You can tell a lot of someone just by looking at his or her handwriting

January 3, 2014, 7:19 am

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The debate "You can tell a lot of someone just by looking at his or her handwriting" was started by francivusk on January 3, 2014, 7:19 am. 14 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 24 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

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francivusk, tkershaw3, llthslvtr, Vivinary, yg, Raydiff3r, Egert_Clueless, elisete, stantinou93 and 5 visitors agree.
I_Voyager, priyanshukedia, Carina, LeaderOfDiscussion, Kirito, Biotic, Blindness, Noel, ThyDarkest and 15 visitors disagree.

I agree you can tell something about a person but it is not a lot, nothing to really define his or her character.

4 years, 12 months ago

in psychological terms yes a lot can be said just by looking at someone's handwriting. for instance short handwriting is a sign of the person being less confident.

4 years, 12 months ago

That's like saying you can tell a lot from a person by how much weight they can lift, or how efficiently they run. If you looked at my hand writing and tried to judge me you'd think I have the intelligence of a nine year old since my hand writing hasn't improved since then. And if you then walked away we would never have a conversation about quantum mechanics, neuroscience, objectivist philosophy, the role of art in society, the nature of comedy, ancient Athenian culture, the coming technological singularity, the fictional nature of god or any of the other intellectual topics I've consumed over the years. And the fault would be yours for being so arbitrary in the way you frame your judgements.

You can pretend you can learn things about a person in arbitrary ways, but the only great way to get to know a person is to have a conversation with them.

4 years, 12 months ago
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