What Do You Know?

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  1. marinealways24 profile image60
    marinealways24posted 9 years ago

    Do You Know a Little, A Lot, Something, or Nothing?

    1. TrinaLynne profile image79
      TrinaLynneposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Considering that I haven't experience everything in this world I would say I know something.

  2. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    I know a little about a lot that really is only something about nothing.

    That clear for you marine wink

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Do you know what you know?

    2. lxxy profile image60
      lxxyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Simper fy!

  3. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 9 years ago

    Oh yes. I always know what I know. Seems the problem is others don't quite follow ...

    But if you want a serious answer. I know an awful lot about child development. That is what I do. And a good bit about logistics. I know a little about portuguese (the language). I know a fair bit about string and how much fun a ball of it can be. I have a credible knowledge about Bengal cats - probably as much if not more than a lot of folk that breed them. And I know nothing about SEO, why people gossip and why I don't like flying.

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Nice Answer

  4. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 9 years ago

    I know a lot about English history, English law - immigration, public law, and various minor areas.

    I know a bit about a collection of other things, and nothing about a vast array of things.

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I liked your answer as well. Do you know what you urge to know?

  5. William F. Torpey profile image76
    William F. Torpeyposted 9 years ago

    The more I learn the more I forget and the less I know -- I think.

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ha, Excellent. If the more you forget then the more you will remember after learning what you do not know, no?

      1. William F. Torpey profile image76
        William F. Torpeyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        These days, marinealways24, I have trouble remembering what it was I remembered.

        1. marinealways24 profile image60
          marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Lol, I think we have a lot in common. Then again, I'm assuming, so I don't really know. lol

    2. Mark Knowles profile image60
      Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Reminds me of a poster up in the nurse's break room at a hospital I used to work in.

      "They tell you that when you get old you will lose your mind......

      What they don't tell you is that you won't miss it." lol

      1. William F. Torpey profile image76
        William F. Torpeyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        That's a good one, Mark. At age 74, I can verify its accuracy!

  6. Vladimir Uhri profile image60
    Vladimir Uhriposted 9 years ago

    "I know that I know nothing"

    oops, I just did steal it from Socrates.

    But do we realize how much we do not know?

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Most of us do not realize how much we do not know because most of us only focus on what we do know.

      1. Vladimir Uhri profile image60
        Vladimir Uhriposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Marinealways24, It is very true.

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image80
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    I know alot about my culture and not enough about other peoples.
    I know a little about the American Civil War now ( I knew even less 2 mths ago).

    I dont like how the media reports mainly bad news,and seem to have this hypnotic affect on certain people.

    I wonder why people are afraid to show their feelings sometimes, and why in general there seems to be more anger today.
    As a human race collectively ,we are not so content with the simpler things in life any longer, and have developed this ideal of more is better , materials , achievements , status etc.

    I know how to make a great meal and make guests feel welcome.
    I know nothing about Communism,except that its not part of my Western Culture's democracy.
    Actually I know alot, and there is just as much I dont know about ! smile

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      All is well as long as you urge to know what you are yet to know.

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
        Eaglekiwiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        But...dont you have days ,when you just dont want to learn anything new.

        1. marinealways24 profile image60
          marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Yes!!!! Then I think I know that I am working against what I am yet to know. So any momemt that I prevent from learning what I urge to know, I may never see because I am wasting time to learn more of what I do not know.

  8. My Inner Jew profile image67
    My Inner Jewposted 9 years ago

    I know you are not a very good psychic and should not quit your day job

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Lol Excellent, Mr. Cleo is out of the question?

      1. My Inner Jew profile image67
        My Inner Jewposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        well now if you did the Jamaican accent and sang that song...i would put money in your hat

        1. marinealways24 profile image60
          marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          lol "that song" The Cops TV song ?

          1. My Inner Jew profile image67
            My Inner Jewposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            oh my no...youtube ms. cleo and thisone comes up with her in this jamaican outfit and she sings a song about herself.

            1. marinealways24 profile image60
              marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

              lol, think that one may have slipped by me. How could I have missed that?

              1. My Inner Jew profile image67
                My Inner Jewposted 9 years agoin reply to this

                well now if that one missed you...if you dress up like ms. cleo and dance like charlotte takes a tumble...then i will really put money in your hat (or shoes in this case, as you would have to change your shoes to dance on the table)

                1. marinealways24 profile image60
                  marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

                  Ha! There will be no dancing as I do not "know" how. unless drunk. Then I still do not know, I only think I know from drunken knowledge. lol

  9. SweetiePie profile image83
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    I know quite a bit about world history, and an extensive amount about Polynesian history in particular.  The parts of Polynesian history that I find most fascinating is Tahitian and Hawaiian culture.  I am still enthralled by the history of mutiny on the Bounty, and have read several books on the subject.  Captain Cook and William Bligh were fascinating men, and I have read several accounts about them.

