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I Think Sounding Confident and Real Intelligence Are Different

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    I read so many comments on here where the author sounds very intelligent but the comments are extremely misleading.  And unfortunately most people are swayed by tone and charisma and so they get swayed by very false ideas.  It concerns me because that is what is at the...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2008

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