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What Is Intelligence, Anyway?

What Is Intelligence, Anyway?
What Is Intelligence, Anyway? By Isaac Asimov What is intelligence, anyway? When I was in the army, I received the kind of aptitude test that all soldiers took and, against a normal of 100, scored 160. (It didn't mean anything. All my life I've been registering scores like that, so that I have the complacent feeling that I'm highly intelligent, and I expect other people to think so too. Actually, though, don't such scores simply mean that I am very good at answering the type of academic questions that are considered worthy of answers by people who make up the intelligence tests - people with intellectual bents similar to mine? For instance, I had an auto-repair man once, who, on these intelligence tests, could not possibly have scored more than 80, by my estimate. Yet, when anything went wrong with my car I hastened to him with it, watched him anxiously as he explored its vitals, and listened to his pronouncements as though they were divine oracles - and he always fixed my car.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra | Laws Of Vibrational Energy The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra The Law of Pure Potentiality Take time to be silent, to just BE. Meditate for 30 minutes twice a day. Silently witness the intelligence within every living thing. The Law of Giving and Receiving Today bring whoever you encounter a gift: a compliment or flower. The Law of Karma Every action generates a force of energy that returns to us in like kind. The Law of Least Effort Accept people, situations, and events as they occur. The Law of Intention and Desire Inherent in every intention and desire is the mechanics for its fulfillment. The Law of Detachment Allow yourself and others the freedom to be who they are. The Law of Dharma Seek your higher Self. I use the seven laws and it has change my life. Download This Now This information was taken from

28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time Technology never stops moving foward. Hardware gets faster, and operating systems gain new features and (we hope) finesse. This is natural computing law. But just because computers are one big exercise in evolutionary progress, that doesn't mean certain computing maxims ever go out of style. Take, for example, the nuggets of wisdom in the following list. All of these things are as true today as they were 2, 5, and in some cases even 10 or 20 years ago. Below, we give you the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. When in doubt, punch out If something isn’t working on your PC, don’t wring your hands and yell at the screen. Expect your battery to let you down It's simply Murphy's Law: Your laptop or tablet will poop out the moment you need it most. Crowdsource your troubleshooting Back everything up Never get caught with just one copy of anything that you want to keep. Remember that thumb drives are your friends Look to last year’s model for a better value Skip the extended warranty

Zentips Top 20 Logical Fallacies - The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe Introduction to Argument Structure of a Logical Argument Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our arguments all follow a certain basic structure. Premise1: If A = B, Premise2: and B = C Logical connection: Then (apply principle of equivalence) Conclusion: A = C In order for an argument to be considered valid the logical form of the argument must work – must be valid. Also it is important to note that an argument may use wrong information, or faulty logic to reach a conclusion that happens to be true. Breaking down an argument into its components is a very useful exercise, for it enables us to examine both our own arguments and those of others and critically analyze them for validity. Examine your Premises As stated above, in order for an argument to be sound all of its premises must be true. There are several types of potential problems with premises. Premises may also be true, as far as they go, but are incomplete. Let’s go back to the transitional fossil example again.

Jing Known types According to Bumi, there are, at least technically, eighty-five distinct types or "degrees" of jing, although only the main three have been mentioned: Positive jing, corresponding to advancing or attacking. Negative jing, corresponding to retreating or evading. Neutral jing, corresponding to waiting and listening, or, as Bumi described it, "doing nothing".[1] Positive jing Positive jing is an aggressive expression of chi. Negative jing Negative jing is mostly exercised in airbending, reflecting the Air Nomads' pacifistic lifestyle and their philosophy that all life is sacred; they assert that fighting is only to be used as a last resort when conflict cannot be avoided.[2] Airbenders are more mobile fighters compared to earthbenders and possess a highly dynamic fighting style; to "avoid and evade" is recognized as a typical airbender tactic.[3] Neutral jing Neutral jing is stated to be the key to earthbending. Quotes "I don't understand. Trivia References External links

Math doesn't suck, you do. Every time I hear someone say "I suck at math," I immediately think he or she is a moron. If you suck at math, what you really suck at is following instructions. This shirt is birth control. Sucking at math is like sucking at cooking. Math is exactly like cooking: just follow the recipe. Math isn't some voodoo that only smart people understand. Theoretical math is cool as shit. Ever heard of Pascal's triangle? No, because you're too busy saying the same tired excuse every other dickhead spews out about math: "when will I ever use this in life?" First of all, if you're leading your life in such a way that you never have to do math, congratulations, you are a donkey. Why is math the only discipline that has to put up with this bullshit? But when it comes to math, everyone turns into a big pussy and starts PMSing all over the place. People didn't invent this stuff because they were bored. Don't like it?

"What Does Love Mean?" See How 4-8 Year-Old Kids Describe Love Article - Relationships Article By:Ladan Lashkari A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds: "What does love mean?" The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think... "When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. Rebecca - age 8 "When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. Billy - age 4 "Love is what makes you smile when you're tired." Terri - age 4 "Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK." Danny - age 7 "Love is when you kiss all the time. Emily - age 8 "Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen." Bobby - age 7 (Wow!) "If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate." Nikka - age 6 (we need a few million more Nikka's on this planet) "Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday."

How To Argue Arguing is one of those things most people do but few people do well. Many do not understand what a logical argument even is or how to do it correctly. Yet arguing is an essential skill of critical thinking. How we argue reflects how we think, how we evaluate our own conclusions, and how we challenge the beliefs of others. Even the very purpose of arguing is often misunderstood. I have arguments almost every day. The beauty of a logical argument is that it is, well… logical. Likewise, if two people have come to different conclusions about a factual claim, then one or both must be wrong. Keep in mind, this only works if the arguments are about factual claims, not subjective feelings or value judgments. An excellent example of this is the abortion debate. Structure of a Logical Argument Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our arguments all follow a certain basic structure. Examine your Premises There are three types of potential problems with premises. Logical Fallacies