common sense

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  1. mom101 profile image60
    mom101posted 8 years ago

    One hears a lot of people refer to it. But what is it? What are the symptoms? Is it fictional?

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      common sense is a sense that is very much uncommon to the common people.

      1. mom101 profile image60
        mom101posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I like that

        1. richtwf profile image60
          richtwfposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Ditto

  2. richtwf profile image60
    richtwfposted 8 years ago

    Yes I like that statement very much Saleheen, and maybe they should stop calling it common sense if the majority of us - the commoners - don't have that faculty.

    If it's no longer common then why should we call it common sense; we should perhaps start a campaign to call it uncommon sense and begin teaching this lost art of common sense, until it does become common again - then it can truly be called common sense.

    Thanks for posting this topic and great answer Saleheen.

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      thnx, thnx for your mail

  3. defcon4 profile image55
    defcon4posted 8 years ago

    AAAAH Common Sense, I like the Uncommon Common Sense Movement... It can be seen everyday, society is loosing the 6th Sense...Yes richtwf we need a Campaign, a Movement,,,but is the world ready for it???
    Great Topic!

    1. mom101 profile image60
      mom101posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Let's give it a whirl.  Im going now to post a forum. The movement, the UCS Movement.  .......Let's go to the Hub.

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    Home Girlposted 8 years ago

    We all like to think that it is our neighbor, who does not have it.

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      DoorMattnomoreposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol In my case, my neighbor, and sister in law...truly does not have it.

      1. saleheensblog profile image60
        saleheensblogposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ha ha ha

  5. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    hmm maybe common sense is the agreed upon correct way of doing things, but other people if they don't follow that agreed upon way of responding to things are called people with no "common sense". I think that most scientists have no common sense hehehehe.

    1. mom101 profile image60
      mom101posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      so true

  6. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 8 years ago

    Common sense is looking both ways and making sure there are no cars coming before you cross the road.  Common sense is not sticking your finger into a pot of boiling water to see if it's hot enough.  Common sense is not using your curling wand in the shower.  Common sense is not driving after you've been drinking.  Common sense is avoiding obviously stupid things.  I guess whether you have it or not depends entirely on how you define the obviously stupid.  I suppose it's subjective, although it really shouldn't be. Some people think it's great fun to ride their motorcycles without a helmet, down the white line, between two lanes of traffic, at 100 miles per hour, or to have unprotected sex, or to jump out of airplanes at 10,000 feet.

  7. wilderness profile image98
    wildernessposted 8 years ago

    Whatever it is it used to be common, but now it's just fictional.

 
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