[ExI] The downsides of high IQ

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Wed Apr 15 17:29:12 UTC 2015



From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Tara Maya
Subject: Re: [ExI] The downsides of high IQ


>… So, to take the beauty example, the stereotype is that beautiful people are dumb and smart people are ugly…


Well, not really.  We just dress that way.


>… Many artists even believe that being depressed or a manic-depressive, is a necessary part of being artistic. 


Ja, perhaps so, very plausible Tara.


>…That if you were to take away their depression, you’d remove their ability or desire to write/paint/sculpt…

Tara Maya


Art is the creative mind’s beautiful way of shrieking in pain.



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