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Originally posted by Talltexxxan
The "I" or self is the observer of the ego.
When you say "I want a new Mercedes" its not 'you' saying it. Its your ego, driven by social cues and its own need to be identified somehow with that society.
Now if you say " I want a new Mercedes" and then you mentally take a step back and observe where that 'want for a new Mercedes' came from. THAT is the I or self.
If anyone is interested in the true nature of the ego and how to recognize and rid the control it has over your life, please read the book "A New Earth" by arthur Eckhart Tolle.
Originally posted by timetothink
reply to post by NorEaster
Who mentioned Mensa? EQ = common sense. You are off on some tangent are you sure you are on the right website? You sound very angry...jealous, paranoid someone might be smarter than you? Chillout...I only posted what I read, take it up with the author. Hurling insults at everyone= very low EQ.
Originally posted by ancientthunder
reply to post by NorEaster
Thanks for all of your views on IQ, all in all its given many insights in to the what is lacking in IQ which is what I was hoping for. IQ continues, but at the same time many other aspects show their value and face. One is implanted and many others are spontaneous.So as we grow, the more able we are to see what is valuable and what is not.
Originally posted by BBalazs
reply to post by Dark Ghost
Dont admire IQ. I can teach you pattern recognition in 1 week, it is a skill.
It is important, but nothing to be admired. It is something to be learned if you are so inclined.
Originally posted by absolutely
reply to post by Son of Will
yes intelligence is a fundamental atrribute to what exist, but existence is not an attribute to what is fundamental
existence is a result not an end, existence is a fact but in absolute objectivity always relative free
when absolute freedom is the only true ground reference for any certain superior value reality, then intelligence do not belong to values realm, when intelligence is limited to relative free dimensions so never existing in true free grounds
this is proven by our world existence which revealed the inferior character of intelligence out of its full objective realizations ends
my guess about the reason to such evil character freedom end to all intelligence realities, is the confusion of result concept with free living ends
result by definition is never the reason value nor its source
Originally posted by Son of Will
reply to post by absolutely
Objective reality is something that probably doesn't even exist, if you dive into quantum mechanics. Even if it does exist, humans have no way of perceiving it. The only absolute certainties lie in abstract concepts like most branches of mathematics. We only have relative means of perception and measurement. So despite our attempts at humility, relative measurement is inevitably going to be a constant feature, should we attempt to measure our worth at all.