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I Admire Intellectuals

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    It Just Came Nurturally - From the time I was 16 or so, even though I detested high school and suffered terribly at the hands of peers, teachers and family, I knew my future lay in...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2011

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    Fascinating - it's fascinating to see what a brain is capable of, memorizing, being complex and full of real beauty and being fine.  the beauty of an intellectual mind. It...
    panther61 panther61 31-35, F Apr 3, 2010

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    Why Religion Should Be Eradicated From Society - The topic discussed in this essay is religion and why it should be erradicated from society. Religion is bad and it has done little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    Amartya Sen - Overnight, in answer to my own question, who are the moderns, I remembered Professor Sen. A true modern intellectual. I don't know a lot about him. I came upon his...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Oct 31, 2011

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    goldstein - friday 9 december 2011 I have to qualify my agreement with the statement made in the title of this group: I admire intellectuals. I have to say that it's a mixed bag. I...
    sehnen sehnen 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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    "socialism": One Of The Most Misused Words In America. - However, I found out that both liberals and conservatives misuse this word on daily basis. Since I don't want to explain...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M Dec 3, 2012

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    I Love Nerds - there is nothing more sexy in this life than an intellectual person. Having a conversation that goes beyond the weather and lets you end up at a 24/7 cafe...
    PrincessLulu PrincessLulu 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2010

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    Who Are The Moderns? - Are there any modern intellectuals? Or has our post-modern world taken over, rendering everything through lenses of celebrity and consumerism? Is it now...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 31, 2011

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    I admire people how are not afraid to be Themselves cause I think being you is what makes you you and different then everyone else^_^:)and what makes u amazing^_^:)
    Nyamal Nyamal 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Its not so much that i admire the people who are being themselves its more that i dislike people who are fake and superficial and pretentious.
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I can't really say I admire myself... so I will just say I admire people like myself as 'going your own way' can be very admirable but sometimes.. costly. I see allot of people who...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    In particular, I admire my boyfriend. Not only for the fact that he trusts me because I admire him for being a unique individual (cross-dresser), but also the fact that he has...
    takethispain takethispain 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Yes I do totally admire unusual people. and intellectual. To me being intellectual isn't knowing everything it's about being able to have a meaningful conversation that isn't...
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Intelligence, seriously is becoming 'rare' these days. Don't know what it is, my generation just falling flat on their faces?. More and more people I come across just lack it or...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I admire nurses, I think what they do is amazing. I always wanted to be a nurse, but I know I'm too stupid for that. So I will just admire them from afar.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Like how i look up to my father, my mother is also another role model. The thing i admire her the most is that she is open minded to a lot of things and has few hatred for rare and...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I do admire people who can keep clam in pretty much every situation. I am someone who has a hard time keeping calm, I don't know if it is the anxiety, or the hot-headed-woman in me...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I admire strong and confident women because I am one. I get my strengths from my parents, having children, college education, and stand up for what I believe as an American...
    momatfloridabeach momatfloridabeach 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I admire intelligence but if you want to be really intelligence, trust me you must read the thing you are interesting in because someone else is going to stole from you the...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I admire anyone who is willing to bare someones bottom and give them a good sound spanking when they need it most.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I can admire nudity without thinking of sex..... But my body does 😉. Of course, it does depend on the art.
    boadiccearose boadiccearose 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I especially admire people who adopt children from orphanages here in America. It annoys me when people act like they need to go to Africa or China to adopt....that's great and all...
    Orchid284 Orchid284 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I'm not entirely certain if I admire inner beauty. I think I have a different definition of beauty. Truth is beauty. Some people glow. It's painfully obvious that they are good...
    lucyyinthesky lucyyinthesky 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I admire it in a good way. Like if I like someone's perspective about life or the universe or people etc. I also like street smart as well because that's one hell of a defense in...
    LordOzymandias LordOzymandias 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I admire everyone and there privacy. Even my ex and her friends don't bother me when I'm doing this even tho I haven't seen them in a year or 2
    JayKai4433 JayKai4433 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I believe people who are witty and intelligent are more interesting to have a conversation with. Those who use slang such as "doe" come off to me as uneducated. I just admire when...
    Ginger135 Ginger135 16-17, F 9 Responses Mar 25

