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I Admire Unusual And Intellectual People

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    I have always like people

    who are outside the conventional norm. I have above average intelligence but I love being and talking with people that are smarter than me. Some of my favorite people are Jack Kerouac, Jim Morrison, Edgar Allan Poe, Albert Einstein, and numerous others.
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T 1 Response Nov 15, 2014

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    Particle<Atom<Molecule

    Nothingness is potential energy, while everything is an expression of kinetic energy. Energy is matter sped up... Matter is energy slowed down... Our bodies are made of matter; our souls made of energy. Think about it...
    Kidofthejungle Kidofthejungle 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    I went to a group meditation we shared at the

    end just one person made me open my eyes and stare not the handsome one but the one that made me think I love intellect
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 3 Responses May 10

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    They can give you many ideas

    that will makes your day up, they are different, so ,they will make a different nice universe for you.
    Psage90 Psage90 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    It's true. A real intellectual can be very cool

    and aloof on one hand and then so disarmingly sweet that you forget how a moment ago you felt like the thickest brick on the planet. I love the lofty thinker! The awkward small talker! The open hearted!
    Ophelia13 Ophelia13 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I have always wanted to know what it is like to

    be "normal" , so this year I tried. I tried watching the television shows I hear people talking about, listening to the music played on the radio, dressing like other woman my age in my area, and just generally trying to fit it with the society where I live. It didn't last long...
    Letmenurseyou Letmenurseyou 46-50, F 10 Responses Jan 31, 2014

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    The unusual draws me in

    and the intellect makes me stay!
    khewster khewster 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    lets consider just the Unusuals.

    . I like to watch them, read about them, get into their head and see its functionalities which is responsible for their actions. its like watching a psychopath film. I want to make films about them. To mention few Jeffrey Dahmer, Andrei Chikatilo etc. What made them non human is...
    olimurugavel olimurugavel 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 6

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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 narrow minded. I love people that don't know they are unusual because that's when they truly are. I had a girl the other day that came into my...
    Renezra Renezra 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    I admire my coworker

    who is good at everything. It takes more than just conviction to be who he is. I admire him because he helps me challenge myself and raise my own bar.
    tejaswini4588 tejaswini4588 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    In solitude the mind gains strength

    and learns to lean upon itself.
    gbd81694 gbd81694 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    I once owned a frog named Willy.

    He was a special special special frog. Willy could get very silly. That is all.
    Johnnyrotten1 Johnnyrotten1 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    My son would not participate in school.

    He was too socially awkward. He bucks authority that has no real superiority other than mere rank. He did not conform. I do not conform either, but I put more value in the education I wanted. He reads voraciously though. I managed to enroll him in GED classes at age 17. He had...
    parttimefreak parttimefreak 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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    Strange people surprise you.

    Intellectuals inspire you to action. There are people who interest me greatly, and draw my admiration.
    Desartes Desartes 22-25, F 1 Response May 11, 2014

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    Yes, I like the unusual

    and quirkiness but that doesn't amount to psychopaths and perversion. I am attracted to intelligent people because I am a curious cat and forever willing to learn something new.I like the company of intelligent minds as they always provide the opportunity to expand the horizon.I...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    My colleague So kind,

    seeming joyful and generous. She smiles , and is welcoming to everyone she meets, never unfriendly but sometimes pensive in thinking. I wonder what pain such a kind heart like hers has been through? Often the kindest hearts have experience a lot of pain. I wonder...
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    I tend to gravitate toward those

    who have been rejected by society because I have also become somewhat of a "reject". Society teaches us that there is a "normal" and that if you do not fit into that "normal," then you either a.) conform to society, or b.) get rejected. Society is a cruel, cruel place.
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Why is it that I can have these great

    conversations on here but Find no one where I live or work with that I can physically talk to who can provide the same type of stimulating conversation. This is not the type of existance I desire. Have only virtual friends. Ug so frustrating!!
    Borinquen Borinquen 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 15

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    Usually an intellectual person has a different

    pattern of thought than other people which will draw you to them, and trust me anyone who can change the way you think to the better is a golden ticket. Thinking is life. And changing the way of thinking is life changing.
    Offing Offing 18-21, F Mar 8, 2014

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    I have always had a strong affinity

    for those who are naturally inclined to express themselves creatively & intellectually in a graceful; classy manner that goes against the grains of convention. As the child of two artists, my catharsis has always been visual art. It's my language, my identity. Whenever I can...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2014

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    Johnnyrotten1 Johnnyrotten1 36-40, M 16 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    Crushes are people to whom you are like"ok,

