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#128467 - 05/14/04 02:22 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect
TEd Remington Offline
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Interesting question that's been talked about lucidly below.

But in law there is only intellect, as in intellectual property. No one ever said that the copyrighted words "Bee bop a loo bop" or "Kookie; Kookie' lend me your comb" were intelligent property.

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#128468 - 05/14/04 05:27 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect
TheFallibleFiend Offline
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Registered: 01/23/02
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Loc: Virginia, USA

"In brief, it's very difficult to think of how intellect can be wasted the way intelligence can be. Therefore intellect = intelligence + wisdom"

If a person has a somewhat high intelligence, but seldom uses it to think deeply, then he is wasting his intelligence. He has intelligence, but does not use it.

If he thinks deeply about things that are silly, he is wasting his intellect.

OTOH, he might have a high intelligence (of the trivial type), but nevertheless think poorly when he attempts to think deeply.

I consider wisdom a kind of intelligence - one of course which has a synergy with the other kinds. I'm not sure of an actual equation, but it might go something like this:

intellect = intelligence + interest + diligence + discipline

Implicit in the formulation of intelligence would be judgement or discernment, experience (and learning from it), and maybe a bit of art, but I'm not sure.

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#128469 - 05/14/04 07:45 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect
Faldage Offline
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Trust you USns to get things back to fron

Who sez it's Usn's got it backerds?


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#128470 - 05/15/04 12:19 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect
Capfka Offline
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Registered: 06/28/02
Posts: 1624
Loc: Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Who sez it's Usn's got it backerds?

Wh...why, I thought everyone knew that! Some things are just axiomatic! Don't waste your intell..., um,

(a) -ect
(b) -igence
(c) Neither of the above
(d{i}) Both of the above if one drives the other
(e{ii}) Both of the above if one drives the other, but the other way around
(e) Both of the above if they are cognates
(f) Both of the above if you feel like it ...

... worrying yore purty li'l haid about it, Faldo. This, too, shall farce.


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#128471 - 05/15/04 04:12 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect
Faldage Offline
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(a) -ect
(b) -igence
(c) Neither of the above
(d{i}) Both of the above if one drives the other
(e{ii}) Both of the above if one drives the other, but the other way around
(e) Both of the above if they are cognates
(f) Both of the above if you feel like it ...


I'll take one from column A and two from column B.


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#128472 - 05/17/04 01:17 AM Re: intelligence vs intellect
wsieber Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 1026
Loc: Switzerland
In British society, clever men waste a great deal of time pretending to be stupid. (In France the situation is reversed.) - Not surprisingly, the quotation's author has a German name...



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#214450 - 03/11/14 11:28 PM Re: intelligence vs intellect [Re: reebecca]
starstern Offline
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Registered: 03/11/14
Posts: 1
Loc: Ny
intellect = the motivation to be logical
logic = to reason things as far its related to common sense
intelligent = logic inventory accumulated in his memory

am i wright ??

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