just disappear for a while
    bonjovi08 bonjovi08 36-40, M Jul 22

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    July 25 This was a very bad day for me last 2 years ago. The only thing I thought of to get over this day was to celebrate it with friends before this very day secretly. But then...
    nilopie nilopie 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 25

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    I don't like anyone. I don't know why. I feel like all my emotions and caring about what other people are saying are fake. It is very depressing feeling like this. I want to...
    katydid87 katydid87 26-30, M Jul 26

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    I have a lot of friends but I don't feel close to them. At least not enough to really confide in them or tell them my secrets. I'm looking for someone to fill that void. Message me...
    BellyBoo5 BellyBoo5 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Patiently waiting for proper path to guide me in the right direction.
    VGod888 VGod888 18-21, M Jul 26

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    I've been a terrible friend to my closest friend. I pretty much broke her heart, twice.
    itsgennylee itsgennylee 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 28

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    My husband and I have a lot of the same friends. Some are married couples, some are divorced & dating. I miss having close girlfriends to have a glass of wine or a beer with and...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Those who stay in your heart or mind even after they've left, they're your close friends no matter how much they've hurt you ok. Don't hold a grudge let it go. Why? Because you...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I don't think I'll make it thru the week
    carlgj carlgj 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I would like to make some girl friends. GIRLS ONLY lol as I am a female myself.
    BellyBoo5 BellyBoo5 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I have a lot of friends but I can't trust 98% of them and I don't consider any of them best friends which really sucks because I have no one to really tell secrets with and do all...
    nadaSmiley nadaSmiley 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 31