There are differing opinions about people who express their point of view in a careful and gentle manner, especially when the subject is controversial. Some will say these people are fakes and hypocrites, because they choose their words to please other people; as a result, their honesty is doubted. Others, however, don’t agree with this… Read More »
I was always intrigued by the fact that most of the smart people I’ve met tend to be vainer that everyone else. Of course, this is a subjective, possibly flawed assessment, because I obviously have no way to measure vanity (and quantifying intelligence is not always very precise, either).
Most people associate creativity to an exceptional intelligence, to a person with an uncommon psychical strength. I’m not minimizing the importance of a good intelligence, especially when paired with a talent in a specific area, whether it is music, arts, philosophy or science, but creativity requires more than an exceptional intelligence. It requires tenacity and… Read More »