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Frustrating Times People Didn't Understand Basic Stuff

Once you get down to it, it becomes pretty clear why things are in the state they are. We live in a world where on any given day you just might hear someone say the dumbest thing you've ever heard. Things get especially hairy when people have vastly different preconceptions about the nature of reality. What's worse is when people say absurd things in complete seriousness, cause that means their gonna be defensive about their misconceptions.

Frustrating times people said dumb things and didn't understand basic stuff
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Absurd Medical Misconceptions Professionals Have Witnessed

On one hand, it's baffling that some really dumb medical patients refuse to pay close enough attention to understand how their own body works, especially in a life-threatening situation. On the other hand, since doctors exist, it makes some sense that regular people shouldn't be expected to automatically know everything about medicine. On the third hand, the reality that a grown adult might think their lost arm will grow back is as startling as it is disappointing. Wait, that's three hands. Well, case in point.

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Everyday Misconceptions People Still Believe

For whatever reason, there are a few common misconceptions that are way too persistent. After mountains of evidence to the contrary, your uncle will still sit at the dinner table and proudly proclaim an untrue "fact" in complete seriousness. Even complete strangers will still come up to you and insist certain laws are true when they don't actually exist.

Untrue misconceptions | Back2Bach 18.7k points 3 days ago Lightning never strikes twice same place fact does, and frequently don't want be there happens.
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Common Misconceptions People Still Believe

If you're like anyone else, you probably have a bunch of inaccurate BS just banging around in your head. Here are some common myths you might still believe. If these make you feel dumb and you'd like to feel like you know even less, here are facts that feel way too obvious after hearing them.

Misconceptions people still believe | posted by CapaxInfini Goldfish have short term memory. Actually goldfish can remember things up year.
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Common Misconceptions People Hate Hearing Repeated As Fact

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share those known misconceptions that they're tired of hearing other people repeat as fact. Some people really need to fact check themselves before they share information with others, and act like it's the undeniable truth. 

A collection of misconceptions that people are tired of hearing as fact | blackboard with chalk writings on it. Einstein failed math. Nope, he didn't, he top class.
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17 Popular Misconceptions People Wish Would Go Away

Some pieces of trivia can stick around in cultural consciousness for way too long, especially if they're untrue. It can be tempting to repeat a myth just because it sounds shocking and "unbelievable." There are oodles of misconceptions that people have about the past and future that just never seem to die.

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16+ Misused Popular Quotes That Are Total BS

People use figures of speech to justify stupid behavior all the time. That's not to mention the ones we straight up use wrong. Here are some sayings that are misused, misquoted, or just plain dumb.

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