Originally posted by Michael Ernest:
As for people like Feynman or Einstein, they I think demonstrate that such abilities are but one aspect of overall intelligence. The ability to focus for several hours on n-dimensional models, for example, isn't something a 90-minute test capture very well.
Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
Richard Feynman, Nobel prize winning physicist and one of the smartest men to ever grace this planet, did not have an IQ high enough to join Mensa. So why would I want to join an organization that would deny membership to people because of some artificial, meaningless number?
And what's wrong with Hicksville?
Originally posted by Mark Herschberg:
Seems like it might be a good idea if you're smart and living in Hicksville, but since I was living in Cambridge, MA and attending MIT, I soon realized that it had very limited value for me.
Life just hasn't been the same since the volcano erupted and now the air is full of tiny ads.
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