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When individuals are young, they typically receive education from various sources, including their parents, the community, and the school system. However, certain individuals, regardless of whether they had access to education or not, may exhibit behaviors that indicate they may have been poorly educated. Users recently shared in an online forum things people do that make it seem they were poorly educated. Here are some of the most popular responses.

1. Shades of Grey

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“The inability to understand nuance. Everything’s very simple and easy to understand, and they think you’re mental if you try to describe the shades of grey,” someone said.

2. Making People Feel Inferior

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“Treating people who speak with an accent like they are ignorant or inferior. These people are communicating with you in a second language to them,” a user said.

3. Too Many Buzz Words

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A person said, “Using buzz words without knowing what they mean. Especially when you ask them to clarify what they are talking about, they continue regurgitating the same buzzwords.”

4. Refusing To Admit

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“A refusal to admit that you’re wrong or don’t know something. An inability to objectively analyze something (an article, an opinion, etc.),” someone said.

5. Unwillingness To Learn

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A user said,” I have talked to neighbors and coworkers that I thought were backward and unintelligent and been very surprised by their willingness to explain their position and listen to mine and reconsider and learn and maybe even research a little,” someone said.

6. Knowing it All

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“Claiming you know all about something advanced that requires years of teaching and practice (law, medicine, science, engineering) all because you watched a few YouTube videos that only confirmed your bias,” someone said.

7. Can’t Take Criticism

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“Not being able to handle criticism. I had rigorous training during my theses, and the humility you gain from that is invaluable,” someone said.

8. Like and Share

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“Anyone who likes and shares those stupid ‘Like and Share if u agree’ posts on Facebook, usually about sensitive topics or untrue stories and scenarios. Usually done for malicious reasons,” a user said.

9. Failing To Understand

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A person said, “Failing to understand that others have the same feelings as you do or assume that you are going through a certain life event is unique, and no one else in the world could ever understand or empathize.”

10. Thinking it Ends

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“Thinking education ends with a plaque or a certificate. The thirst for knowledge should be unquenchable,” a user said.

11. Lacking Respect

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A person said, “People who party without caring for their neighbors’ sleep. and I mean constant partying well over 2 am.”

12. Seeking Alignment

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“Believing everything you read that aligns with your mindset is true, while anything you don’t like to hear must be false,” a person said.

13. Lack of Critical Thinking

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A user said, “Lack of critical thinking skills. Education doesn’t guarantee critical thinking, but a lack of critical thinking almost always guarantees the person is poorly educated.”

15 Common Addictions Many People Struggle To Break

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When one thinks about addiction, their minds go straight to the heavy stuff like drugs and alcohol. Although those are some of the most common addictions, anything that keeps you from being the best you can be and changes you if you don’t get to act can be considered an addiction. People took to an online forum to share the addictions they struggle with the most. Here are some of the most popular answers. 15 Common Addictions Many People Struggle To Break

13 Ordinary Things You Never Knew Were so Dangerous

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As you go through life, you will encounter many things that are known to be dangerous. However, you’ll also be exposed to many things you believe to be safe, yet in reality, can be just as dangerous. Here are 13 everyday things you may not realize can be harmful. 13 Ordinary Things You Never Knew Were so Dangerous

10 Things People Have Done To Create a Better Version of Themself

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Sometimes it can be hard to know what next step you can take to best further your personal growth. One person asked on a popular online forum if others would share what things they either changed or started to do that helped them become better versions of themselves. Here are some of the best answers. 10 Things People Have Done To Create a Better Version of Themself

Life Events People Don’t Understand Until They Experience it Themself

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For most people, life throws some very difficult circumstances their way. It can be difficult for people in your life to relate to the things you’ve been through, as some experiences people can never truly understand unless they’ve experienced it for themself. Here are 11 life events you just can’t explain to another person unless they’ve been through a similar situation. Life Events People Don’t Understand Until They Experience it Themself

13 Everyday Things People Find To Be Extremely Gross

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We all have things that can give us the “ick” or make us feel gross if we hear, see, feel, or taste it. Some of these things we can all 100% agree are disgusting, while others may be debatable. Here are 13 completely normal things that many people find disgusting. 13 Everyday Things People Find To Be Extremely Gross

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