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What impresses people?

I want to limit the scope of the answer to just two options: ABILITY or BEING?

Glossary:

ABILITY: everything which manifests itself externaly i.e. knowledge, education, certificates, skills, image, wealth, etc. Ability is superficial.

BEING: everything one really is. It expressees itself in personal understanding, warmth/coldness, charisma, empathy, etc. Everything which springs from being is rooted deeply in one's own self.

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    Nov 10 2012: I think:

    It is symbiosis with people, in both ABILITY and BEING.
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      Nov 10 2012: This much is certain.

      Developing Ability is relatively easy - go to school, obtain certificates, learn how to dance or cook.

      A greater challenge is to develop the Being.

      A symbiosis of which you speak can only happen when both Ability and Being are equally developed.

      Any ideas on how to develop the Being?
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        Nov 11 2012: Simple!
        Do polypetition. That is to program it into our soul.

        Wrong?

        (See my Skydrive for details at https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=D24D89AE8B1E2E0D&id=D24D89AE8B1E2E0D%21283&sc=documents, 1st article)
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          Nov 11 2012: If you mean the article 'happiness norm' I think it speaks, in its current form, about some kind of animal-happiness.

          We, i.e. human beings, have to differenciate between happines and pleasure.

          Eating, drinking, having sex, etc., give us pleasure. Pleasure is what comes from the outside to the inside.

          Happiness, in my opinion, comes only from self-realisation. It means that it operates in the opposite direction from pleasure, as it comes from the inside to the outside.

          Happines, in other words, comes from the development of the Being - and I have not found any tip on how to develop it in the article.

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