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    An interesting mind is more important. If you're open to doing things, if you've got a sense of humor, if your mind is sharp.. but you live a basic, routine life, that's fine, because we have a world of things to experience together.

    What gives an interesting life appeal is whether of not you're in good company. I know people that have the opportunity, due to finances, to lead seemingly interesting lives on paper (or nowadays, on Facebook), but they're just not that interesting themselves.

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    I need to look at your question differently, otherwise I can't answer it.

    I'm drawn to a person's charisma, and that makes me curious about
    their past experiences. It is the only reason why I would ever dig into
    someone's past. I do it because I want to understand why and how
    they came to possess their present charisma, to further understand and
    evolve myself. Because I cannot grow by only reflecting on my own past.

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    When you find both in one person... it can be orgasmic. haha

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    Mind, definitely. If someone has done interesting things, he or she might have interesting thoughts about them. But even in that case, I`d be more interested in their thoughts and ideas and insights, and how the experiences affected who they are and how they think, than in the details of the experiences themselves.

    I assume most people are more interested in things that have happened in your life than in your thoughts, so most of my talk tends to be about that. I haven`t had good reactions in the past talking about my ideas.

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    Definitely the mind, although having common interests usually falls under mind category for me also.
    Often a star was waiting for you to notice it. A wave rolled toward you out of the distant past, or as you walked under an open window, a violin yielded itself to your hearing. All this was mission. But could you accomplish it? (Rilke)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebe View Post
    An interesting mind could make a trip to the grocery store fascinating whereas just an interesting life does not amount to great/intriguing speaker/motivator/conversation piece. Life is what happens to you, your mind is what you create yourself. And self-creation is sexy.
    Mind.

    Knowing another's experience is only good to me to the extent that it helps me deeper understand the mind. Otherwise, I couldn't care less. Interesting experience (at least what I consider interesting) will produce an interesting mind anyway. Couldn't care less if the person spends hours a day watching paint dry - like Rebe said, interesting mind will make it interesting.

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    Of course, similar interests/interesting mind is much more important. However, the experiences
    people have had can shape your relationship sometimes, but it doesn't have to be "interesting",
    just helps to shape.

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    What a person chooses for their life is a reflection of their mind. This cannot be completely separated.
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    Interesting life. Most minds have little to offer.
    I want my cake and I wanna eat it too

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