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Hunter Bliss

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How do you find passion?

I'm only 16, but over the past few weeks I've constantly been thinking about the selection of a life goal and what I want to be when I grow up. I think this decision is one of the hardest decisions to make, and I want to find what truly makes me happy. My questions to TED Conversations are: How do you find your passion? When do you know you've found it? What is your passion?

My answer would be like this. I find mine by learning about science. I know that somewhere in math and science I will find my passion, and I love learning about them. I know I'm close to finding it when I do something that genuinely excites me no matter the repetition. And I think my passion is physics or chemistry, that one I can't really answer.

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  • Dec 5 2011: Hey, it's just such kind of luck that we both enjoy the same program. And I don't remember when I fell in love with chemistry. Maybe at the first time I get to know it. It's my teacher that helps me to go with it. She really enjoys a more confortable way to teach us. For me,that's where my passion comes.Enjoy the jokes,enjoy the endless papers,enjoy the exams.....That's what I want to do.
    But as a girl, I don' t like physics at all. It comes from no reason.So, there's no passion for me to talk about it.

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