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I think a good question to ask is, what is intelligence? Is intelligence how smart you are and what score you can get in a Mensa test? Or is intelligence more about how much you've learned in your life? Or is it all down to common sense?I'll give an example of what I mean. I used to know a man called Barry (I forget his surname, we did a computing course together back in the 90's), he was a physicist and a very, very intelligent man. By intelligent, I mean he could solve logic puzzles and had a pretty good IQ rating (much better than mine anyway). He was also a repository of amazing amounts of general knowledge.I visited his home one day to work on a project together, went into the living room to find that he'd taken his cylinder vacuum cleaner to bits. When I asked him what he was doing with it, he told me that it'd stopped sucking, and he'd emptied the bag, so he thought there was something wrong with the motor. I asked if I could have a look, and the first thing I thought of was having a look in the pipe to make sure it wasn't blocked. So I pulled the three parts of the pipe apart and found that the middle one was blocked by a big ball of dog hair. We put it back together and it was working fine.So what is intelligence? Barry (most people would say, including myself) was a lot smarter than me, but it never occurred to him that the vacuum cleaner pipe might be blocked. Is common sense also a good indication of intelligence?
I hate scams as much as the next man which is why i posted the information here - to see if other members could debate intelligently among theirselves to see if it's just a load of rubbish or has some bearing.
However, censorship on such a small scale debate is ludacris and I hope whatever mod took dien the original link thinks before he/she acts out a knee jerk reaction to this.
I don't have time to bicker, I'd rather actually discuss the topic in question. You should have sent an email to me about that.