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Is perceptiveness a natural gift or can perceptiveness be learned by any reasonable person?


Why are some individuals highly perceptive, while other perfectly intelligent people are not? Perceptive or "discerning" people are "insightful, intelligent, and able to see what others cannot." Not more than a few people congratulate themselves on being very perceptive, yet they are anything but. Is this because they lack the will to endure the pain of self-examination or are some people just not gifted in this area for some reason?

 

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Best Answer Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) says

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    savvydating 14 months ago

    I trust you are not referring to New Age philosophies. No reputable psychiatrist endorses their psychobabble. Furthermore, the New Age Trolls here do not self-examine. They practice scape-goating.

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    savvydating 14 months ago

    Yes, Mike. Life gives us the opportunity to become more perceptive, but there are some who never become discerning no matter how old they are.