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Are human beings intelligent?


If you consider human beings to be intelligent then please try to quantify your opinion with some from of explanation. Or If you consider human beings to not be intelligent then please try to quantify your opinion with some from of explanation.

 

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    I find this to be a good description of the situation and contribution, especially since I am now getting around to thinking intelligence on it's own is quite useless to us without empathy, it just manifests it's self most often as me, me, me.


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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Intelligent to me is to be able learn and use it to make positive change for all

    I know we are able to learn in fact believe we are not able to stop but our behavior as a whole does not seem to reflect a positive as pointed out by c mark walker.


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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Whonu.

    "The journey is all we can hope for

    on the trail of eternity,

    with eyes wide open we venture

    and look as far as we see."

    Gareth Pritchard, now.

    Thanks.

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Interesting

    I see myself as creative but am I

    good question

    the problem is you can't come up with something that doesn't exist

    if you do nobody knows what it is

    I get this with pictures they must look like something or people don't recognize them.

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Thanks for having something to say and taking the time to say it. I can only agree with most of what your saying along with others and their useful input .


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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Thank you for your answer

    Your thinking on intel seems quite sound to me

    It seems like you have had a bit of a time

    Me too

    I think empathy is missing, emotional intel and physical interactive social life, real art, story telling, dumbed down with TV


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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Yes very good points and we are so intelligent it has taken 2 weeks for somebody to state what is obvious. What is intelligence, what do we compare it with or too and how do we measure it, plus how come we destroy so much including each other?

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Thank you for a good answer especially "Intelligent species don’t destroy themselves." I am optimistic the times are changing for the better because people are becoming more informed about their leaders and "all great men are almost always bad men".

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    I have no measure, I was inspired by this common statement "Human beings are the most intelligent life form on earth." Much like you I think, thank you for expanding this quandary. I am to believe we are learning organisms even at a cellular level.

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Yes

    I think our silence is bought with a few dirty coins

    I live in the decadent west while 3 quarters of the world live in poverty

    I keep my mouth shut saying I can't do anything

    To say I can't means I won't try

    Is that intelligent?

    Many say it is

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Interesting concept, that must mean it even drys up or tuns back into a fluid and evaporates, as well as being very slippery which can be witnessed in political double speak, thanks I shall go to sleep pondering this.

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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    Thank you for helping.


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    Gareth Pritchard 3 years ago

    "equally wise, equally foolish" that says a lot to me.