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Loneliness Or Solitude?



Language... has Created the word "Loneliness" to Express the Pain of being Alone. And it has Created the word "Solitude" to Express the Glory of being Alone.”
-Paul Tillich


Poll #988922 Loneliness

Are you more in Loneliness or Solitude?

Loneliness; I Find Pain In Being Alone
17(18.9%)
Solitude; I Find Glory In Being Alone
73(81.1%)

On a Scale of 1-10 How Often are you Alone?

Mean: 5.84 Median: 7 Std. Dev 2.06
1
1(1.1%)
2
9(9.9%)
3
7(7.7%)
4
6(6.6%)
5
9(9.9%)
6
13(14.3%)
7
29(31.9%)
8
12(13.2%)
9
5(5.5%)
10
0(0.0%)

Being Alone Is...

More Damaging to a Person
17(19.5%)
Extremely Good for a Person
70(80.5%)

I Would Rather Be...

Handcuffed to 1 Person my Whole Life
50(56.8%)
In an Apartment, Alone, For the Rest of my Life
38(43.2%)

Which has the Greatest Potential to Drive a Person to Madness?

Always Alone
46(51.1%)
Always in Company
44(48.9%)

Which Quote Suits You?

"Conversation enriches Understanding, but Solitude is the School of Genius” - Edward Gibbon
30(33.3%)
"Talents are best nurtured in Solitude, but Character is best formed in the Stormy Billows of the World” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
60(66.7%)

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