It’s Likely Better to Be Weird Than Normal

See here for the Finnish version: On todennäköisesti parempi olla outo kuin normaali

As far as I can see, calling someone weird usually has a negative tone. However, if we take a look at why this is so, it turns out maybe it shouldn’t be the case at all.

When a person or something they do is thought to be weird, what is that all about anyway? While I neither can nor will try to write a complete psychological analysis on the subject, I will say this much: What appears to cause the feeling of weirdness is when something appears alien and not what we are accustomed to. People often shun such things and can even feel that they are somehow wrong. Thus, it is often not a good thing to get called weird. Continue reading

Advertisements