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I was in the gifted and talented program, too.
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EVERY parent wants their kid in the 'gifted/talented' program.

EVERY LAST ONE.

Susie is soooo talented.
Alfie is soooo gifted.

Pure BS.

No one is born 'gifted' or 'talented', it is acquired knowledge and dexterity learned naturally through involved parenting.
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I was in the gifted and talented program, too.
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EVERY parent wants their kid in the 'gifted/talented' program.

EVERY LAST ONE.

Susie is soooo talented.
Alfie is soooo gifted.

Pure BS.

No one is born 'gifted' or 'talented', it is acquired knowledge and dexterity learned naturally through involved parenting.
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genetics are a factor, as well as God
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High IQ does not equal smart and smart does not equal high IQ.
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Funny isnt it? So smart, best grades, top of the class, much talent. But they are not smart enough not to get the kill shot. See, that is the difference between pure intelligence and wisdom. Ask astro, he so smart he cant even see the difference between photography and CGI.

ohyeah
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cheers
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Re: Discussion on how smart people / people with high IQ get brainwashed
Short version: discuss thoughts on how/why highly intelligent people wind up brainwashed, vaxxtatds, sheeple, etc

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So I just visited with a friend I grew up with. She was in the gifted and talented program with me and I can attest that she is exceptionally intelligent. She is a doctor (psychiatrist). She was talking about how "Trump gave her PTSD"

I can see the media manipulation, propaganda and brainwashing from a fucking mile away. I do grasp that most people seem to prefer not to think for themselves, but I just don't get how so many people, especially highly intelligent people, can be so easily bamboozled.

I say this knowing that I am basically "among my people" ... I know that MOST of you, like me, can see through the bullshit. So I'm not trying to brag here, but genuinely in the interest of hearing your thoughts on why people who possess the intelligence to theoretically be able to see the world for what it is, instead fall into the same trap that seems to me should be reserved for retards only.


I have noticed that REBELLIOUS people tend to be the group who most consistently seemed to know to avoid the vax, to question authority, to recognize that the mainstream media is pure propaganda. So my theory is that there is a segment of society which is effectively "immune" from the brainwashing, but that this occurs mainly because these people, somewhere along the line made a conscious choice to think for themselves, to not blindly follow the heard and to do what is right/logical even if that is not what is EASY.

I will also add that almost to the T, every highly intelligent sheeple that I have encounter has been a hardcore liberal, and live surrounded by liberals, have liberal families, etc. So this would point towards a peer pressure explanation.

My thoughts on the brainwashed smart people is that these are the people the learned to play the game, do their homework, kiss up to the teacher, etc because generally life rewards those traits, and somewhere along the line those behavioral patterns overtook their natural intelligence to the point where individual that is (generally) not rewarded by our society, OBEDIENCE is, and like a lab test monkey that will push the morphine button until it dies because the reward system has over-ridden their common sense and survival instincts.


Thanks for reading, if you have thoughts on the topic I would love to these them. This is a topic I find fascinating. I do "get" why these people get bamboozled, but there is also a part of me that is just flabbergasted at how stupid our society is and as a result how people who have relatively or even exceptionally high IQ can still be manipulated by something that seems to me (and probably to you) to be painfully obvious.
 Quoting: Dr. Feelgood


Brilliant post, OP. And something that is worthy of far greater discussion. I haven’t even read the responses yet, as I want to give my own take on this-

As you note, this is about thinking for yourself. Arguably, as I’m sure the ‘liberal types’ would retort… we’re the brainwashed ones, being influenced by ‘social media’ instead of ‘trust the science’.

Influenced by bitchute videos, instead of peer-reviewed journal articles.

I get it, because I was once one of their ilk. Arrogant in my ‘university education’ thinking I knew it all.

Except, I knew nothing. And life events opened my eyes and forced me to start to reassess the programming that I was operating under.

The first trap that people fall into, I’ve found, is the New Age programming… so they think they’re even more special, because now they’re not only educated, but spiritual too.

Yup, been there briefly. BUT- anyone with a SOUL, can pull that self-indulgent shit apart in a very short space of time.

