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originally posted by: pl3bscheese
a reply to: Serdgiam
Yes, I'd say it's a cultural construct. It does seem that the lower IQ individuals roll with it, while the higher IQ are more inclined to question ignorance and rise above it.
I'd have to disagree that it's not related to intelligence, though would agree that the condition I speak of is more apparent within our society.
originally posted by: Serdgiam
We might have simply had different social experiences. Have you worked with a lot of different groups of varying capacities? It would be interesting if you have, even if a bit off topic. Im not talking about just speaking with people in society either, but actively working towards goals.
Through my life, I have seen arrogance appear more rapidly in intelligent individuals and groups. Where-in, we feel we have nothing to learn from "lower life forms." Beyond that, we have a tendency to put proving ourselves "right" as a higher priority than actually getting anything done. That is one that bridges the gaps between intelligence groups, however, in my experience, it has a higher percentage of manifestation in groups and individuals that specifically focus on IQ, or "high intelligence."
They are more apt to point out others ignorance, but not necessarily their own.