But in other ways, he had quite a concrete way of thinking. And he was one of the most closed-minded people I have ever known. I can’t make sense of that other than to say that he has spent his life stuffing his brain, especially with philosophy, which is a great thing to stuff your brain with. IQ is a nice metric, but it doesn’t take into account to what extent you have stuffed and exercised your brain.
A lot of that was tragically wrapped up in some nasty Axis 2 stuff, but that’s not really important here other than to show how Axis 2 pathology might impair the full flowering of your mind. To reach the full flowering of your intelligence, you should stuff your brain as much as possible and exercise it and work it out as hard as you can. I know a guy with an IQ of 106 who is extremely intelligent.
Dating is at best another extracurricular, number six or number seven down the list, somewhere between Model UN and intramural badminton.Of course, the service will be more helpful for those in areas brimming with intellect - and has provided an infograph to highlight the 20 smartest cities in the U. Durham, North Carolina, Los Alamos, New Mexico, Ithaca, New York, Washington, D.C., and Ann Arbor, Michigan, top the list.'Why do we want a smart partner?From my observations, the following dating challenges seem to be common to most smart people. So whether you went (or should have gone) to the likes of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, MIT, Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, Swarthmore, Amherst, Dartmouth, Brown, Oxford, Cambridge, Berkeley, Penn, Caltech, Duke, read on: 1. Time spent studying, doing homework, and practicing the violin is time not spent doing other things -- like chasing boys or girls, which turns out is fairly instrumental in making you a well-rounded human.In fact, the smarter you are, the more clueless you will be, and the more problems you're going to have in your dating life. Smart people spent more time on achievements than on relationships when growing up. And smart families are usually achievement-oriented. The upshot of all that achievement is that you get into a top college -- congratulations!