Anyone with a genuine desire for TRUTH, will keep searching. Until they find something that feels right to them. By that point, you’re already so far removed from the normies that you may as well be speaking an alien language.

Truth is a journey. Education is but one small step.

Ego may be at the root of it. It’s terrifying to accept that you just don’t know- you have no control, and life isn’t anything that you thought it was.
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Re: Discussion on how smart people / people with high IQ get brainwashed
Short version: discuss thoughts on how/why highly intelligent people wind up brainwashed, vaxxtatds, sheeple, etc

************

So I just visited with a friend I grew up with. She was in the gifted and talented program with me and I can attest that she is exceptionally intelligent. She is a doctor (psychiatrist). She was talking about how "Trump gave her PTSD"

I can see the media manipulation, propaganda and brainwashing from a fucking mile away. I do grasp that most people seem to prefer not to think for themselves, but I just don't get how so many people, especially highly intelligent people, can be so easily bamboozled.

I say this knowing that I am basically "among my people" ... I know that MOST of you, like me, can see through the bullshit. So I'm not trying to brag here, but genuinely in the interest of hearing your thoughts on why people who possess the intelligence to theoretically be able to see the world for what it is, instead fall into the same trap that seems to me should be reserved for retards only.


I have noticed that REBELLIOUS people tend to be the group who most consistently seemed to know to avoid the vax, to question authority, to recognize that the mainstream media is pure propaganda. So my theory is that there is a segment of society which is effectively "immune" from the brainwashing, but that this occurs mainly because these people, somewhere along the line made a conscious choice to think for themselves, to not blindly follow the heard and to do what is right/logical even if that is not what is EASY.

I will also add that almost to the T, every highly intelligent sheeple that I have encounter has been a hardcore liberal, and live surrounded by liberals, have liberal families, etc. So this would point towards a peer pressure explanation.

My thoughts on the brainwashed smart people is that these are the people the learned to play the game, do their homework, kiss up to the teacher, etc because generally life rewards those traits, and somewhere along the line those behavioral patterns overtook their natural intelligence to the point where individual that is (generally) not rewarded by our society, OBEDIENCE is, and like a lab test monkey that will push the morphine button until it dies because the reward system has over-ridden their common sense and survival instincts.


Thanks for reading, if you have thoughts on the topic I would love to these them. This is a topic I find fascinating. I do "get" why these people get bamboozled, but there is also a part of me that is just flabbergasted at how stupid our society is and as a result how people who have relatively or even exceptionally high IQ can still be manipulated by something that seems to me (and probably to you) to be painfully obvious.
 Quoting: Dr. Feelgood


Brilliant post, OP. And something that is worthy of far greater discussion. I haven’t even read the responses yet, as I want to give my own take on this-

As you note, this is about thinking for yourself. Arguably, as I’m sure the ‘liberal types’ would retort… we’re the brainwashed ones, being influenced by ‘social media’ instead of ‘trust the science’.

Influenced by bitchute videos, instead of peer-reviewed journal articles.

I get it, because I was once one of their ilk. Arrogant in my ‘university education’ thinking I knew it all.

Except, I knew nothing. And life events opened my eyes and forced me to start to reassess the programming that I was operating under.

The first trap that people fall into, I’ve found, is the New Age programming… so they think they’re even more special, because now they’re not only educated, but spiritual too.

Yup, been there briefly. BUT- anyone with a SOUL, can pull that self-indulgent shit apart in a very short space of time.

Anyone with a genuine desire for TRUTH, will keep searching. Until they find something that feels right to them. By that point, you’re already so far removed from the normies that you may as well be speaking an alien language.

Truth is a journey. Education is but one small step.

Ego may be at the root of it. It’s terrifying to accept that you just don’t know- you have no control, and life isn’t anything that you thought it was.
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You must be a real fucking dumbass just like the op if you think this post and thread is brilliant!
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To be honest, I think we are born this way.
I was classed as a below average student because I preferred to look out the window than listen to the shit they tried to feed me at school.
I knew from a young age that I wouldn't ever work for the government, but I never knew why.
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Because if you spend all your time in high minded/ivory tower thoughts, you tend to have lower defenses on real basic shit, like fear management.

Then, somebody technically more stupid,but with relevant experience can fuck you up and hijack your brain.

