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What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:16 pm

What are your thoughts on what constitutes genius? Is it a moniker applied to a person's lifetime sustained by unconventional inspiration leading to new discoveries? Is it an inspired moment everyone is gifted with at some point?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Kriswest » Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:53 am

You can be a general genius or a subject genius. You can also have a genius moment or time. A person that has been designated retarded or severely mentally handicapped can have what is called a stroke of genius. A genius idea is not restricted to types of people.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:27 am

It's in the outcomes.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:34 am

Immediate outcomes trump eventual outcomes?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:36 am

Why the distinction? Wouldn't the best immediate ones lead to the best long term ones?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:45 am

No.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:11 pm

I think they would.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:23 pm

Is this supposed naivete an act by one of your many participants who are themselves under your guise? Nuclear energy is one example of the best becoming less so and that's putting it mildly.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:35 pm

In regards to creative genius:

"What matters is the ability to stave off the deepest, most unquenchable need to be applauded, to be rewarded monetarily, to birth these children held so dear, dreams. Mother Earth cannot sustain such frivolity of forethought, the lack of personal accountability to a shared reality, the lack of considering others' futures as well with this dark need to create no matter the cost. The unadulterated romance of creation is blinding and intoxicating."-MM, written in another thread.


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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:39 pm

Maybe a creative idea does not convince the one having it that it is his own unless others tell him so, almost as if the person doesn't feel deserving of greatness in their own right so they must share it with everyone who will reflect this greatness that they themselves cannot justly perceive. If this is true, it is very sad. I am happy just to dream and remember. I would like to create only what is needed, but in this world of wreckless, creative overabundance, my desire wanes.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby pilgrim_tom » Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:52 am

What about the genius(s) who discovered genetic engineering ... the technique has given us lots of beautiful and colourful fruits, vegetables and so on ... yet ... the jury is still out on the long term impact of this scientific break through on our health.

I heard many years ago that a Hungarian scientist claimed ... paraphrasing ... the human species is driving itself crazy and it doesn't know it. His theory is based on the simple yet factual premise that the human digestive system cannot evolve fast enough to absorb the rapidly changing food chain ... as a result of genetic engineering(GMO foods), chemical fertilizers and pesticides etc.

For example ... we eat a tomato today ... when our stomach examines the molecules of the digested tomato it asks ... is this a tomato or a fish? Apparently many years ago arctic char genes were woven into the tomato plant genes ... to expand the tomato plant's tolerance for cold weather ... an early frost.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:14 am

Man's messing with Nature always has severe consequences. Every time Man tries to control rather than befriend Nature, Nature takes a bite out of Man. Man continues his arrogance and another chunk goes missing. Nature doesn't apologize or try to make amends.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby pilgrim_tom » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:27 am

What about the genius(s) underpinning the Industrial Revolution ... how much of our planet's damage ... air quality and water quality can be traced back to the fathers of the Industrial Revolution. How much of our social ills have the same fountain as their source?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:59 am

Pilgrim wrote
How much of our social ills have the same fountain as their source?


Curious about your answer Pilgrim ( :D ) since I feel there is a strong one that I will enjoy reading?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:17 am

WendyDarling wrote:Is this supposed naivete an act by one of your many participants who are themselves under your guise? Nuclear energy is one example of the best becoming less so and that's putting it mildly.


Hey, the threat of nuclear war has saved more lives than the 2 bombs in Japan took. So how is that bad?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:24 am

What about the meltdowns that go unreported never mind the "clean" effects of this energy source? You enjoy poison?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:28 am

WendyDarling wrote:What about the meltdowns that go unreported never mind the "clean" effects of this energy source? You enjoy poison?


How do you know that this isn't the best of all the possible alternatives?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:38 am

Long term consequences. Isn't there the idea of tried and true in practice anymore which would be implemented before large scale, Earth altering projects are unleashed?

I'm willing to give up creature comforts to save whats left from Scientific retardation. I'll live like it's 1899.

Ocean Wind Turbines OMG such a retarded idea!
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:41 am

WendyDarling wrote:Long term consequences. Isn't there the idea of tried and true in practice anymore which would be implemented before large scale, Earth altering projects are unleashed?


How tried and true does it have to be? Nuclear power is a pretty well established way to create electricity. What alternative would you suggest? Coal? Natural gas? Water? And how can you know what long term consequences are without speculating?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:44 am

Profit over price is what science promotes.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:46 am

Needs to be something new that leaves nature unmolested. What about the use of gravity (gravity lights), space beyond our atmosphere?
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:48 am

WendyDarling wrote:Profit over price is what science promotes.


This is a convenient way to avoid proposing a viable alternative. Boogeymanning is a real thing. I want to patent that word.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:50 am

WendyDarling wrote:Needs to be something new that leaves nature unmolested. What about the use of gravity (gravity lights), space beyond our atmosphere?


Send the idea to the engineers that are working on the DNA machine. I mean, you thought of it. Now we just have to build one right?

Not trying to be a dick or anything, but I do believe that efficiency is an attribute of the natural world, which we, and all our energy gathering methods are a part of. I think that if there were a more efficient way to generate power, that the dollars would go that way. Therefore I think that it's the case that things are the way they are because this is the best possible way.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:53 am

And you think you're smart. Gravity lights exist. Enjoy your poison, it must suit you. Nature can be efficient. Man defies Nature, Man dumb-dumb.
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Re: What makes genius?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:56 am

I don't believe that the gravity light is able to replace the energy needed to prevent us from seeking energy elsewhere.
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