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What Do You Think Of The Smartest Man In The World?

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Tck13, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My neighbor works at the Lawrence Livermore Labs with a number of the smartest people in the US. He has funny stories about how they are brilliant at working on amazing complex problems yet can hardly function in everyday life. He calls them the "Livermorons". :)
     
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    tagutcow Senior member

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    Yeah, I can't say I feel envy for any of these guys. Living with my comparatively puny intelligence is like living in a snug, cozy cottage rather than a huge bewildering mansion.
     
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    VRaivio Senior member

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    I have heard and read so many similar stories that there must be a correlation. My friend's father has his Ph.d. all right, but he's the most clumsy fellow I've heard of.
     
  4. boogaboogabooga

    boogaboogabooga Senior member

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    You know, you should give yourself a bit more credit. You're one of the few people I read on here and think "Hey! This guy's not full of shit."
     
  5. dcg

    dcg Senior member

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    "People who boast about their I.Q. are losers."

    -Stephen Hawking
     
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    HORNS Senior member

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    I remember stories of Adam Smith walking into open holes because he was so into his own thoughts.
     
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    boogaboogabooga Senior member

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    The same thing happens to me only my thoughts aren't nearly as profound and I'm in a car. It's lose-lose.
     
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    Elusive Senior member

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    This man is smart but yes I agree there is a hint of bitterness probably to do with recognition
     
  9. Elusive

    Elusive Senior member

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    The reality he sees can only be seen with the documented evidence written by sages and seers from the last few centuries he is certainly gifted but what he sees everyone will see as he mentioned in his video it will take a few centuries but I see it happening
     

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