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I Admire Intelligence

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    what is sound,it is a magnetic wave .

    how does it travel,in a magnetic wave given off by the sun, so by that evidence sound does not travel in the vacuum of space.it travels by a magnetic wave. so by this evidence we have a clue on how to build an engine to travel in space. so my idea for a pulse electro magnetic...
    danielm85948 danielm85948 56-60, M Jul 5

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    Give me an intelligent woman

    who understands true passion and the art of seduction and I am hooked. It is addicting. I am a confident, successful, reasonably good looking guy , but when a woman is on to my motive with charming banter, I am lost. The challenge of convincing her that I am genuine and not...
    onjourney onjourney 46-50, M 4 Responses Jul 9

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    Intelligence, seriously is becoming 'rare'

    these days. Don't know what it is, my generation just falling flat on their faces?. More and more people I come across just lack it or choose not to use their head. I am not someone with a super brain or anything but I mean.. really I just can't stand people who seem to laugh at...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    There is something to be said about a

    conversation that challenges my intellect. No, I'm not the most intelligent person in the room, but please don't think I'm an idiot either. One of my favorite things is to speak with people who are smarter than me, yes, at times the conversation may go over my head, but I...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2013

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    True intelligence should not be measured by the

    ability to memorize what you're told, whether it's true or not. Intelligence should be seen as a synonym to wisdom.
    Shellybelle713 Shellybelle713 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Girls with intelligence?

    That's the trait I like! ;)
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Yes. Especially if the person displaying it

    includes you in the conversation. That's intelligence plus humility.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Intelligence isn’t just about how many levels

    of math courses you’ve taken, how fast you can solve an algorithm, or how many vocabulary words you know that are over 6 characters. It’s about being able to approach a new problem, recognize its important components, and solve it—then take that knowledge gained and put it...
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 33 Responses Jul 5

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    I enjoy having decent conversations.

    ..that provoke thought and encourage self improvement.....and i think intelligent girls/women are sexy
    munguys munguys 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Well obviously. I'd hardly admire stupidity,

    would I? What would be the point in admiring stupid people? You wouldn't be able to learn anything from them. THAT ISN'T SAYING that if someone is stupid I won't be nice!!! I have a lot of friends that fall under the stupid idiot category, but I'm saying you can't really admire...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 13

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    Just curious about all of your opinions.

    My friend says that your grades in school don't reflect upon your intelligence and I agree with her because that's more about your diligence and ability to memorize things. But how SHOULD intelligence be measured? With your IQ? Level of creativity? Problem solving? What do you...
    risewiththefall risewiththefall 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    Good muscle tone is essential,

    and guys live to show off their six pack. But.... What about training your brain, your mind, getting intelligence? An intelligent man with a great shape, always gets my vote!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I believe that brain is the sexiest

    and most exciting part of our body. I appreciate those who train it. Whoever that disagrees may suffer from brain damage.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am a total slave of intelligence

    and great presence of mind. I love that in human beings especially men ;) that's a biggest turn on for me.
    donotfollowme donotfollowme 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    There is nothing more beautiful

    than the human mind. Thoughts, knowledge, & perception of the things we experience are the only real feelings we can have. I think Too be able too understand what goes on around us is truly an intellectual gift. I don't think intellect has boundaries. Everyone has their own way...
    llj11 llj11 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Growing Mind Growing Kind Growing Eyes Growing Wise Growing Knowing Growing Knowing Sowing Growing Wise
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    It's so damn sexy. I need to go back to school

    and be surrounded by scholars.
    krazykaylove krazykaylove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Psychological Import

    Intelligence matters. A person has one good thing available in life, state education. Whilst it may not be the best available it is free, and you should make he best of all the opportunities it can give. With intelligence, and knowledge, you can find the wisdom you need to...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    can we improve on a large engine car ,

    i think yes it would be simple to do.at low speed under 20 miles per hour in slow traffic,a 6 cylinder car can be made to run on three cylinders it would be easy to do.
    danielm85948 danielm85948 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I'm going to cause a lot of people to roll

    their eyes in utter disgust with this post, but I admire a man with a high IQ AND does well academically. Smart boys be makin' dat paper.
    miumiuganda miumiuganda 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    It's really disheartening

    when most of the people who try to talk to me on here are 40 year old men who are a part of "I like to poop my pants on purpose"
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 15 Responses 1 day ago

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    A lesson on how consultants can make a

    difference in an organization. Last week, we took some friends to a new restaurant, 'Stevie's Place', and noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. It seemed a little strange. When the busboy brought our water and utensils, I observed that...
    rajblr1970 rajblr1970 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Not necessarily book smarts,

    but I very much admire and respect a person that can sit and learn from other people, take a step back and evaluate the situation correctly, think before they speak and use creative means to go about fixing or creating something. And though they don't have to have it, I love...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I like smart people. I see intelligence

    as having many manifestations... We tend to focus on IQ and grades in academic settings as benchmarks for what intelligence means. I would suggest that intelligence is siloed in a lot of cases... the person who repairs your car or motorcycle or air conditioner has a different...
    distancerunner distancerunner 46-50, M 6 Responses May 13

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    I really like when a girl is smart.

