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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

Isaac Asimov Home Page Welcome to the Isaac Asimov Home Page. Here you'll find a comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to Isaac Asimov (1920-1992), the quintessential author, who in his lifetime wrote over 500 books that enlightened, entertained, and spanned the realm of human knowledge. The Isaac Asimov FAQ The FAQ for the Usenet newsgroup alt.books.isaac-asimov provides answers to the frequently asked questions about Isaac Asimov, and is an excellent place to start if you have questions about him. Included is biographical information about both his personal life and his literary life, answers to questions about the Foundation and Robot series, and more. For a German translation of the FAQ, see Bálint Krizsán's site. The Isaac Asimov Memorial Panel Debate Janet and Robyn Asimov, working with the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, established the Isaac Asimov Fund to support the annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Panel Debate as part of the Museum's Hayden Planetarium Programs. Reviews

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

Mindfulness Meditation | Meditation For Focus | Get Some Headspace References 1. Moffitt, T., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D., Dickson, N., Hancox, R., Harrington, H., ……Caspi, A. (2011). 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Zentips How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like: Paul Bloom: 9780393340006: Amazon.com 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.

Mind/Heaven/Hell -John Milton

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