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    i admire people who adopt children even i love to adopt orphan children but im helpless now i cannot adopt because still im single.But i will adopt once i get married i want a wife...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    There is something very sweet and appealing about a man who is good with children. I know that being a good father is a lot of responsibility. It's hard work, and I admire any...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I really don't like when people are dishonest. I know there are sometimes when it is best not to tell someone the complete truth, but 99% of the time it is best to be completely...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm usually a very calm person, and I handle stress pretty well. You'd think I'd be able to keep calm in an emergency, but I'm not so sure I can. Last year my toaster caught on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    I do admire my Catholic mother. She had 17 children and was a great mother to all of her children. I want to thank my mother for all the love she has given to all of her children...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I admire firefighters. Anyone who is willing to risk their lives on a day to day basis just by going to work is a hero in my mind. Someone who is willing to run into a burning...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I do admire people who adopt children. There are so many children in the foster system that need good homes to, and people who open those homes up to, are good people in my book.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I am a fat admire , towards the female gainers here to ep , but I also like to make friendships too , I am not a jerk or a perve , I am very nice guy
    skyskiller83 skyskiller83 26-30, M Apr 7

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    To clarify: More like appreciate than admire, as a cooling breeze on a hot summer afternoon.
    WildBruce WildBruce 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    It's funny that I have always been aware of the fact that I really do admire and value intelligence, but it was last week that I noticed how much difference it makes when it comes...
    ladysmith ladysmith 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I do admire strong, confident women. I like to believe that I am a strong and confident woman, even though I am a submissive woman in the lifestyle. I believe that I can still be...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I totally adore and admire oriental beauty. I have been to many places here in America and overseas in the Far East as well. I love Thai women the best and have a good friend and...
    boobsandbrains boobsandbrains 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I really do admire her. Due to circumstances, we're not as close as I wish we were--both physically and emotionally. But God, do I love her so much - just the thought of her brings...
    HappyandSad20 HappyandSad20 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I admire all the beauty. I classify and I study it. But certain human faculties certainly have a special seat within that spectrum.
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    WILLPOWER! Determination… motivation… keeping going… believing in yourself… Willpower… nothing's gonna stop me! I think these days a lot of willpower is needed to keep...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is something I'm getting better at the older I get! :) But I truly admire the bravery and confidence it takes when someone is not afraid to be themselves, is not afraid to be...
    1234Ideclareathumbwar 1234Ideclareathumbwar 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    i admire the beauty of everyone. no matter the shape or size of the person, I'll always think they are beautiful. beauty comes in all different forms :)
    xhesikaxo xhesikaxo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You'll get more out of me if you remain calm. I look up too, and admire people that remain calm in any situation. You'll catch more bees with honey...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 18 hrs ago

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    Im almost half American indian and i can sometimes since the future since things in people and Extremily rarely dream the future. i think that's why i always loved the earth and...
    Returnoflordtyrant Returnoflordtyrant 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Akindheart - Extraordinary, tremendous, stupendous, prodigious, phenomenal, remarkable, exceptional; astounding, amazing, fantastic, breathtaking, staggering, unthinkable...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I've met so many people who are beautiful on the outside and become absolutely repulsive to me once I get to know them... and others who perhaps didn't get my attention right away...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Honestly, why pretend to be something or someone you aren't? There are few things more attractive and delightful than someone who is genuine. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    Being a good father is what makes a good man - a great one. A man who puts his children first is a gentleman who earns great respect.
    Stephanie2211 Stephanie2211 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I do like intellectual people wish I could keep up with them. I love hearing them talk and the few who can bring it down to my level are a joy, because I can learn from them. The...
    JustmeraeAgain JustmeraeAgain 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I believe discipline will shape and mold a person into the correct way of doing things in life. My dad's belt and my mother's paddle were teaching tools for me to do what is right...
    momatfloridabeach momatfloridabeach 41-45, F 19 Responses Mar 16