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I Admire Unusual And Intellectual People

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    Is there such a thing

    as being intellectually raped in your view? And if so, would that be a form of plagiarism?
    daddyATOM daddyATOM 41-45, M 2 Responses May 25

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    The unusual draws me in

    and the intellect makes me stay!
    khewster khewster 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    I wouldn't say admire,

    more so enjoy. I enjoy conversations with the unusual and intellectual because they provide different insight. It helps to avoid tunnel vision. :)
    SuitsNCigars SuitsNCigars 18-21, M Feb 10

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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

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    Nothing better than a slightly eccentric ,

    innovative, and creative person. I don't like spending time around banal, bland people. It's just something I shy away from.
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F Aug 29

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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 14 Responses Nov 6, 2013

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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 8 Responses Aug 27

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    Weird Is Good Too!

    Admiration May Abound.
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F Aug 10

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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 3 Responses Nov 30, 2011

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    The best...unusual is gooood.

    Intellect is goooood.I would love to be surrounded by people like that.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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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 3 Responses May 16

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    Douglas Hofstadter is one of those people,

    he has some interesting ideas regarding analogies and abstraction. If that kind of thing fills your bucket. Please check these lectures (my favorite ones) (1) Analogy as the Core of Cognition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8m7lFQ3njk (2) The Nature of Categories and...
    dactylion dactylion 26-30 1 Response Aug 21

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    Governance structuring societal functions (or

    dysfunctional) and the behavioural mean of output expressive of opinion, is human modality that varies. From contact zero, so to speak, factors of your own felt experience or historical primordial data, which ever the translated political narrative is. I Believe that when...
    Arkhana Arkhana 31-35, M Aug 10

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    I believe that everyone has many beautiful

    things, unusual intellectual people are very special. It is really worth to get a long debate with them.
    Psage90 Psage90 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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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.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Oct 8

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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

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    Unusual people are the ones I admire the most.

    when someone can make an intelligent remark or have a unique perspective on life it makes the conversations so much better.
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    The boy in my English class last year.

    Smart, quirky, and a great sense of humor. One of the quietest, most awkward people in class but when he came up with a joke, everyone could hear him when he'd share it. However goofy and always getting into shenanigans, he was very intelligent. I always wanted to say something...
    Saudabell Saudabell 16-17, F Jun 27

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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

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    Not only do I admire unusual

    and intellectual girls, but it's great when they have an unusually big forehead. It makes me think they are a hybrid.
    daddyATOM daddyATOM 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    The Way To A Man's Heart Ladies all I know I on

    this subject is that the way to a man's heart is not a linear path. No. There are several pit stops along the way and no 2 maps are exactly the same.
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Not everyone fits into those pigeonholes.

    Not everyone is comfortable with the status quo. Not everyone looks a regular person.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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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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    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 have been doing a lot of reading stories

    and commenting on interesting subjects. It occoured to me that many of the stories that are being written today are of much better and of a higher caliber than many stories that i have read in the past. That having been said I also noticed that a really large number of...
    aniowagirl aniowagirl 66-70, F Aug 10

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    It's a world of sheep we live in

    and plently line up like cattle. It's difficult to see, but everytime I meet an interesting soul. The world seems to get a little brighter. They are the people who are strong enough to be different. To add color to a seemingly black and white world.
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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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 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 13 Responses Jan 31

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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 2 Responses May 11

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    Mister Rogers

    What I admire most about Mister Rogers was his incredible sincerity. I think that I'm very good with children one on one, but if there is an adult present, there is a tendency to use my discourse with the child to communicate to that adult. ("Aren't naïve little children...
    Uncleleo Uncleleo 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    I am unusual and intellectual

    and I like finding others like me. I like to find 'gifted' people or those with a specialty, a talent. I would love to hear yours.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    My dendrites fire in the wrong direction,

    and my "reptilian" brain is more logical and reasonable than my frontal lobe. It makes the gamma rays on the radiation spectrum, very tasty.
    daddyATOM daddyATOM 41-45, M 1 Response May 19

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    sincerelybritty sincerelybritty 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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    CertainUncertainty CertainUncertainty 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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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

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    People who are unique

    and different and like to bend the spectrum of normal are so cool to me. They are the pioneers who are making it okay to be yourself
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Governance structuring societal functions (or

    dysfunctional) and the behavioural mean of output expressive of opinion, by the population, is human modality that varies, is sub-produce, etc... From contact zero, so to speak, factors of your own felt experience or historical primordial data, which ever the translated...
    Arkhana Arkhana 31-35, M Aug 10

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    The Unusual

    Most Intelligent people are unusual, for instance Einstein wore women's high heels, not because he was gay but that they were shoes. So he wore them. Majority of famous painters were all very strange people, example would be Da Vinci, Van Gogh and Dali. Beethoven was deaf...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 13 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    Intelligence is one of those hard-to-define

    qualities, which fall into the category of ‘things you know when you see. Fortunately, many attempts have been made to quantify intelligence, and we've begun to discover patterns, suggesting links between intelligence and certain characteristics. Unusual and intellectual...
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Sapiosexual, I believe the word is called

    for an intelligence kink. I love a smarty pants.
    MadamCascade MadamCascade 26-30, F 13 Responses Apr 3

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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

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    Admire is a strong word,

    like, I like unusual and intellectual people.
    SeanJohnston SeanJohnston 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I get along best with people like me.

    Being able to hold a decent conversation is important to me. It seems difficult to find people like this IRL. If you're out there, please send me a sign of life.
    Dutchess68 Dutchess68 46-50 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I have to admire unusual

    and intellectual people—I am them!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 6

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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

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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 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I love people who are extraordinary.

    In my opinion, people who are unusual or intellectual are really awesome to be around! Some people might call them unusual, or maybe even odd, but I don't... I admire them for their uniqueness. For example, I have a couple of friends who are absolutely brilliant. They are...
    lifeisatest lifeisatest 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    I think it's nice to someone

    as "unusual" and intellectual as me. Sooo if you fit the description and aren't not a total creep, message me or something :D
    TheAmazingDereck TheAmazingDereck 13-15, M 3 Responses Jun 2

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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

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    Intellectuals floor me in the same way pretty

    guys capture other women. I would've happily been Professor Robert Reich's love slave---all 4'11" of him. It's one of my weaknesses; once I discover a person's interested in philosophy, physics, literature or advanced math, I'm immediately in awe---and a tad intimidated.
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 23

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    It is refreshing to have an open minded conversation with someone. Whatever background we come from, or whatever our beliefs are, an open mind is a commonality we have.
    3Dogmatic 3Dogmatic 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 27

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