  10. profile image0
    fierycjposted 9 years ago

    I know phony people piss me the hell off.

  11. profile image0
    \Brenda Scullyposted 9 years ago

    I know nothing............

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I know nothing as well. I'm glad that you and I know what we do not know. So we may truly know. You know.

    2. Lady_E profile image66
      Lady_Eposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Me too Brenda.  I'm still learning.......

  12. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 9 years ago

    Each day brings a new lesson and I am not done my journey as a student yet big_smile

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      The only scary thing is, before we die, we may never truly know what we urge to know. Yet, we will continue live with only what we know.

  13. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

    I don't spend much time thinking about what I know or don't know.  I just go with what I know, keep learning, and do a pretty good job remembering what I've learned.  I spend most of my "brain energy" concerned with what I am, what my own actions/beliefs are, and thinking about the people I love.  These things will be my legacy.  I know enough to know that what any of us knows doesn't count for all that much.    hmm

  14. Lisa HW profile image66
    Lisa HWposted 9 years ago

    "But...dont you have days ,when you just dont want to learn anything new."


    and yet, life keeps sending those little lessons.....

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
      Eaglekiwiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      life? or a helpless male lol ( j/k)

  15. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    I'm with Lisa, I don't consciously think about what I know or don't know, just prefer to go with the flow.

  16. moposan profile image49
    moposanposted 9 years ago

    unknown scares some people

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Agreed!!! I would say unknown scares the majority. But then again, I do not know.

  17. Vladimir Uhri profile image60
    Vladimir Uhriposted 9 years ago

    It tells me that you are young until you stop learning.
    He who do not read is not better than he who is blind. Who do not listen is not better than deaf. Regarding of talking I will stop here. Some people talk but never listen. Have you ever met one?

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Yes!!! Talking to someone who claims to know everything, you will only learn what they think they know. You will also learn how they refuse to see what they do not know.

      1. Vladimir Uhri profile image60
        Vladimir Uhriposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Now I know you are good and smart.

        1. marinealways24 profile image60
          marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

          No, quite the opposite. I have not enough education or money to earn our society's label of smart. I will settle for being dumb in my undying quest to know what I may never know.

          1. Vladimir Uhri profile image60
            Vladimir Uhriposted 9 years agoin reply to this

            Hey, my friend, wisdom and education are two different things.

            1. marinealways24 profile image60
              marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

              Thanks Vlad for the compliment of me knowing nothing! lol

  18. Eaglekiwi profile image80
    Eaglekiwiposted 9 years ago

    This morning
    My get up and go ,just got up and went lol

    1. marinealways24 profile image60
      marinealways24posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Where did it go?

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image80
        Eaglekiwiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Down the street,through the woods, beside the waterfall,ate a peanut candy bar ,wrote a poem, made friends with a stray dog..then home again..smile

  19. Hawkesdream profile image66
    Hawkesdreamposted 9 years ago

    I know that there is a lot that I would like to know, and a lot of what I would like to know, I do not know exists. I know that a lot that I do know, escapes me , and what I know ,I don't know I know. I know that you know that I know that you understand this! but do I know , am not really sure if  I know this or not.

    1. andromida profile image59
      andromidaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Well said.I know that maybe I understand or not understand.Feeling
      of knowing or not knowing is the key.hmm.

  20. marisuewrites profile image57
    marisuewritesposted 9 years ago

    I used to know what I thought I knew, then I found out I was wrong.  So now, I'm back to only thinking I know.

  21. marinealways24 profile image60
    marinealways24posted 9 years ago

    Excellent Response from everyone and a lot of wise words. Thank You. I know that everyone that responded to this has a mind that will often run in circles. lol Then again, it may be just my mind, then again, I do not know. I do know that we are all in the same boat until we choose to buy a bigger boat. Then, we are still in a boat.

  22. chukra G profile image55
    chukra Gposted 9 years ago

    i know a saying:

      unknown is an ocean,
       known is a drop,
      the one who knows himself,
      knows everything,

  23. profile image63
    logic,commonsenseposted 9 years ago

    I know that I don't know what I don't know but should know,but how do I know what I don't know what I know if I don't know. smile

  24. onthewriteside profile image62
    onthewritesideposted 9 years ago

    A wise man knows that he really knows nothing.  I guess I'm a jack of many trades, but a master of probably none.

 
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