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another poster who jumped in before thinking IQ has nothing to do with spelling or most the other things you mentioned on you post
but more to do with wit
Then there is the professor who is brilliant but wears two different colored socks
this place is starting to disapoint if people dont think things out before posting
Originally posted by Badge01
reply to post by smokingman2006
Monkey's with higher IQ than (normal humans)? Citation, please.
I just find it hard to believe a claim of high I.Q. with a poor vocabulary. That's one of the tests. If you use 'you're' (you are) when you mean 'your' (possessive) and don't even realize it. then I'm dubious; sorry.
You can protest, but statistically, out of 10k posters, only 0.25% will test above 130 I.Q. (how many is that?(*) )
Now there is a difference between I.Q. and intelligence.
I prefer to go by grammar, ideation, spelling, creativity, sense of humor, knowledge, vocabulary, abstract thinking, cleverness, ability to learn and a certain degree of humility. We've all got a lot to learn.
2 cents. ('',)
Originally posted by kidflash2008
reply to post by riggs2099
What you have stated is the problem with hypnosis as it is done today. The one's who do the hypnosis are fishing for an experience, and the one who is under hypnosis will use their life experience and interests to fill in the blanks. I am not saying there are no alien abductions, but I will state the vast majority of the claims are sleep paralysis or some kind of neurological disorder.
The above is not a popular stance in the abduction phenomena.
Take a dozen random people into a mock UFO without telling them it's not real, and you'll get a dozen accounts of the experience that are all different from each other. That's not because they made it up, it's because different people experience the same event differently.
I would like to apologise to you and everyone else for my little outburst yesterday but I was just riled by the sweeping comment in the OP implying that ALL abductees were either liars or idiots.
I do agree with you and mentioned somewhere in my rant that there are a huge percentage of people who exaggerate such matters ... or blatantly lie...this is very upsetting for those genuine 'experiencers' whether their personal experience was positive (as was mine) or terrifying.
I suppose what I really wanted to say yesterday was that it is not only healthy to be sceptical ... it is essential, but each case should be judged on it's own merit.
And however honest someone is about having such an experience there is no way to provide hard, indisputible evidence at this moment in time ... but it will come one day and then everyone will know the truth.
And for those who believe that "aliens" would WANT to choose people who could accurately describe them and their craft, you are missing the point entirely.
Do you choose your hamburger by the articulate mooings of the cow it came from? Think of an alien visitation/abduction as visit from the vet, making sure Farmer Brown's livestock is healthy enough for consumption. That might give you a different perspective as to how "they" might view "us".