Thought for today, courtesy of Joelle 👍
Intelligence: I have two memes to say about it
Some forms of intelligence are impossible to calculate.
My dad had a 5th grade education. He could count cards and would often arrive home with money from the bars where he played rummy. He’s the one you wanted by your side in a bar fight. And yet, when I needed emotional support, he was the one who listened.
Dad’s test anxiety was so extreme that when testing was required to keep his job at the post office, he couldn’t pass it. There was no “grandfathered in” and 3 people had to be hired to replace him.
My son, my daughter, and I have about the same IQ range.
- Robert passed his calculus classes as an exchange student in Spain. In one year, he learned to speak Spanish as well as a native. He speaks several languages, and plays several musical…
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