Kinda simple.

Smarter you are, the more base to attack.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 62226146

Oh come on, that is simply not true. IQ and courage are exclusive traits...mostly at least I'm sure. These "intelligent" people simply have vested interest in the society that deems them "intelligent" and can rationalize the truth away better than most because they focus on thinking exclusively and can ignore feelings on a subject.

I personally had a hard time in Calculus 2 because it all seemed like voodoo to me. It's a really abstract subject. After I could believe in it on a gut level it became easy. I could have just memorized the steps plain and simple, but I have a hard time remembering things I don't believe in and it drains my enthusiasm. These "intelligent" people are better able to learn things they don't believe in. That's my opinion.
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Excellent point
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I was in the gifted and talented program, too.
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EVERY parent wants their kid in the 'gifted/talented' program.

EVERY LAST ONE.

Susie is soooo talented.
Alfie is soooo gifted.

Pure BS.

No one is born 'gifted' or 'talented', it is acquired knowledge and dexterity learned naturally through involved parenting.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 78701318


You couldn't be more wrong. My parents were, and still are, basically, idiots. My own inquiries, curiosity, examination, and seeking answers is what led me to where I am today. Not their influence, in fact, their influence is what HAD to be shed.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 79831062


Yet you were inquisitive and taught yourself.

You were NOT born 'talented' or 'gifted'.

Still, talent and giftedness are taught .. learned.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 78701318


It appears that you are mistaken.

One example is art. Some people have a natural talent to draw and paint. Oftentimes this is also reflected in their handwriting. Some people's handwriting looks like a chicken wrote it while artistic people sometimes have fancy-looking handwriting like Walt Disney's.

It is possible to train someone to be a better artist but some people are indeed born with talent that makes art natural for them.
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Because if you spend all your time in high minded/ivory tower thoughts, you tend to have lower defenses on real basic shit, like fear management.

Then, somebody technically more stupid,but with relevant experience can fuck you up and hijack your brain.

Kinda simple.

Smarter you are, the more base to attack.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 62226146

Oh come on, that is simply not true. IQ and courage are exclusive traits...mostly at least I'm sure. These "intelligent" people simply have vested interest in the society that deems them "intelligent" and can rationalize the truth away better than most because they focus on thinking exclusively and can ignore feelings on a subject.

I personally had a hard time in Calculus 2 because it all seemed like voodoo to me. It's a really abstract subject. After I could believe in it on a gut level it became easy. I could have just memorized the steps plain and simple, but I have a hard time remembering things I don't believe in and it drains my enthusiasm. These "intelligent" people are better able to learn things they don't believe in. That's my opinion.
 Quoting: phoenix_wright


Excellent point
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I was talking to my daughter about this earlier…

Essentially, they’re just proficient at repeating information.

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It is people who watch and believe the media or main stream news..
there are a lot of dumb middle aged white women "Karens" who watch CNN and MSNBC like porn
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Stupidest fucking thread and biggest load of bullshit ever!
No person that's highly intelligent or exceptionally intelligent or even any bit intelligent would fall for anything the government or mainstream media says. Only sub 70 IQ idiots believe anything the government and mainstream media says. It's obvious. Intelligent, especially highly intelligent people wouldn't be stupid enough to believe anything the government and mainstream media says because they have the brains to see through it. It's oy extremely low IQ retarded people that fall for the mainstream media and government lies. And don't give me this oh they're smart because they have college degrees or are doctors, scientists, etc. Many of the stupidest people I know are those with college degrees, and are doctors or psychiatrists. OP is an obvious government shill spreading misinformation to try and make it sound like highly or exceptionally intelligent people fall for the mainstream media and government lies. When highly intelligent and exceptionally intelligent people see through the lies, and no one with any but if intelligence, let alone a highly or exceptionally intelligent person would fall for the kids. Oy sub 70 IQ idiots, mostly sub 50 IQ idiots fall for any of the government and mainstream media lies!
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Short version: discuss thoughts on how/why highly intelligent people wind up brainwashed, vaxxtatds, sheeple, etc

************

So I just visited with a friend I grew up with. She was in the gifted and talented program with me and I can attest that she is exceptionally intelligent. She is a doctor (psychiatrist). She was talking about how "Trump gave her PTSD"

I can see the media manipulation, propaganda and brainwashing from a fucking mile away. I do grasp that most people seem to prefer not to think for themselves, but I just don't get how so many people, especially highly intelligent people, can be so easily bamboozled.

