I Am a Contrarian

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    I Have A Contrarian Streak

    Contrarian thinking is one of the major undercurrents of my personality. I alternate between conventionality and contrarianism from time to time. The contrarian phases, however, define a lot of my actions and have been responsible for many of my past actions. My parents told me...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2011


    What a philosophical conundrum!  Of course, a true contrarian would never join this group!  :-) I think I'm a limited contrarian.  When I see a street labeled "One Way", I normally feel no desire to drive the wrong way on it; I don't particularly want to...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Jun 13, 2008

    From Birth

    My grandma looked after me quite a bit when I was younger, and her nickname for me was John Arthur Opposite....I always used to disagree just for the sake of it apparently, and 40 years later I am still pretty much the same! Anyone fancy a heated debate?
    mikemcneil mikemcneil
    51-55, M
    16 Responses Feb 15, 2008

    That's Right, I Disagree With You.

    Whatever your position is on something, chances are good that I disagree with you.
    ag123 ag123
    25 Responses Feb 8, 2008

    Haha...i'm Such An Idiot

    i thought contrarian was some sort of ethnic group....i just looked up the definition today....i feel so stupid
    antiyou antiyou
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2008
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