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Old 03-15-2013, 07:30 PM   #256
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So 101?
"You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to B-Low again."

when a small work of beauty like that can't get a rep, you know that... that... fuh.



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I'd like to nominate shlver. Read through a lot of his posts today; he's a smart fuck.
i had already been thinking the same. repped.

OTHO, i tend to believe that every person is smart as eff in their own specialty(ies). every --single-- human being.

thus, every one of us is some type of genius from a certain perspective, if you grok me.

still, i think the real issue along those lines is recognising our own unique, personal genius and deciding what the eff to do with it in this crazy, stupid world of ours. but i digress.

still, if some asshole with a microphone randomly walked up to you and asked in an annoying broadcast voice: "so, where do you think your personal genius lies?"

...what do you think you might answer back with?

...

but yea, shakehand-lover is clearly VERY smart in med and biochemical issues... as a dedicated MEDICAL student, mind you. but still, he's a willing communicator and puts himself out there again and again when he didn't really have to. that was kind of the key for me, in the end. willingness towards broad-spectrum-thinking, so to speak.

...

but hey, did you know that the reptile / dino / bird branch never developed a significant cerebellum (hope i remembered that correctly!), therefore you have creatures like crows and parrots who are demonstrably just as smart as human children who are running around without the supposed mental regions that form the 'makeup' of higher intelligence... and yet they keep demonstraing higher intelligence... over and over again.

like cephalopods and bladers... both highly-fascinating to watch, if you happen to have the spare time.
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:56 PM   #257
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Dude set himself up so badly.

It's always interesting to me when discussing intelligence. Usually we think someone is smart when they talk about science or math. But equal experts in other fields get less to no respect.

Reminds me of in the econ field when a paper is so mathy that hardly anyone can understand it so most just assume that its good.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:33 AM   #258
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Reminds me of in the econ field when a paper is so mathy that hardly anyone can understand it so most just assume that its good.

Forreal.

The biggest culprit of this though is Russell Brand.

He uses the most flowery fukking language to communicate pretty simplistic thoughts and this wows the hell out of the audience everytime without fail.

For example he'll talk about aflling in love and add "it is the most amazing and incredibly regular thing" to ever happen. HERP DERP zomg he's using contradicting adjectives i'm about to have a mental-verbal orgasm at this man's incredible complexxxiitttitttyyyyyy! Yeah. Right.

The dude's bright no doubt, witty, insightful, but he's no Beetlegeuse. I get the vibe that a lot of the old actors like James Woods can easily son him but choose to convey themselves in straightforward vernacular.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:44 AM   #259
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It is a lot more complex than that.

Scientist would love to call it genetics, but the way our brains are being structured has a lot more to do with thought than anything else. We have 2 sectors of society that is systematically indoctrinating people's minds. One is education. The other is the church. Education is a system of indoctrination, thus people who are more "educated" tend to be more liberal. The other sector is religion, and those who are religious will be more conservative.

It is because both political parties have spent a huge amount of money to influence one or the other, so through this association of social beliefs, both institutions are very successful in brain washing students or young children to believe in one or the other.

I think the main goal of the rich is to stir up a bit of class warfare, meaning, poor vs poor, y'know, this way they can divert the attention away from a rich vs poor showdown; the idea is if the poor are more focused on social issues (gays, racism, abortion, etc.) that will only make them hate each other more, and they won't be so focused on the people truely screwing them over: the rich.

Most of society are conditioned in two ways: education or church. Most Americans are raised to hate one or the other, meaning, they were taught to hate their neighbors and the people around them that take the other side. What they teach in school is the antithesis of what they teach in the churches: if they say you should be accepting of gays in the schools, the churches will go against gays; when the schools teach contraceptives in sex education, the churches go against that, so on and so forth. You get the point. Living in America, you only have 2 choices growing up: being liberal or conservative, and it all really boils down to how well you do in school (liberal) or how much you like church (conservative). Those 2 institutions influence the minds of the population the most. There is a reason why the Democrats will pour their heart and soul into education and there is a reason why every Republican is nothing more than a religious hack. Both systems were bought and paid for and most americans are either brainwashed in one way of thinking or the other.

