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Originally posted by unworldly
The most interesting thing I notice, time and time again, about others who claim to be unique and different, is that they're all so... common and unremarkable.
Originally posted by aramarys
I hate making myself feel un-intelligent, and selfish.. But here i go.
I had a rough time growing up.. Never had a father, and i dropped out of school 2 years earlier. I have taken sat tests and know my IQ is above average as well. Yet i cant help having this feeling that no one understands me?.. im 22 right now, and ever since i turned 20 i feel like everything i see, and everything i do is because i want it to be this way. Im so confused and question this reality we live in on a daily basis. I feel almost as if this is a world i created for myself. I live on a day to day basis, and it will continue to be so untill i see fit.
It makes me feel unbelievably selfish to think im at the center, because i know im no different then the person next door. Yet i cant get over this feeling that there's more to being me, being alive, why im here.. I know im different, but i just cant seem to figure this out...
Am i the only person who feels this way? Please don't be upset at the things i've said.. I don't mean any harm by what i have said.. I just can't figure out.. why i feel different...
Thank you, and i apologize if anything i said offends anyone...
I agree ego, in the form of self centeredness can be detrimental. Unfortunately being aware and connected into something greater than yourself does make a person unique among the general population and that IS a sad state of affairs
Originally posted by Destiny777
reply to post by NoRegretsEver
It amazes me how many people choose to create these differences among themselves to either make themselves feel more special, or superior in some sense.
Just because you are in touch with your emotions and have had interesting experiences does NOT make you different, it merely make you aware and CONNECTED into something GREATER than yourself.
People's inherent need to feel "special," so that their egos are catered to at all times, is going to be the final straw that breaks this world...
Originally posted by Q2IN2Y
I have the power of the universe on my side.
Originally posted by starsyren
I've never thought myself "more special" or "superior" to other people, as others here have misinterpreted.