    I am going to like you for 1 month because I believe your cuteness will bore me by then." We, "admirers","like" special people, special friends and don't have crush on them.
    Maaren Maaren 16-17, M Nov 20, 2014

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    nohopekid nohopekid 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    Rides The Bus Again

    If only the fair to ride the bus was your story,,. Any given time look closely at the people sharing your commute, I have an unusual perspective, I see stories and experiences instead of faces. I took a ride recently just for fun and there was a nice mix of very interesting...
    sadfish sadfish 31-35, M 5 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    The beautiful thing about humans is

    that we are all unique. Some people just hide it, trying to blend in with the world, but they should embrace their unique traits! Intelligence is a very admirable quality, and I think people are more intelligent than they realize and express.. You can also improve intellectually...
    dollghost dollghost 26-30, F 2 Responses May 16, 2014

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    I love going to place with like minded people

    and drink a good imported beer and talk about life. I love talking to others that have experienced a lot and very different. I hate going to clubs where I hear popular music and everyone is twerking and getting into fights because they are drunk. I have been to many of those...
    kymikal kymikal 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2014

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    I have met a few in my time.

    I think the most interesting was Sir Isaiah Berlin who I regard as the Intellectuals' intellectual.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2014

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    I have been attracted to lyricists

    that are multi-talented, especially if they are poets, artists, activists, and pursue as many different opportunities to participate in interesting activities as possible. I have been incredibly into Perry Farrell, Trent Reznor, Maynard James Keenan, and Morrissey for quite some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 20

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    Sometimes people who are intelligent are

    considered unusual because of they way they think and process the world. I love learning about those people and what makes their brains go.
    beenhereb4 beenhereb4 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    The best...unusual is gooood.

    Intellect is goooood.I would love to be surrounded by people like that.
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    sincerelybritty sincerelybritty 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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    Be brave, be beautiful

    and be as strong as nature ... complex but grounded with routes so deep and set. Take the chance sometimes! Do what is right for you.
    Euphorialbeauty23 Euphorialbeauty23 22-25, F Dec 2, 2014

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    Every time I go to school I see the same 20

    people over and over again like it's video game recycling the same character model to save time in development. I don't get why people all strive to be this one generic "perfect" person they think is so cool but its really getting old. I prefer to talk to the less popular people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Two words. Alan Turing.

    Probably one of the most brilliant and unusual people.
    AmyPond11th AmyPond11th 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Boredom

    Plain and simple, I get bored with 'normal'. I sort of feel like a collector of peculiar people. The misfits if you will. Those that look at the world differently. I'm different. I'm weird and odd and sometimes awkward. How could I fit in with normies? Lol. But, I appreciate...
    kbetweens kbetweens 26-30, F 13 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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    i love intellect i find it very attractive

    People that read and talk about good books That think aloud and share That make me think.... well and if its attractive outside then the full package
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6

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    CertainUncertainty CertainUncertainty 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2014

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    Sapiosexual, I believe the word is called

    for an intelligence kink. I love a smarty pants.
    KaskadingKoquette KaskadingKoquette 26-30, F 12 Responses Apr 3, 2014

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    Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

    We live in a society where it is the done thing to conform, to fit in with the sterotype that is commonplace, the normwhich is why I admire unusual and intellectual people - their uniqueness, their confidence, there life-stories, interests and commentaries - I find them...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F Jun 14, 2012

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    How come society makes us feel bad

    for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are wicked and no BS censorship either.
    YouKnowItMakesSense YouKnowItMakesSense 31-35, M Nov 28, 2014

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    Problem being they become harder

    and harder to find. Give me an intellectual anyday I am tired of the boring and mundane.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 27, 2014

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    I find when you come across things

    that are certainly not the 'norm' or the daily occurrence, I feel it's refreshing. I love intelligence and I'm attracted to it, it shows a certain... Mental strength that I adore and I'd like to think I have that in myself too. New and unexpected experiences meeting people who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    These people are few

    and far between, i have been fortunate to meet unusual and intellectual people trust me this is a combination that draws you in whether you want it or not they are fascinating on all levels and one man i met almost (as drastic as this sounds) became like a drug he was so off the...
    Jazmine24 Jazmine24 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2014

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    My kid draws the most hilarious pictures.

    I am usually laughing too hard to get upset about him drawing in school when he's suppose to be listening. Anatomically, his pictures are fascinating (not this one--it's pretty tame). He depicts people as these amorphous hybrids that are absolutely bizarre. No doubt they...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    What makes someone unusual

    and intellectual? These are both traits that are in the eye of the beholder in some sense, right? I mean if something unusual is out of the norm, define normal. Is it something you don't see everyday? Also there are so many different types of intelligence, some that are more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 4

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