[ExI] Life @ Playstation
ddraig at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 14:50:21 UTC 2012
On 5 November 2012 09:45, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I was in Mensa, we used to joke about the really high IQs being
> the ones who had men in white coats to take them home from meetings.
> The idea of the mad genius living in his own world, detached from
> reality is very common. I saw many clever people in Mensa whose life
> was a complete shambles due to their eccentric behaviour. From the
> point of view of having a successful career I think that being *too*
> clever can often be a disadvantage.
Wow I'd forgotten how horrible gmai is for quoting. Anyways...
yeah, I've heard this my entire life: "if you're so smart, why aren't you
rich?" Well, because it's boring, and the sort of people you meet along
the way tend to be horrible, that's why.
ddraig at pobox.com irc.bluesphereweb.com #dna
our aim is wakefulness, our enemy is dreamless sleep
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