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"Have you ever met someone who is smarter than you?&quo posted 17 July 2007 in Philosophy Discussion"Have you ever met someone who is smarter than you?&quo by Zarathinius, Auditor

I would put forth that some people who answer "no" to this question don't spend much time talking to other people. It takes time to accurately gauge how intelligent someone is compared to oneself. Or, perhaps the problem is that they do talk, and never listen.

It might also be possible that more egotistical intellectuals simply annoy everyone around them, and annoyed people rarely display glittering intellect. I've occasionally met people who thought they were smarter than me, and I've found myself responding with nods and "yeah"s. view post


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