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The Norm Is Not Always Normal by binarymachine(m): 7:38am On Apr 27, 2021
How often do you hear people say “that is the normal thing to do”, “that is not how things are done”? Inherently, there is absolutely nothing wrong with these statements. They actually hold true for matters or morality and attitude.

However, the problem arises when these ideologies of normalcy and astute rigidity are applied to human concepts like striving for success and personal goal attainment. Erroneously, people have tend to believe that a particular process or series of outlined steps for one to arrive at success. In practice, there have never been any two identical success stories.

Every great man or woman have had their own unique path to thread, their own demons to conquer and their own giants to face. Though in some rare cases, people figure out correctly, how far they will go by their initial placement in the society.

However, most accounts of great achievements came from some extraordinary (abnormal) leap or action. You must have heard about Alexander the Great. One prominent action of his imperial conquest was a situation where he encountered intricately woven knot. Legend had it that anyone who could undo the knot would be endowed so much power.

Countless men had attempted and failed to untie this knot. So, as Alexander approached the area and was told of this knot, looking intently, he made a very “abnormal” move. What did he do? The young, courageous and daring commander, drew his sword, cut through the knot and began unwinding the ropes.

What would you say if this? Challenging the status quo might best described this. Till date, his act stands out as an epic move. Had he taken the normal steps as others, his name would not have been mentioned along with this knot today.

Evidently, he deviated from the norm. He tried something else he dared, Granted the temptation to stick to the familiar and always very strong. We don’t want to be seen as crazy or being too ambitious. However, there are situations where we have to move from what everyone is doing and try something different.

We have seen that what works for one person, may not work for everyone. As such, creativity and uniqueness should be conscious habits for us. Many books and records will document fancy templates to do a thing or another. Many people will give their recommendations.

Ultimately, what you may need to attain a certain goal or achieve success might be taking an alternative route and approaching the task from an entirely different angle than what is generally practice. Also, there are cases where there have been institutionalized underhand practices which people term and being normal. When these acts are accepted by a great majority, they seem to be the norm. You will hear frequent submissions about how one defect or malpractice should be normalized.

Accordingly, you have to understand that we are not restricted to any particular set of rules when it comes to seeking out ways to reach our goals. In as much as the method is legit and the process is harmless to anyone, we can create our own path with the knowledge that the norm is not always normal.
Source: https://flipmemes.com/2021/04/13/the-norm-is-not-always-normal/

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by HEAVEN4444: 9:18pm On Apr 29, 2021
i agree
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by MANNABBQGRILLS: 9:18pm On Apr 29, 2021
We have seen that what works for one person, may not work for everyone

SECONDED!!!

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Nobody: 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
The truth is just because it's normal to you doesn't necessarily make it normal to me....

Example : The Polygamy in the Animal Husbandry Region ( the North )...it's a norm there...
but it's not that prevalent in the south.... I'm not saying it doesn't exist....

Secondly what Buhari is doing now is not Normal to sensible Nigerians...it's wickedness...but it's Normal to Garba Shehu....Femi adeshina.... pantami.... MANNABBQGRILLS...Helinues...arewa1stson and the rest of the BMC

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Patrioticman007(m): 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
One mans food is another man's poison.
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by slawormiir: 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
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Isoright ........
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i owe bros op something...
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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Risingblue008(m): 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
That's to say
You wey dey rezn person fuvk-up
Dey fuvk-up
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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by paulolee(m): 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
sure...can relate. ...just like voting APC in 2015 looked like d norm bcox we were all tired of PDP eating our yam but we letter found out dt the "norm" wasnt normal..
some abnormal people still went ahead and vote APC again in 2019, those sets na spiritual case and I dnt think anybody can help them bcoz I know dey are still ready to vote APC again in 2023..

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by traihit: 9:19pm On Apr 29, 2021
Norms?

Isn't that how the world thinks you're normal? As a matter of fact, if you want to be 'normal', it has to be because you're following the 'norm'. Isn't the world 'normal' from 'norm' itself.

Anyone who has great goals to achieve other than what presently persists has to be abnormal. In government, the abnormal stands out, in science and invention, the Musks, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg we're not normal people. Was Delay even normal?

Be abnormal but let it be in the positive direction.

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by lasisi69(f): 9:20pm On Apr 29, 2021
angry

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Lamasta(m): 9:20pm On Apr 29, 2021
Its the norm everywhere..,....


Don't bother to ask me what
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by MANNABBQGRILLS: 9:20pm On Apr 29, 2021
traihit:
Norms?
Your first time hearing the word?

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by saphiere(f): 9:20pm On Apr 29, 2021
The following norms are not normal.

1. Men are free to sleep around because they are promiscuous in nature.
2. Women should bear their husbands' names.

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by FrankBass281(m): 9:20pm On Apr 29, 2021
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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by marshalcarter: 9:21pm On Apr 29, 2021
Good evening ladies and gentlemen of the jury....may this coming month be blessings to each and every on of you ..may y'all not have a cause to regret
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Abboki: 9:21pm On Apr 29, 2021
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by BabaIbo: 9:21pm On Apr 29, 2021
You're right.

That is why I don't follow people's steps, instead I do what I feel is the proper thing to do and most times it works out well.

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by mbahdi(m): 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by mbahdi(m): 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by fasho01(m): 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
Just as common sense is not always common
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Jh0wsef(m): 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
Ok
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Hogan17: 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
Here in this country even to think of positive change sef hard!
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by woodsbeatrice30: 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
Another angle.. E.G,Marriage..The norm is you must marry..The abnormal is not getting married at all

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Kelechiboy: 9:22pm On Apr 29, 2021
rough
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by OmovuduTheBeast(f): 9:23pm On Apr 29, 2021
Just as BMC Zonbees collect 5k stipend and think it's normal. Foolish people
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by OmovuduTheBeast(f): 9:23pm On Apr 29, 2021
MANNABBQGRILLS:

Your first time hearing the word?

KEEP SHUT THERE!!!

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Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by nairalee(m): 9:24pm On Apr 29, 2021
Common sense is also not common. Just as in Nigeria the usual is very unusual
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by kenzysmith: 9:24pm On Apr 29, 2021
He no go better for villereal I no why

Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by SweetVibe: 9:26pm On Apr 29, 2021
MANNABBQGRILLS:


SECONDED!!!
Our darling daddy will love this post.
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by iampeterben(m): 9:26pm On Apr 29, 2021
Re: The Norm Is Not Always Normal by Offpoint1: 9:26pm On Apr 29, 2021
Too long, didn't read.

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