Agreed quite thoroughly.

The antagonization amongst the lefts and the rights reek of bad blood and ostracization, when in reality we are perpetually intertwined and need each other for prosperity. Biggest issue is the left sees the right as dumb, backwards, and greedy but lacks balls and consistency and a set order of things. The right sees the left as hypocritical in the way they argue. And of course weak and destructive to American interests.

We must create a system to emphasize each others strengths. The left has done absolute wonders in terms of entertainment, kicking azz in music and movies especially. So many outstanding things have come through the social reform messages (RaTM, PE), the experimentaiton with drugs (Hendrix, Zep) and so on that America simply couldn't live without them. But their policies hurt the ambitious...

And the conservatives have mastered a safe formula in faith and family that have kept mankind from exercising its darkest impulses for thousands of years and continued to breed good, centered, strong people.

Just like in writing, if we can find a way to use the reason of the right with the imagination of the left in harmonious fashion, we could create a masterpiece.

All it takes is a refocus and readjustment but it's easier said than done. And I honestly think Nationalism could potentially help in this regard. If America was to collectively instill a sense of deep pride in its citizens and keep the utter bipartian animosity at bay, patch up a few policies (like divorce), and fund those who wish to create jobs, we could look at a brighter future.

It's like Cyrus says in The Warriors. "The problem is the man is turning us against one another." But what if.. we united

There's some masterminds pulling strings behind the scenes no doubts. F*ck them. I hope someone goes Dorothy and Co. on them and reduces Oz to a clown.

Similarly, the whole Muslim vs Christian vs Jew vs Atheist fiasco. There's some major sh!t going on to start up a ruccus. And when people are divided thats when bullies like Jack from Lord of the Flies step in and seize power. And as people who honor liberty it is imperative that tyrants be abdicated from the throne.
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:07 AM   #260
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Agreed quite thoroughly.

The antagonization amongst the lefts and the rights reek of bad blood and ostracization, when in reality we are perpetually intertwined and need each other for prosperity. Biggest issue is the left sees the right as dumb, backwards, and greedy but lacks balls and consistency and a set order of things. The right sees the left as hypocritical in the way they argue. And of course weak and destructive to American interests.

We must create a system to emphasize each others strengths. The left has done absolute wonders in terms of entertainment, kicking azz in music and movies especially. So many outstanding things have come through the social reform messages (RaTM, PE), the experimentaiton with drugs (Hendrix, Zep) and so on that America simply couldn't live without them. But their policies hurt the ambitious...

And the conservatives have mastered a safe formula in faith and family that have kept mankind from exercising its darkest impulses for thousands of years and continued to breed good, centered, strong people.

Just like in writing, if we can find a way to use the reason of the right with the imagination of the left in harmonious fashion, we could create a masterpiece.

All it takes is a refocus and readjustment but it's easier said than done. And I honestly think Nationalism could potentially help in this regard. If America was to collectively instill a sense of deep pride in its citizens and keep the utter bipartian animosity at bay, patch up a few policies (like divorce), and fund those who wish to create jobs, we could look at a brighter future.

It's like Cyrus says in The Warriors. "The problem is the man is turning us against one another." But what if.. we united

There's some masterminds pulling strings behind the scenes no doubts. F*ck them. I hope someone goes Dorothy and Co. on them and reduces Oz to a clown.

Similarly, the whole Muslim vs Christian vs Jew vs Atheist fiasco. There's some major sh!t going on to start up a ruccus. And when people are divided thats when bullies like Jack from Lord of the Flies step in and seize power. And as people who honor liberty it is imperative that tyrants be abdicated from the throne.

