Welcome to Inkbunny...
Allowed ratings
To view member-only content, create an account. ( Hide )
PeachClover

Most Nights I Wish They'd Just Fall Off

There is a scene in MLP:FM where ponies ask Twilight what a device does, she happily answers explaining not only what it does but how, then they turn to Spike and ask the same question getting a very basic answer because they did not understand Twilight even though everything that Spike says was part of what Twilight said.

This is my fucking life - all of it.

Just the other night, two local Furs who do not get out often, vocally wondered why they were popular, I explained that they were kind and agreeable: they did not make arguments and they did not take sides when arguments arose.  There was an unhappy silence for just a moment before the person sitting next to me said, "Let's just say you have class."  I don't understand why it is so bad to tell the truth.  Saying a person has class leaves too much unclear.

I mean no offense to him, but there is someone I've been talking to for a long time that makes me want to cry because I've been trying to help him understand many things in life, so I speak the core of that wisdom and he does not understand because I have answered all of the questions at once rather than each one at a time.  In the end I am not wrong, because when he does figure out his specific problem I point out how his answer is a different wording of what I have already said.  

If you don't understand how the above could happen, consider the following example scenario: all ferrets are weasels, not all weasels are ferrets, and I was talking about care for pet weasels, where he wanted advice for his pet ferret.

Friend has problem or asks question, I give advice/answer, advice/answer is not understood, and I suffer because of continuing dissatisfaction.  This is how it is for just about everyone with whom I communicate.  

I dare to dream of a time and place where I will be understood.
Viewed: 14 times
Added: 5 years, 2 months ago
 
Spectravixen
5 years, 2 months ago
*pat pat*
DraculJOSHI
5 years, 1 month ago
Wisdom cannot be shared, just earned. You can't put an orange into an eggcup after all.
the art of being a wiseman is, using your intelligence to word somwthing you understood with your wisdom in a way  it can be understood with less. This however is so difficult, that most wise people just remain silent and have the others figure their stuff out by themself.
New Comment:
Move reply box to top
Log in or create an account to comment.