ignorance

Professionals Share Their Best 'It Doesn't Actually Work Like That Though' Experiences
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A lot of people seem to have a lot of assumptions about the way the world works, and a lot of us don't have any experience to back up those assumptions.

Whether it's assuming that there absolutely must be another box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch in the back of the store that they can have if they can only convince the poor teenager stocking shelves, or that a photo editor will be able to magically make your blurry, pixellated photo look amazing, there's a lot of things people seem to think are true about different fields that just aren't.

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People Explain Which Things They Wish They'd Never Learned
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Many people live by the mantra that ignorance is bliss.

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Americans Explain What The Rest Of The World Isn't Ready To Hear Yet
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America is in the know about a few things.

I know it seems we're crazy and hostile.

That doesn't mean clueless or blind.

Say what you will but the one thing we're not is naive.

We're blunt. Just roll with it.

Redditor Tell_me_why- wanted everyone to sit down, take a deep breath and listen to some hard truths. They asked:

"Americans, what is the rest of the world not ready to hear?"
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We are living in an age of information, where thousands of published articles with millions of words are flying by our eyes at such a rate anyone not born within the last 50 years would have a heart attack knowing how much free knowledge is available.

And then there are people who maybe didn't pay attention in reading class and didn't quite understand the assignment. It's not enough to read something, you need to think critically about it, and have the skills and processing power to understand what's being presented to you.

Still, it's funny to read about all the dummies you might come across.

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People Around The World Confess Which Historical Events Their Country Won't Speak About
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Just because people are patriotic, it doesn't mean they are embarrassed or ashamed about a specific historic event in their country.

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