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Eccentric is defined as being different, odd, non-conventional or strange. However being eccentric isn't entirely bad, it influences the society and makes the society realise that there is much more to life.

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Eccentrics Eccentric is defined as being different, odd, non-conventional or strange. However being eccentric isn't entirely bad, it influences the society and makes the society realise that there is much more to life. There are several well known eccentric in the world today and in the past that give off such an influence. One of these people is Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. Michael is looked up upon and inspired by hundreds and thousands around the world. He not only delivers messages through song, but also stands proudly for what is right and what he believes in. With his multi-billion dollar fortune, he shocked but captured the world with his concern and charity to the unfortunate, young generation. His love for young children captured the music industry especially, for they never saw something like it before. Unfortunately, there is a horrible downside to Jackson, and that is his several facial and skin adjustments. ...read more.


Bundy and Speck were replaced at the end of 1989 by Gidget Gein and Madonna Wayne Gacy, respectively. In keeping with their controversial image, they were the first band to be signed to Trent Reznor and John A. Malm Jnr.'s Nothing label. Support slots with artists such as Suicidal Tendencies, Meat Beat Manifesto, Murphy's Law and the Genitorturers brought them considerable local recognition, in the form of the 1993 "Slammy" Awards and sundry other baubles. In December 1993, bass player Gein was replaced by Twiggy Ramirez. Reznor acted as guest musician and executive producer on the band's 1994 debut album, with half of the tracks mixed at the house of the infamous Tate murders by the Manson family. In March 1995, Lucas was replaced on drums by Ginger Fish. Berkowitz also departed in June 1996 and was replaced by Zim Zum. Antichrist Superstar included the American hit single "The Beautiful People", and reached number 3 on the Billboard album charts. ...read more.


Another great example of eccentric people is the Osbourne Family (Ozzy Osbourne's family). This particular family has their own show which is similar to Big Brother. Every member of this family is very eccentric. They're appearance is very awkward and un-casual. However, just because they are different to other families, doesn't mean they aren't a family. They have their own ways of getting along with each other. The mental patient characters in the text Cosi relate very much to the definition of eccentric. Every single one of the characters has something odd or weird about them. However the point reaches across again (just like the mentioned above), although they may have their differences from society, doesn't mean they should be underestimated to perform a specific task or action. This is proven in the play where they rehearse several times for a play, mean while the owner of the institution doesn't believe they will perform it to satisfaction, but in the end the patients end up pulling it off very well and proved themselves. ...read more.

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