    I find it too cute :P However there does become a point where if they are too smart they make me feel dumb by correcting me after every sentence about something I might have been slightly wrong about. I would prefer they tell me I was a little wrong than restate my whole...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I don't want a smart mouthed walking

    encyclopedia but I don't mind someone who can contribute to intellectual conversations and challenge me into a debate. I find ambition very attractive as well as determination, motivation, and a craving to learn something new.
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F 3 Responses May 31

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    Question Of The Day: What are your thoughts on

    the concept of increased distortion of individual perception related to an ever increasing passive agressive society caused by the dependancy of social media?
    CloseButNoGuitar CloseButNoGuitar 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Intelligence is an amazing trait,

    however it's something that many people have but sadly few people choose to use. In the technological age we are in you would think that being regarded as intellectual would be something of a compliment. The advances that have been made are vast, yet the playground bullying of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 10

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    JellyAsToast JellyAsToast 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I really like talking to people

    who are more intelligent than I am. I don't feel threatened or feel the need to try and pretend that I am smarter than they are. I know I am reasonably intelligent, and I tend to feel flattered when people who are obviously smarter than I am deem me worthy.
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    There is nothing worse someone

    who is completely dumb, but on the flip side, if someone is beyond intelligent for my brain or uses words that no one understand then it's off putting. I like intelligent conversation rather than talking to an air head. I'm sure some women just pretend to be dumb, I don't...
    squishyarmadillo squishyarmadillo 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    The most intelligent people you'll ever meet

    have either: Struggled at some point in their life (have had a hard time) and learned from it Or Has watched other people struggle, and has been wise enough to learn from that Or even BOTH
    Elizabeth1411 Elizabeth1411 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    Nothing against stupid people,

    but I consider myself pretty smart and I don't think I'm being vain or cocky at all in saying so. And smart people just have better conversations. That said, I'll take a nice idiot over a smart jerk any day of the week. But if you're intelligent AND kind, we'll get along great...
    GirlFromChicago GirlFromChicago 18-21, F 3 Responses May 31

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    I love intelligence. It is one of the things I

    value the most in life... Intelligence and knowledge!
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I Admire Intelligence

    Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity and I'm not sure about the former. Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M 23 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    I am an intellectual woman

    and I admire others who are intellectual as well. I have a PH.D. and am a college professor. I love being with them and chatting with them as well. We are all on the same plane with our ideas.
    momonbeach momonbeach 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    There are so many kinds of intelligence.

    For example: - Musical–rhythmic and harmonic (has to do with sensitivity to sounds, rhythms, tones, and music) - Visual–spatial - Verbal–linguistic - Logical–mathematical - Bodily–kinesthetic (control of one's bodily motions and the capacity to handle objects...
    TsukiyoChan TsukiyoChan 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 15

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    I hope you'll understand

    when I say that IQ's don't impress me. I want a smart man, who can talk about anything. Who's intelligence and craving for knowledge has no limitations. I remember the first time I was disappointed in meeting someone's idol. "He's the smartest man I know" but the more I...
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    acw012192 acw012192 22-25, F 14 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I'm so frustrated!!! Why am I not able to have

    intellectual conversations with my boyfriend without him talking down to me?! I am an artist, he is a scientist. We are polar opposites when it comes to rationality and how our brain thinks. I love nature and beauty, he loves the indoors and rain. We go along very well, but when...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 20 Responses Feb 26

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    I think as human beings we can learn from one

    another in ways that you can not gain from books or school. There have been so many wise people that I have met in my life that have given me advice that I've kept with me my whole life. Thank you to all those that love to share in a respectful manner.
    wendymrtns wendymrtns 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    kalleyboe kalleyboe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Intelligence isn't knowledge,

    it's asking the right questions.
    MichaelShepard MichaelShepard 16-17, M May 22

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    I never really understood

    why my friends found all the girls they liked so attractive. They were popular, beautiful, but not worth talking about everyday? I realized that I admire character and intellect over physical appearance, and it wasn't like the popular girls were stupid, they just cared about...
    HumanAsPossible HumanAsPossible 16-17, M 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I love working with such smart

    and talented coworkers. I feel very lucky!
    EPTodd EPTodd 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=Op8PbxaCer4 I'm enamored.
    Arelia Arelia 18-21, F Aug 12

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    To me, to say that intelligence or wit are admirable traits would be like saying that being tall, or black, or gifted, or Austrian are traits worthy of praise. I admire...
    hugo1964 hugo1964 41-45, M 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Intelligence is shown when you communicate with other. I admire great mid such as Malcolm Gladwell who can synthesize complex subject into simple term, but yet not too simplistic...
    Dabigd Dabigd 31-35, M Sep 5

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    To begin with I would love to say that yes I do admire these qualities in another being. But the sad truth about this is that at times it feels like it's becoming a thing of the...
    whisperingcampaign whisperingcampaign 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I admire men with good looks. But the finale is when he talks. The looks of a man is for the eyes only but his wit and intelligence capture both mind and heart. And if he is...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 24

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    I appreciate wit and intelligence but I do not admire it.
    JoeGogg JoeGogg 36-40, M 8 Responses Sep 1

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