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Old 07-10-2009, 03:21 PM
 
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I have to assume that most of you have average or slightly above intellectual skills. How would you feel if you were thrown in a world where everyone you came in contact with was a certified idiot? They had a official IQ of about 60.

That is how one man I know who is a certified genius. He has a very- very- very- high IQ. He reminds me of Mr Spock and is very logical, unemotional and analytical. He does not interact well with the average person for the same reason you and I do not interact very successfully with an idiot.

They say most true geniuses have a constant struggle in an insane world where 99% of people interact, think and see things completely differently because of their intelligence.

Could a true genius learn how to interact effectively and even become friends with us idiots?
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:06 PM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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The whole IQ thing is a myth.

When it comes to practical application, those IQ buggers flunk, big time.

It's like wishful thinking versus reality.
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:28 PM
 
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well if he is unemotional and very logical it probably doesn't really bother him. he must understand why. it might be lonely for him though
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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I have to assume that most of you have average or slightly above intellectual skills. How would you feel if you were thrown in a world where everyone you came in contact with was a certified idiot? They had a official IQ of about 60.

That is how one man I know who is a certified genius. He has a very- very- very- high IQ. He reminds me of Mr Spock and is very logical, unemotional and analytical. He does not interact well with the average person for the same reason you and I do not interact very successfully with an idiot.

They say most true geniuses have a constant struggle in an insane world where 99% of people interact, think and see things completely differently because of their intelligence.

Could a true genius learn how to interact effectively and even become friends with us idiots?

Well, I haven't had a lot of problems in dealing with all you average people and idiots here on CD.

You gotta tell me who "they" are!
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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Well, I haven't had a lot of problems in dealing with all you average people and idiots here on CD.

You gotta tell me who "they" are!
I'm tempted to use my magic ink
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Old 07-10-2009, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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I'm tempted to use my magic ink
Use it!!!
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:02 PM
 
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Default well

i was just going to post something about my intense dislike for groups of people and conversation when i spotted this post

I fit the description of the analytical, logical and unemotional person mentioned above, tho i don't consider myself a genius nor do i want to be considered one, yet i find myself avoiding groups of people conversing because i find many people boring, pathetic, sadistic and just plain nauseating and sekf serving. not EVERYONE, but it's just getting worse every day. i don't think i have had a conversation where i felt taken or had in over a decade. and i often get raised eyebrows when i choose not to attend company parties or take lunchbreaks with others. others say things to me and i have no response to them because i am busy doing what i am supposed to be doing, and they are offended because i didn't answer them when they are sitting on their a***s
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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A little levity wouldn't kill ya!
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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I just try to get along with her the best I can and wipe the drool off her chin when she needs it done.

She is good at sitting on the porch and as John Prine says "Just a shuckin' that corn"
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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i was just going to post something about my intense dislike for groups of people and conversation when i spotted this post

I fit the description of the analytical, logical and unemotional person mentioned above, tho i don't consider myself a genius nor do i want to be considered one, yet i find myself avoiding groups of people conversing because i find many people boring, pathetic, sadistic and just plain nauseating and sekf serving. not EVERYONE, but it's just getting worse every day. i don't think i have had a conversation where i felt taken or had in over a decade. and i often get raised eyebrows when i choose not to attend company parties or take lunchbreaks with others. others say things to me and i have no response to them because i am busy doing what i am supposed to be doing, and they are offended because i didn't answer them when they are sitting on their a***s
Never been married to a redhead I see....you'd lose THAT attitude(along with a bunch of other stuff) pretty quick
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