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    unpakwon is offline Senior Member
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    Default a fully realized person

    Please explain some more about the following in red.

    Every one of us has the capacity for genius..... It means that when you are a fully realized person---authentic and entirely visible to the world---you are capable of exceptional accomplishments in your work, in your community, and among your friends and family.

    Is the above saying "when you are a person whose potential (or genius) is fully realized, and when it is true and very obvious to all people"?

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    That's how I would interpret it, though entirely visible may have the idea less of being very obvious, but nothing is hidden from view- all of the talents are there for people to see. (view/see are not necessary literal in meaning)

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    I would prefer 'an accomplished person' to 'a realised person'. 'To realise' is to 'cause to become real', which, in my opinion, is more appropriate with things rather than with people.

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    Thank you all for the answer.

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    Quote Originally Posted by shaunmackata View Post
    I think that to listen a Realized person it is a realization of all of your non-hearing person is identified.
    I'm sorry. I don't understand your post. What do you mean?

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm sorry. I don't understand your post. What do you mean?
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    Thought so!

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    Maybe this is what it's about?

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    Default Re: a fully realized person

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Maybe this is what it's about?
    Yes, it is. I wondered briefly why the author had not written "self-realized", but since no reference was given, I gave up wondering about it.
    "Self-realized" is certainly more descriptive and unambiguous.

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