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February 26, 2003

We're Here, We're Not Particularly Loud, Get Used To It

"How can I let the introvert in my life know that I support him and respect his choice?

"First, recognize that it's not a choice. It's not a lifestyle. It's an orientation.

"Second, when you see an introvert lost in thought, don't say 'What's the matter?' or 'Are you all right?'

"Third, don't say anything else, either."

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Posted by mph at February 26, 2003 09:34 AM


The article definitely employs a humorous approach in addressing the topic to be sure.

However there are certain thoughtful questions to be posed and considered first.

They include:

1. What were the true intentions of the author when they researched, addressed and wrote about the specific topic?

2. What type of humor is it?

and then, depending on what the answers to those questions are:

3. How truly humorous is it for some?

For more concerning this, check out a recent blog post of mine regarding entitled "In Defense of Introversion".

Posted by: Morgan at February 27, 2003 11:14 PM