Introversion - Jonathan Rauch writes about introversion. I reckon this puppy is gonna shoot up blogdex. It's far too precious, too funny, and (alas) too true for a red-blooded blogger to pass up.
Extroverts are easy for introverts to understand, because extroverts spend so much of their time working out who they are in voluble, and frequently inescapable, interaction with other people. They are as inscrutable as puppy dogs. But the street does not run both ways. Extroverts have little or no grasp of introversion. They assume that company, especially their own, is always welcome. They cannot imagine why someone would need to be alone; indeed, they often take umbrage at the suggestion. As often as I have tried to explain the matter to extroverts, I have never sensed that any of them really understood. They listen for a moment and then go back to barking and yipping.
I bet a majority of bloggers are introverts. Or at least, a majority of the people who write blogs about politics, systems, and things.

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