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I Wish Humans Had More Wisdom

What is wisdom, who is wise? 188 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i really wish i had more people to talk too. like more milsos because no one understands what im going through. my friends dont really help and neither does my family half of them...
    noellegabriella95 noellegabriella95 18-21, F Apr 7

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    No, I don't want people to give me money just because I want more. I am trying to sell things I crochet and that's my passion. My problem is it costs money to buy my supplies and I...
    ellequence ellequence 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Ever since me and my ex of 3 years broke up I lost most of my friends. I spend most days secluded into my room and if I go out I'm with my family. I wish I had more friends I could...
    mkir10 mkir10 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If I had money I could have graduated college last year instead of only taking two or one classes each semester... I'm in fact sitting this quarter out.. no money.. so poor. I...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I wish i had the courage to do what i think is best for me
    pfandrade pfandrade 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    *At Forever 21* Me:'Oh, that's a cute dress!' *checks price tag* Me:'No it is not.' *walks away in shame* I WISH I HAD TONS OF MONAAAAAY (;_;)
    introvertlife introvertlife 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I once had a close online friend who I trusted. I wish I could just go back in turn and prevent the meeting. He ends up ******* me. He ruined my relationship of 3 years... Now I...
    MrIndeedNL MrIndeedNL 13-15, M Apr 7

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    ugh. I wish! Lol looking forward to be close with "some" or more people in here. Don't be pervs or rude though
    lovelycee lovelycee 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm sick and tired of being broke all the time and my dad always taking money from me that I work for! I struggle with money so much sometimes I wish I can make more money and...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I ALWAYS look in a mirror, even though more than 90% of the time i look awful and want to be prettier
    emilygracie emilygracie 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I always want more money. It's not to buy things, it's having the option to buy them. It'd be great to... I don't know, actually get employed.
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I and I would if in my distracted imagination's wildest dreams  I had a $ every time I:-So vehemently opposed the "It's just business," excuse that my reaction shocked ppl who...
    INFPIdealist INFPIdealist 41-45, F Apr 10

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    I went to school and work in a field that typically has more males than females. Most of my friends are male. Even back in the day, message boards were quite popular and it felt...
    gottabebetter gottabebetter 31-35 4 days ago

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    I really want a little group of close friends, who are more like family. Four years ago I moved from Scotland to California, I have no family here and anyone I've got to know has...
    loutorres loutorres 26-30, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I mean I did have good close rescinds . But I moved schools. Than I made some new friends. Than I went off to high school.. So I made some new friends Than. I moved again. So I...
    ntupy12 ntupy12 16-17, F Mar 21

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    so there is this girl I have been friends with for about four years and now we are both realizing that our friendship is just going in different directions. I have gotten close to...
    brookiecookie14 brookiecookie14 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I want a paystub .. A faithful one Not the lying *** idiots in my messages .
    marymelia marymelia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Who doesn't....? I mean come on!
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I only have 23$$ And I want to by a computer.
    Awesome5790 Awesome5790 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    its harder to get through school
    4evamaureen 4evamaureen 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Yeah things would be easier.
    meadlingkids meadlingkids 18-21 3 Responses Mar 30

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    When people say follow your dreams I think HA sure that easy for them to say you need money for everything these days.
    GoldenWhimsicalButterfly GoldenWhimsicalButterfly 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    There's ways to get money people just have to have a plan and motivation! A Home based business is a great way to get you things you only imagined
    mchalk mchalk 22-25 Apr 4

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    I sorta don't like money. At all. But now I'm an "adult" so my world is ruled by money, right? Crap. ._. I just don't want to be in debt, have a roof, keep warm, keep cool, keep...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    OK, your poor, your poor, your poor and your poor. Everyone on this page is so damn poor! Stop begging for money.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    With these two at the park 2 days ago. Naw, shame non of us are close.
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I am thinking about something: how can girl like me, with my hobbies (psychology, music, general knowledge, writing, fitness and nutrition) earn some online money? If you have any...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am being pulled to love someone that is my friend
    elyas13 elyas13 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I wish that I had had this done when I was younger (a teen). I had braces on my teeth and was told that it wasn't necessary to pull them even though they were bothering me. I...
    nascarlucy nascarlucy 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Most people have their wisdom tooth pulled as teens. Wish that this had been my experience. I had to have emergency extraction of a wisdom tooth the day before Good Friday 2012...
    nascarlucy nascarlucy 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    If you're so scared to get your wisdom teeth removed, if you've been searching on the internet for peoples experiences, read them and then freaked out then I think you should read...
    Sarahlouise1 Sarahlouise1 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Had 4 wisdom teeth and a bad root canal second molar taken out on same day with IV sedation. I came out 40 minutes of surgery, bf took me to the car and I was happy all day after...
    juniorpdx juniorpdx 26-30, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    …..I wish I had wings. I wish I was slender with an elfin beauty and long fingers and a dark laugh that sparkled like frost on grass. I wish I could dance through the skies and...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I wish I had a girlfriend.. I'm also a girl. I'm 16. Any teen girls wanna talk? I'm more of a femme lesbian, maybe a chapstick depending.
    brookees9 brookees9 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    All my life I wished I had a little sister, well now I have a little step-sister. She's 5 going on 21. She is only 5 but has already got kicked out of school for "bad behavior...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F Apr 3

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    I've always been an independent person, but lately I've been wanting a relationship. I wish I could find someone who understood me. I'm a pretty difficult person to get close to...
    Dmac92 Dmac92 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I wish I had the courage to tell you how much I want you. I wish I had the courage to love you and accept your love. I am so sorry that I am not good enough
    Girlincrisis Girlincrisis 22-25, F Apr 4

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    I wish I had a time machine so I could go back to the day I saw this guy and say "hi" to him when he looked at me and smiled and I wished I smiled back :/ (he's so freaking cute...
    Sao2ooo Sao2ooo 13-15, F Apr 9

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    Sometimes it literally just hurts me hearing things that people say to each other. I think I just feel too much for other people and it's probably not good for me because it's all...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Although I have a kind family. They love me. I am healthy that I grateful, But I hate myself ,I am nothing, I wish I had never been born
    hani89 hani89 22-25, F Mar 29

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    I wish I had someone that cared about me to hang out with, even just a friend.
    ashez2ashes ashez2ashes 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Getting my wisdom teeth pulled wasn't too bad for me. It was the most painful thing ever, but my cheeks didn't swell and I didn't get any infections or anything. The worst part of...
    nordicgirl nordicgirl 18-21, F Mar 24

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    When I was 22 I had all of my wisdom teeth removed and I was glad they were all removed. It seems weird sometimes to not have them and probably glad since it was a problem they got...
    denaellis575 denaellis575 46-50, F 1 Response