I Wish People Knew What They Were Talking About

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    I Love to Debate But....

    I can not stand it when people get up on their soap box and crap on about a topic when they have no idea what they are talking about. Mainly the subject that grates on my nerves the most is politics. I love talking politics be it Australian or international. I love debating this...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2007

    Constantly.  People Belie...

    Constantly.  People believe things and they don't even know why...or they will argue a point based on something they heard but don't know if it's true.  Those are the same people who forward scam e-mails.  Just plain irritating.
    TrottingGodiva TrottingGodiva
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2007

    Dad

    A couple weeks ago, I had a couple of my old high school teachers come visit me at my house. I've been having a hard time with some things, and they just wanted to come see me and check up on me. When they got here, my dad came downstairs to greet them. I haven't been telling...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2007

    Even In Education

    It can happen even in school. A classmate of mine was evidently not getting the math of the course we are both in, and answered questions by guessing. Her hunch was that one of the multiple answers on a solve for x, y, z type problem had a 4 in the answer, but guessed at the...
    FluidMind FluidMind
    31-35, M
    2 Responses May 8, 2008

    But Even If You Don't...

    It's still ok to spout off as long as you include some kind of disclaimer. I usually go for something like I'm not an expert but in my opinion...or just for the sake of an example I'm going to pull some numbers out of thin air to clarify what I am trying to say...anything that...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    Jul 11, 2012

    I Fear For Tomorrow's Youth.

         The example of this that sticks out most in my head is something that happened in high school. I went to a high school that was in a very conservative neighborhood. Now, I have absolutely nothing against conservatives (in fact, I agree with some of their...
    marsofel marsofel
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2007

    Bulimia

    People always try to talk to me about it, and I sincerely appreciate their concern, really. But... Its not about looks Its not about guys Its not about glamour Its not about attraction Its not about self loathing Its not about beauty Its about control Its about me...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Feb 26, 2008

    The War and My Husband

      So, I’m going to talk about the war in Iraq and Afghanistan I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about the war and how some people think that its wrong and can’t be validated well that’s true it cant be validated no violence can but that doesn’t...
    hiswife09 hiswife09
    18-21
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2009
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