Oh gimme a break. I thought you were smarter than that. Welcome to 70 years ago. This shit has been going on here forever, it's no revelation.
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Old 03-16-2013, 02:15 PM   #261
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Oh gimme a break. I thought you were smarter than that. Welcome to 70 years ago. This shit has been going on here forever, it's no revelation.
don't forget he's younger than you and still figuring stuff out all the time. but seriously... how many people do you see working as hard as him on the mission of decoding reality?
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Old 03-16-2013, 02:43 PM   #262
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Stevie Franchise. Dude calculated a problem.

nvm, cant play chess.

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Old 03-16-2013, 02:50 PM   #263
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don't forget he's younger than you and still figuring stuff out all the time. but seriously... how many people do you see working as hard as him on the mission of decoding reality?

Lol, no one.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:11 PM   #264
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Agreed quite thoroughly.

The antagonization amongst the lefts and the rights reek of bad blood and ostracization, when in reality we are perpetually intertwined and need each other for prosperity. Biggest issue is the left sees the right as dumb, backwards, and greedy but lacks balls and consistency and a set order of things. The right sees the left as hypocritical in the way they argue. And of course weak and destructive to American interests.

We must create a system to emphasize each others strengths. The left has done absolute wonders in terms of entertainment, kicking azz in music and movies especially. So many outstanding things have come through the social reform messages (RaTM, PE), the experimentaiton with drugs (Hendrix, Zep) and so on that America simply couldn't live without them. But their policies hurt the ambitious...

And the conservatives have mastered a safe formula in faith and family that have kept mankind from exercising its darkest impulses for thousands of years and continued to breed good, centered, strong people.

Just like in writing, if we can find a way to use the reason of the right with the imagination of the left in harmonious fashion, we could create a masterpiece.

All it takes is a refocus and readjustment but it's easier said than done. And I honestly think Nationalism could potentially help in this regard. If America was to collectively instill a sense of deep pride in its citizens and keep the utter bipartian animosity at bay, patch up a few policies (like divorce), and fund those who wish to create jobs, we could look at a brighter future.

It's like Cyrus says in The Warriors. "The problem is the man is turning us against one another." But what if.. we united

There's some masterminds pulling strings behind the scenes no doubts. F*ck them. I hope someone goes Dorothy and Co. on them and reduces Oz to a clown.

Similarly, the whole Muslim vs Christian vs Jew vs Atheist fiasco. There's some major sh!t going on to start up a ruccus. And when people are divided thats when bullies like Jack from Lord of the Flies step in and seize power. And as people who honor liberty it is imperative that tyrants be abdicated from the throne.

Very well thought insights. I should include you as one of the smart posters I've seen on here.

You are right, but we are fighting an uphill battle because there is so much indoctrination going on in both education and church. Both sides are conditioning the lower class to think in terms of black and white: education does this by saying everything they teach (including history which is the most subjective topic) as objective and factual while religion is brainwashing their followers to believe in an all knowing God. When this happens, there are no discussions; there are only disagreements. The values they teach in education is antithetical to religion; education is not supposed to teach values, but they do this indiscreetly, which probably needs another thread to fully explain.

We are all conditioned at birth to hate each other: for example, race is a huge issue that gets brought up time and time again usually initiated by education. Education would highly emphasize on slave history and religion would be against equality for both women's and black's rights. Education would teach open mindedness towards gays and the use of contraceptives, and religion would be the opposite of that.

Both systems are doing this deliberately and the whole purpose is to create a poor vs poor inner conflict.

The best thing is to be above issues that pit us against one another and to only focus what unites us, but sadly, they are systems of indoctrination, and when someone is indoctrinated fully, it is hard to convince them otherwise.
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:08 PM   #265
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brunch@five, kentatm... sorry, fixed.


this is probably the most embarrassing thread i ever created on ISH, and yet... and yet for some reason i choose to post again. WTF is actually wrong with me, and please don't answer that, motherfluffer.

on a different note, i really do enjoy reading various posts by various mofos on ISH. for those of you...

anyway, that is all, gentlemen, thank you. please keep it coming, else i'll be forced to hunt you down and shoot potato gun pellets at your feet to make you dance like sam rockwell on fallon.
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Do u remember me not caring bitch?
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