I say this knowing that I am basically "among my people" ... I know that MOST of you, like me, can see through the bullshit. So I'm not trying to brag here, but genuinely in the interest of hearing your thoughts on why people who possess the intelligence to theoretically be able to see the world for what it is, instead fall into the same trap that seems to me should be reserved for retards only.


I have noticed that REBELLIOUS people tend to be the group who most consistently seemed to know to avoid the vax, to question authority, to recognize that the mainstream media is pure propaganda. So my theory is that there is a segment of society which is effectively "immune" from the brainwashing, but that this occurs mainly because these people, somewhere along the line made a conscious choice to think for themselves, to not blindly follow the heard and to do what is right/logical even if that is not what is EASY.

I will also add that almost to the T, every highly intelligent sheeple that I have encounter has been a hardcore liberal, and live surrounded by liberals, have liberal families, etc. So this would point towards a peer pressure explanation.

My thoughts on the brainwashed smart people is that these are the people the learned to play the game, do their homework, kiss up to the teacher, etc because generally life rewards those traits, and somewhere along the line those behavioral patterns overtook their natural intelligence to the point where individual that is (generally) not rewarded by our society, OBEDIENCE is, and like a lab test monkey that will push the morphine button until it dies because the reward system has over-ridden their common sense and survival instincts.


Thanks for reading, if you have thoughts on the topic I would love to these them. This is a topic I find fascinating. I do "get" why these people get bamboozled, but there is also a part of me that is just flabbergasted at how stupid our society is and as a result how people who have relatively or even exceptionally high IQ can still be manipulated by something that seems to me (and probably to you) to be painfully obvious.
 Quoting: Dr. Feelgood



Ability to rote learn is not high IQ. Don't correlate high IQ with the job/position of the person. High Intelligence is ability to connect the dots. To take a raw data input, process it and reach a conclusion.

Most people you see aren't able to process data. They're aren't CPU's who'll handle whatever you throw at it, they are like storage drives which will regurgitate whatever it is stored in it, whatever was "taught " to them. Doctors, engineers, workers they all just follow their codes, their instructions, the predetermined commands they can execute under their jurisdiction.
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It is people who watch and believe the media or main stream news..
there are a lot of dumb middle aged white women "Karens" who watch CNN and MSNBC like porn
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All sub 70 IQ, mostly sub 50 IQ idiots. Idiots with no intelligence are the ky ones that fall for the mainstream media or government lies. Anyone that's at all intelligent sees through the lies. Noone that's any bit intelligent, especially someone highly or exceptionally intelligent would fall for any of the mainstream media or government lies.
OP is an obvious government shill making up bullshit likes shills always do.
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I don’t think that anyone posting here, is falling for the government propaganda.
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It's not intellect, it's lack of wisdom.
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Just because someone is successful or seems smart, doesn’t mean they have a high IQ. They did an interesting IQ study in Britain where they tested rocket scientists and brain surgeons, among others. Guess what they discovered? Rocket scientists and brain surgeons don’t have higher IQs than other intelligent people. In fact, they even score lower in some metrics. Of course they have an aptitude for science and an good work ethic, but they do not have exceptional IQs. Take it for what it’s worth. I found the study interesting and somewhat validating of my observations. People you think are highly intelligent can be just as delusional as anyone else, because they really aren’t more intelligent. Sorry I can’t link or cite to the study - I heard it described on a podcast.
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Yeah there are issues with how intelligence is measured and perceived in society, largely due to our education system.
Being good at taking exams, or having a good-great memory, an exceptional ability to store and parrot information (think Doctors) does not equal actual real-world intelligence.
Another factor is T.V. personally I have not had one for many years but when I visit friends or family who do watch I get curious, even angry looks when I see directly through the "news", adverts and agenda laden soaps and braindead reality shows and LOL. I do watch choice TV shows and movies via various means but if I detect too much (or too obvious) programming I do not continue watching.
There are other, more minor factors I can think of but those are the main two.
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It's not intellect, it's lack of wisdom.
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Agreed x
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Especially after the Covid bullshit oy a sub 50 IQ idiot would believe anything the government or mainstream media says. No highly or exceptionally intelligent person, or even somewhat or remotely intelligent person believes a damn thing the mainstream media or government says. Anyone that says intelligent, especially highly or exceptionally intelligent people fall for the mainstream media lies is a complete liar and shill like OP and deserves to be shot on the head!?
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Seems like a few of you belong in this thread with the rest of us. You know who you are.

