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Teoh wrote:
> > Telling people that
> > I invent languages does not, on the whole, seem to be a course of action
> > that would enhance my social status.
>[snip]
>
>Personally, I've come to realize that, at least for me, social status
>means very little. I wouldn't force myself to be someone I'm not just for
>the sake of recognition or acceptance. I don't go around proclaiming my
>odd interests; but I don't take offense when laughed at for them, either.
>

To each his own, but for me, I experienced quite enough rejection as a kid
that I'm perfectly willing to bend a little in order to be accepted. I don't
see it as "being someone I'm not" (how could I?), but as think of it as
thinking a bit about what aspects of myself I chose to display.

                                                         Andreas

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