posted on Mar, 31 2008 @ 11:44 AM
Originally posted by lombozo
In fact I have thought along those lines. He is very smart - I mean like scary smart. He can hear a song once, and recite it.
That is just plain awesome.. I'm classed as 'gifted' in the audio department,music comes fast but word/lyrics take repeated plays to remember
You know though.. It really pees me off no end when people force their 'learnings' onto other people/kids eg.
I'm a great believer in finding talent and developing it.
SO WHAT!! if your kid can't write or count..
SO WHAT!! if he doesn't fit into the 'normal' ideology of 'learn your 3 r's' get a job and fit into the pathetic idea of 'society'
He could end up writing symphonies that would make Mozart puke with envy.
Try him with instruments.If you find he's playing like a genius in no time,equipment has advanced and is cheap enough to automatically notate it.
More than anything,let him develop himself.
I'd be interested to know if there is an actual physiological change in his senses re. the smelling.More receptor maybe?
It's not exactly the same,but dogs have an amazing ability to 'sniff out' dodgy characters.
I had one that wouldn't let a guitarist near the house..Not going into details but he turned out to be 'not a desirable character' and I was months
behind my doggies opinion.
Wish I'd listened to ole Shep..