Thread: Were You Part Of The "Mentally Gifted Minds" Program In California Scools back in the 70's?
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It's not intellect, it's lack of wisdom.
 Quoting: My Foolish Daydream


People that believe anything the government and mainstream media says, especially nowadays, lack both intelligence and wisdom. Only sub 70 IQ idiot's, actually probably sub 50 IQ now would believe anything the government and mainstream media days. Anytone that's any but intelligent wouldn't believe a damn thing the government and mainstream media says. Highly and exceptionally intelligent people sure as hell don't believe a damn thing the government and mainstream media says because they have the intelligence and wisdom to know it's all lues. Anyone saying that intelligent, and especially highly or exceptionally intelligent people fall for the government and mainstream media lies is a complete shill and liar just like OP.
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I don’t think that anyone posting here, is falling for the government propaganda.
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You're kidding right? At least 60% of the people here believe everything their "side" of the TV and the government tells them. They won't question ANYTHING outside of that paradigm and will respond with rage if you do.
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It's not intellect, it's lack of wisdom.
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Agreed x
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All intelligent people, especially highly and exceptionally intelligent people have lots of wisdom. It's low IQ people that lack wisdom. No intelligent, especially not a highly or exceptionally intelligent person would fa for any of the government and mainstream media days. Anyone who says that intelligent, especially highly or exceptionally intelligent people, fall for the government and mainstream media lies is a complete fucking lair and shill that should be shot in the head like OP.
Only extremely low IQ idiots believe anything the government and mainstream media says.
Intelligent, especially highly and exceptionally intelligent people all have the brains and wisdom to know everything the government and mainstream media says is apl lies.
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It's not intellect, it's lack of wisdom.
 Quoting: My Foolish Daydream


Yeah thats what I said. Its the difference between memorizing a book vs intelligently analyzing a situation.

Most people get the shot because they "trust the science" but people with wisdom say "why should I and how does it benefit me?"
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Short version: discuss thoughts on how/why highly intelligent people wind up brainwashed, vaxxtatds, sheeple, etc

************

So I just visited with a friend I grew up with. She was in the gifted and talented program with me and I can attest that she is exceptionally intelligent. She is a doctor (psychiatrist). She was talking about how "Trump gave her PTSD"

I can see the media manipulation, propaganda and brainwashing from a fucking mile away. I do grasp that most people seem to prefer not to think for themselves, but I just don't get how so many people, especially highly intelligent people, can be so easily bamboozled.

I say this knowing that I am basically "among my people" ... I know that MOST of you, like me, can see through the bullshit. So I'm not trying to brag here, but genuinely in the interest of hearing your thoughts on why people who possess the intelligence to theoretically be able to see the world for what it is, instead fall into the same trap that seems to me should be reserved for retards only.


I have noticed that REBELLIOUS people tend to be the group who most consistently seemed to know to avoid the vax, to question authority, to recognize that the mainstream media is pure propaganda. So my theory is that there is a segment of society which is effectively "immune" from the brainwashing, but that this occurs mainly because these people, somewhere along the line made a conscious choice to think for themselves, to not blindly follow the heard and to do what is right/logical even if that is not what is EASY.

I will also add that almost to the T, every highly intelligent sheeple that I have encounter has been a hardcore liberal, and live surrounded by liberals, have liberal families, etc. So this would point towards a peer pressure explanation.

My thoughts on the brainwashed smart people is that these are the people the learned to play the game, do their homework, kiss up to the teacher, etc because generally life rewards those traits, and somewhere along the line those behavioral patterns overtook their natural intelligence to the point where individual that is (generally) not rewarded by our society, OBEDIENCE is, and like a lab test monkey that will push the morphine button until it dies because the reward system has over-ridden their common sense and survival instincts.


