I Wish Humans Had More Wisdom

What is wisdom, who is wise? 218 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2008
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13
    16-17, F
    Oct 16, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2010

    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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