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#1    danielost

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:53 AM

I want to see what others say before I put my two cents worth in.  So make a post.  I will guve my answer in a day or two.

I am a Mormon.  If I don't use Mormons believe, those my beliefs only.
I do not go to church haven't for thirty years.
There are other Mormons on this site. So if I have misspoken about the beliefs. I welcome their input.
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Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:05 PM

Normal is what everyone agrees it is.

I am a Mormon.  If I don't use Mormons believe, those my beliefs only.
I do not go to church haven't for thirty years.
There are other Mormons on this site. So if I have misspoken about the beliefs. I welcome their input.
I am not perfect and never will be. I do strive to be true to myself. I do my best to stay true to the Mormon faith. Thanks for caring and if you don't peace be with you.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 01:42 PM

Normal is relative.

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 04:09 PM

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:11 AM

I personally don't think there is a "normal" out there because what is normal to one person may be extreme to another and vice versa. Normal is what society want's us to think and be like....But if I had to give a definition of the word "Normal" it would be just to be yourself :)

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:21 AM

View PostK_Bonita, on 28 February 2013 - 03:11 AM, said:

I personally don't think there is a "normal" out there because what is normal to one person may be extreme to another and vice versa. Normal is what society want's us to think and be like....But if I had to give a definition of the word "Normal" it would be just to be yourself :)

As I said normal is what the group agrees too.  What is normal for you, isn't what's normal for your famile, or your town.

I am a Mormon.  If I don't use Mormons believe, those my beliefs only.
I do not go to church haven't for thirty years.
There are other Mormons on this site. So if I have misspoken about the beliefs. I welcome their input.
I am not perfect and never will be. I do strive to be true to myself. I do my best to stay true to the Mormon faith. Thanks for caring and if you don't peace be with you.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:45 AM

Oh...well I would say it's some type of behaviour that this group of people are expecting from the individual.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:34 AM

To me 'normal' is probably what society classifies something as.

Not fitting the 'normal' mold though makes a person a damn sight more interesting unless of course they're an acting pedo etc where their actions hurt someone/ thing else.

I actually believe the word normal can be damaging to a persons psych, especially a child's.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:39 AM

"I'm normal. If you handle things differently, you are not." I think that is how lots of people see this. As a jurist, however, I can definitely say what is normal, i.e. the norm; a judically defined standart.


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Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:28 PM

Normal as has been said is what a certain group expects of others in society.Since i started training people a few years back what most consider a fighter boxer/mma to be a ignorant,brutish,self absorbed ego maniac.However this is not the case at all.Out of about 20 people i train i have a veterinarian,accountant,RN,and several others who are more educated and well mannered than your average person walking down the street.Normal is just the current trend at the time of what people think others should be.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 01:59 AM

"Normal" is what is typical.


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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:33 PM

I am normal.

Everybody else is an idiot.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

I'm not normal. I have been consistently told this throughout my life. :w00t:

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 03:38 PM

View PostAbramelin, on 02 March 2013 - 12:33 PM, said:

I am normal.

Everybody else is an idiot.

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I'm an idiot.

Everyone else is normal.

No wait, actually I think I'm dyslexic. :hmm:


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Posted 03 March 2013 - 01:30 AM

While I may not be able to readily identify "normal", I'm pretty good at being able to identify "not normal" when I see it.

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