Thanks for reading, if you have thoughts on the topic I would love to these them. This is a topic I find fascinating. I do "get" why these people get bamboozled, but there is also a part of me that is just flabbergasted at how stupid our society is and as a result how people who have relatively or even exceptionally high IQ can still be manipulated by something that seems to me (and probably to you) to be painfully obvious.
 Quoting: Dr. Feelgood



Ability to rote learn is not high IQ. Don't correlate high IQ with the job/position of the person. High Intelligence is ability to connect the dots. To take a raw data input, process it and reach a conclusion.

Most people you see aren't able to process data. They're aren't CPU's who'll handle whatever you throw at it, they are like storage drives which will regurgitate whatever it is stored in it, whatever was "taught " to them. Doctors, engineers, workers they all just follow their codes, their instructions, the predetermined commands they can execute under their jurisdiction.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 84020618


Exactly. So many dumbasses like OP think because someone has a college degree, or is a doctor, psychiatrist, etc. they're automatically intelligent. Only a complete fucking dumbass sub 70 IQ thinks that way. That's exactly the type of people that fall for the government and mainstream media lies. Sub 70 IQ idiots. No person that's intelligent, especially not people who are highly or exceptionally intelligent believe anything the government and mainstream media says.
Anyone saying that intelligent, especially highly or exceptionally intelligent people fall for the government and mainstream media lies is a complete fuckig dumbass, liar, and shill spreading misinformation just like OP.
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Good thread OP

High IQ does not determine how honest a person is either. Some of the vilest diabolical criminals in history had a high IO.

I have a family member with a pathological high IQ that most people would think was kindest, most loving honest, sweetest, giving helpful person they ever met. Little do they know in how much actual danger they are in. And they will not believe you if you try to warn them, they eat up everything her charismatic deceptive personality says until their life, finances and health are destroyed. Even the police and judges fall for her innocent act and ignore the evidence presented and side with her conning lies.
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I read about a year ago a little survey in Russian. The survey about educational level of vaccinated people. The results were - I think you've already guessed - the higher educational level is, the higher is the percentage of vaccinated.
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I read about a year ago a little survey in Russian. The survey about educational level of vaccinated people. The results were - I think you've already guessed - the higher educational level is, the higher is the percentage of vaccinated.
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More "educated" does not equal more intelligent. Many of the stupidest people I know are ones that are highly "educated".
Highly "educated" does not equal highly intelligent.

Hell a lot of these highly "educated" people can't even change a car tire or tie their shoes, or cook anything beyond a TV dinner.
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My opinion is that the really smart ones understand at an early age (say between 12 and 16) that the system is a joke and they then use their intelligence to avoid being a part of the system as much as possible.

If you want to find the smart ones, look to the drop outs.
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I think this is true. Big houses and shiny cars mean nothing, and a beautiful wife is going to take it all anyway. Why not enjoy the simple things, use your intelligence to minimize effort.

If you're already an outsider, then social shaming has little effect.
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I read about a year ago a little survey in Russian. The survey about educational level of vaccinated people. The results were - I think you've already guessed - the higher educational level is, the higher is the percentage of vaccinated.
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I read a study that suggested it was more of a typical bell curve distribution… with those refusing the jabs distributed at the very low and very high ends of the IQ scale. So for example, PhDs (for what that’s worth- but I guess they “know the science”) also were more inclined to refuse. As were those with very low IQ but likely a sensible mistrust in big government.
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I read about a year ago a little survey in Russian. The survey about educational level of vaccinated people. The results were - I think you've already guessed - the higher educational level is, the higher is the percentage of vaccinated.
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I read a study that suggested it was more of a typical bell curve distribution… with those refusing the jabs distributed at the very low and very high ends of the IQ scale. So for example, PhDs (for what that’s worth- but I guess they “know the science”) also were more inclined to refuse. As were those with very low IQ but likely a sensible mistrust in big government.
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Thread here: Thread: Just the Facts: The most vaccine-hesitant group of all? PhDs – Source: Carnegie Mellon University





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