i'm left handed . With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we're living in a right-handed world. But aside from making it tough to cut a straight line with a pair of scissors designed for righties. Left-handers are the minority — so does that mean they’ll go extinct one day? Nah! In fact, some researchers believe that when it comes to survival of the fittest, lefties come out on top.
Alejandro Jodorowsky comments that in his student days he was given two paths: that of intelligence and that of imagination. Opted for the second
The left hand is receptive, it is on the side of the body associated with the maternal branch, the past, femininity ... Neurologically, being left-handed means that the right hemisphere is the dominant, which manages feelings and intuition. It is clear that humanity is emerging from a stage in which rationalism was considered a precious value.
Society tends to associate the left side of something with the bad ("two left feet"), and the right side with the good ("my right-hand man"). Traditionally and in diverse social groups has been considered the left-hander less than right-handed, it can be verified by reviewing the way of calling "lefty" in different languages:
The old cack-handed expression means "poop hand." The most modern left or leftie also serves to point out "that which is left over", the undesirable remains of a meal or something sinister.
The word left-handed is also used to define something or someone clumsy, awkward, ambiguous or insincere.
Sinister: associated with the word "sinistrum", which means "evil" or "demon."
Gauche: biased. This word has been taken from English, language in which it had an identical meaning.
Levja: this is the word to name a "lefty" is an insult; Comes from the expression "I do not carry" which means "unreliable", "hypocritical".
Lewo "- similar to the Russian word, this word is related to" illegal ".
Bongo: a gypsy expression, is used to describe a dishonest person.
Llinkisch: embarrassed, confused.
Mancino: false or dishonest. It derives from the word "mancus" meaning lame.
Left-handed: weak or evil.
Vasenkatinen: something that must be fixed.
Kejt: wrong or false.
The words for "left" and "right" mean something that has been done with the hands; What has been done should be associated with the corresponding hand. For "right," is the word that is used for "mouth," for "left" is the word "work." Does this mean that the left hand was used to work in antiquity?
We must invent something to compensate for all this. For now, I kiss my left hand.
The brains and bodies of lefties may operate differently than those of right-handed people (and in mixed-handed people, who may have different dominant hands for different tasks).
Advantages of being left-handed
We often end up complaining about the frustrations of being left-handed, but there are plenty of advantages as well
1. Lefties have a greater chance of being a genius- or having a high IQ.
2. Lefties are better able to multitask.Lefties are better able to multitask.
3. Have an easier time writing in Hebrew. Many Arabic languages, including Hebrew are written from right to left. This alleviates the problem that lefties have when writing.
4.Get to choose your seat at the dinner table. Everyone knows you can't sit next to a lefty, otherwise you'll get your elbow bumped. Smart southpaws use this to their advantage to get a spot with more space,
Lefties excellent leaders?
James A. Garfield
Harry S. Truman
George H.W. Bush
Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie all have dominant left hands. Many deceased celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe, Kurt Cobain, and Jimi Hendrix were left-handed too. Maybe being left-handed is the secret to success!
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