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    I think many people here have below average intelligence.
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    17 May '15 18:211 edit
    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    I think many people here have below average intelligence.
    Luckily, nearly half of all people have above average intelligence.
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    17 May '15 18:27
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Luckily, nearly half of all people have above average intelligence.
    That only makes sense if you define the average as the median.
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    17 May '15 18:28
    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    That only makes sense if you define the average as the median.
    mean and median are approximately in the same place on bell curves.
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    17 May '15 19:04
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Luckily, nearly half of all people have above average intelligence.
    That is because most of the ones below average in intelligence are way below average. 😏
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    17 May '15 20:03
    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    I think many people here have below average intelligence.
    To be honest, i question the intelligence behind the creation of this thread.

    😞
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    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    I think many people here have below average intelligence.
    The terrifying thing is that perfectly intelligent people can make the most awful decisions and say the most stupid things. I think it's a mistake to make assumptions about people's intelligence based solely on their comments on internet forums. There's something about the medium which brings out the dipstick in people.
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    17 May '15 21:38
    Originally posted by DeepThought
    The terrifying thing is that perfectly intelligent people can make the most awful decisions and say the most stupid things. I think it's a mistake to make assumptions about people's intelligence based solely on their comments on internet forums. There's something about the medium which brings out the dipstick in people.
    Add that to discussions on religion, a topic well known for it's civil, calm, and well reasoned discourse...
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    if there is a bell curve.
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    18 May '15 00:30
    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    if there is a bell curve.
    There is definitely a Bell curve, what it is applicable to is another matter.
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    18 May '15 02:49
    There is not necessarily a bell curve of intelligence in any sample of people, and median and mean cannot be assumed to be the same.
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    18 May '15 07:11
    Originally posted by dominuslatrunculorum
    There is not necessarily a bell curve of intelligence in any sample of people, and median and mean cannot be assumed to be the same.
    I did not talk about 'any sample off people'. I do think the intelligence of the worlds people approximates the bell curve. I could be wrong. However, the median and mean are almost certainly close to each other: depending on what scale you use to measure intelligence I suppose.
    I remains a reasonable guess to think that about half of all people have above average intelligence.
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    God loves people at different levels of intelligence.
    God manifests Himself to people of vastly different levels of smarts.
    It is intelligent to recognize this.

    I consider Albert Einstien to be an example of a very intelligent person. Yet poor intelligent Einstien could not make it to be faithful to his first wife about which he made sacred vows. His great intellect could not save him from the temptation to grow cold and unfaithful to the wife of his youth.

    The poor intelligent sinner who needed the forgiveness and salvation in Jesus Christ. The poor super intelligent Einstien needed the empowering of the Holy Spirit to be a proper upright human being escaping the iniquity of marital unfaithfulness.

    The very intelligent need forgiveness from their transgressions along with the below average intelligent.
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    18 May '15 08:43
    Originally posted by sonship
    Yet poor intelligent Einstien could not make it to be faithful to his first wife about which he made sacred vows.
    I am not sure they were sacred vows given that he wasn't a theist.

    His great intellect could not save him from the temptation to grow cold and unfaithful to the wife of his youth.
    One does not 'grow cold' as a result of temptation. Unfaithful, yes, but not coldness.

    The poor super intelligent Einstien needed the empowering of the Holy Spirit to be a proper upright human being escaping the iniquity of marital unfaithfulness.
    It is a pity that you lack the empowering of the Holy Spirit to be a proper upright human being. Or do you claim to be morally perfect?
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