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I really want to watch this movie but it's not being released in Houston =(

It has Jemaine Clement in it!

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Feb. 23rd, 2008

My favorite class this semester is definitely philosophy of science with professor Sansom. I had him last year for intro to philosophy, and I was really excited to take another class from him because he is an awesome professor. He seems to try to keep his classes small to facilitate class discussions. This is something I never thought I'd miss from high school....I shudder to remember the graded discussions we had in the AP English classes. But now that I'm in college and most of my classes are held in huge lecture halls where discussion is rarely possible, I seem to jump at the opportunity to participate in those few smaller classes like Dr. Sansom's. It's really something I never thought I had in me. In his classes I participate just as much, if not more, than the other students. And Dr. Sansom usually approves of what I say, so I guess I make good points, too. I've discovered that he and my classmates seem to think of me as opinionated, outspoken, and even...confident(?) about what I have to say. This is so strange to me, because I'm actually really shy! I'm certainly aware of my nervousness signals when I'm talking in class: I don't make eye contact, I speak softly and slowly, and my hands shake (I gesture with my hands, so I thought this would draw attention to their shaking). Maybe all that isn't as obvious as I think it is.

I do think the classes I've taken with Dr. Sansom really have helped improve my confidence. It's helped me become better at speaking up in public, articulating myself, justifying my ideas, and *gasp* disagreeing with people without feeling terribly insecure. While there I feel transformed from my usual meek, timid, passive rachel-self into Philosopher Rachel. (Hehe.) It's nice.

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I have this same type thing on facebook, but it came out differently.


My Personality
Neuroticism
62
Extraversion
8
Openness To Experience
79
Agreeableness
95
Conscientiousness
31
You are introverted, reserved, and quiet with a preference for solitude and solitary activities. Your socializing tends to be restricted to a few close friends. Stressful and frustrating situations can often be upsetting to you, but you are sometimes able to get over these feelings and cope with these situations. Novelty, variety, and change spice up your life and make you a curious, imaginative, and creative person. You have a strong interest in others' needs and well-being. You are pleasant, sympathetic, and cooperative. You like to live for the moment and do what feels good now. Your work tends to be careless and disorganized.

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