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Hope you get some sleep dude. Try some cannabis indica.
I drafted two motions today, and killed off a 22 oz of homebrewed apfelwein. My only additional thoughts are how foreign it is to me. I mean, I was the first in my family to go to undergrad university. There was never any need for IQ tests in my world. Looking back, maybe a bit naive, as I never cared enough to study or prep for any standardized test. I was just expected to do well and do it myself with little or no help. *shrug* Fuck test scores; I'll put my actual resume up against anyone's.
Ha! Love it. What do you think about experience vs. book learning? Knowledge acquired via experience vs. that obtained in a classroom? The more I thought about it, I realize this is what sticks in my craw about IQ fetish-ists. It completely disregards an equally, if not more, valuable way of obtaining knowledge.
Example: I worked in general civil/heavy highway construction as a laborer, and then a project engineer/estimator. I had literally zero book knowledge about the industry, but knew a lot about it through experience. When greenhorns with construction management degrees came out to the job, people laughed at them because they had no clue how to actually build things beyond book theory. Anyway, this type of knowledge is underrated on the forum, and leads to my belief that there is often a lack of life experience behind many of these viewpoints.
Yeah I tend to agree. It's more IQ fetish-ists at this point, literally becoming aroused over SAT scores. Weird. I do feel judged but that's not even the worst part. It's the whole, "intelligence is the most defining human characteristic" argument I hear that bothers me. Implication being less intelligent (whatever that means) means less human, and that opens doors I don't even want to think about.
We have two booze amendments in the US constitution already. Don't need a third. Skip it completely and go straight to international treaty. I like it.