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February 26, 2003

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

Posted by Mike on February 26, 2003 9:34 AM

"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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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:

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

  • What type of humor is it?

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

  • 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