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Re: We Need To Talk 'Intelligence' - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 22:59:35 -0400
Fwd Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 09:10:54 -0500
Subject: Re: We Need To Talk 'Intelligence' - Ledger


>>From: Kelly Freeman <Khfflsciufo.nul>
>>Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 13:52:58 EST
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Subject: Re: We Need To Talk 'Intelligence'

>>>From:  Todd Lemire <tlemire.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date:Sat, 13 Mar 2004 15:10:22
>>>-0500 Subject:  Re: We Need To Talk 'Intelligence'

>>>It would be wise to look at how much control over a group and
>>>environment a super intelligent being can achieve. Would a super
>>>intelligent being 'need' to? If we could achieve these states of
>>>higher awareness and intellect what are we doing now to arrest
>>>it?

>>>Better yet, is there a super intelligence or are we in general
>>>arrested by some means (i.e. dietary).

<snip>

>>Consider, for example, all the junk food that is consumed by the
>>vast majority of people on this planet and what the effect such
>>unhealthful dietary habits can cause to the human body, and in
>>particular, the human brain/mind.  Add to that environmental
>>factors such as nuclear, chemical and other forms of pollution such
>>as electromagnetic radiation emanating from just about everywhere,
>>who can say what all these influences are doing to us?

<snip>

>>The super intelligent mind is latent within all of us, we just need
>>to learn how to tap into it and use it to our advantage.

>Just how many of the world's 6 Billion people can afford junk food no
>less any food? How many are in a position to produce much pollution?
>Think of Africa, India, Bangladesh, most of the Moslem world. It is
>the minority in the West which can afford junk food, obesity, gas
>guzzling SUVs. Let us not judge others by ourselves.

When it comes right down to it, intelligence isn't measured by
how we live but how we use it to propagate the species. Maybe a
sensibly non-polluted world with ample food for all is an
admirable by-product of our use of our intelligence but I'm
wondering if we aren't fooling ourselves by thinking that a race
much further up the intelligence scale [meaning accumulated
knowledge from being around longer] would be any less messy or
better fed than we are. I'm assuming that they are, mind you,
since we are getting better at it, but we are fighting the
numbers game. It takes money, education but most of all, it
takes time.


Don Ledger




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