12 Year Old With 170 IQ Is a Math Prodigy

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  1. Hombre Secreto

    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    Cool story, but his brain must be wired differently. Don't think the kid is normal, so he was born with a knowledge advantage, unlike most of us. Glad he's being groomed properly and his gift isn't being wasted.
     


  2. Eason

    Eason Bicurious Racist

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    Being "smart" doesn't impress me when they don't know how to talk to someone.
     


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    Born with a knowledge advantage? WTF is this shit? Does he function differently neurologically from you? Maybe. Does that matter?
     


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    Being "smart" doesn't impress me when they don't know how to talk to someone.

    JFC, he's twelve. Give him a break.
     


  5. Hombre Secreto

    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    Born with a knowledge advantage? WTF is this shit? Does he function differently neurologically from you? Maybe. Does that matter?
    And now you can't question and wonder if a "genius" brain is wired differently? What the fuck is wrong with you?
     


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    No, I'm saying likely it is. I was just pointing out that you look like an asshole for discounting him for that.
     


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    And now you can't question and wonder if a "genius" brain is wired differently? What the fuck is wrong with you?

    You basically said "my Honda could be as fast as a Ferrari if it had a Ferrari engine in it"

    The kid is pretty cool. In relation to the social skills thing, I think it likely that his main disadvantage will be that he goes through puberty in the workplace. Imagine all the unexpected boners and "playing doctor" but when you're in a room with a bunch of 40 year old scientists.
     


  8. Hombre Secreto

    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    So? I feel the same way about Tesla's brain and that doesn't take away from the fact that he's my favorite scientist. Quit being so fucking sensitive.
     


  9. ALFAMALE

    ALFAMALE Senior member

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    There was a kid like this in my bio 11 class. He was 14 and smart as hell, but I kind of felt bad for him; he had absolutely no friends...
     


  10. Don Carlos

    Don Carlos In Time Out

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    So? I feel the same way about Tesla's brain and that doesn't take away from the fact that he's my favorite scientist. Quit being so fucking sensitive.

    You have Tesla's brain? Kickass. How are you storing it? When you attempt to reanimate it, what kind of current are you going to run through it?
     


  11. Hombre Secreto

    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    You have Tesla's brain? Kickass. How are you storing it? When you attempt to reanimate it, what kind of current are you going to run through it?

    Alternating Current, duh! In all seriousness though, I wouldn't go the Edison route.
     


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    His social skills are going to be all screwed up. A mind on that level is so beyond all but a few people.
     


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    Being "smart" doesn't impress me when they don't know how to talk to someone.

    his excuse is autism, what's yours? [​IMG]
     


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    Nothing classier than adults trying to put down a random 12 year old kid that shows an ability that exceeds their own.
     


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