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'Intellectuals' Are Afraid Of Discussing Certain Topics. 'Intellectuals' Eat Propaganda Up.

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posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:12 PM
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It is clear. You can see it here on ATS.

'Intellectuals' are the dumbest people in the world.

'Intellectuals' are constantly fooled by propaganda.

'Intellectuals' read from a script.

'Intellectuals' love censorship.

'Intellectuals' are easily manipulated.
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posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:19 PM
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Mr. Confusion again, I don't understand your point. Can you tell who the intellectuals on ATS are? Or are you thinking of University professors? Can you give me some examples?

OH! I think I get it. "'Intellectuals' love censorship." Are you referring to the threads that have been yanked in the last ten minutes? And if you are, does that mean that the Mods are "Intellectuals?" I don't think I've ever heard a Mod claim that.

Help, I'm a little lost.
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posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:21 PM
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Originally posted by charles1952
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Mr. Confusion again, I don't understand your point. Can you tell who the intellectuals on ATS are? Or are you thinking of University professors? Can you give me some examples?

OH! I think I get it. "'Intellectuals' love censorship." Are you referring to the threads that have been yanked in the last ten minutes?

Help, I'm a little lost.


George Orwell - "Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them."

Its not just on ATS but ATS does shine a spotlight on it.

edit- ATS is doing good work.
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posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:31 PM
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*Sliiiiiiiiiiiiiides into thread.*

Arrogance and ignorance goes hand in hand, even among the most knowledgeable of people.

Superior ability breeds superior ambition.

*Slllllllliiiiiiiiiiiiiiides out of threads.*



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:33 PM
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Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
*Sliiiiiiiiiiiiiides into thread.*

Arrogance and ignorance goes hand in hand, even among the most knowledgeable of people.

Superior ability breeds superior ambition.

*Slllllllliiiiiiiiiiiiiiides out of threads.*



Is that your own quote? Thats pretty cool.





posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:38 PM
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You shouldn't pick on them like that, they can't help it if they lack common sense. Not all intellectuals are like that, memorizing a lot of things robs the mind's processing ability. There are some people with great knowledge and the ability to adapt it to situations outside of their field. Most people choose one field of expertise, this allows them to excel in it. Our society is structured that way if you haven't noticed.



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:39 PM
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I DONT UNDERSTAND WHY WE CAN TALK ABOUT ALIENS,,MIB,,PRESIDENT OBAMA,,UFOS.,,SHOOTINGS,,THE NASA ROVER,,RUINS ALL OVER THE WORLD,,ANIMALS,,CATS,,DOGS,,BIRDS,,DOLPHINS,,AND SOME OTHER LUNATIC THAT POST SENSELESS STUFF,............THINK ,THATS THE NORM......RIGTH?.....



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:42 PM
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Originally posted by rickymouse
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You shouldn't pick on them like that, they can't help it if they lack common sense. Not all intellectuals are like that, memorizing a lot of things robs the mind's processing ability. There are some people with great knowledge and the ability to adapt it to situations outside of their field. Most people choose one field of expertise, this allows them to excel in it. Our society is structured that way if you haven't noticed.

You sound like-

I remember thinking how comfortable it was, this division of labour which made it unnecessary for me to study fogs, winds, tides, and navigation, in order to visit my friend who lived across an arm of the sea. It was good that men should be specialists, I mused. The peculiar knowledge of the pilot and captain sufficed for many thousands of people who knew no more of the sea and navigation than I knew. On the other hand, instead of having to devote my energy to the learning of a multitude of things, I concentrated it upon a few particular things, such as, for instance, the analysis of Poe's place in American literature - an essay of mine, by the way, in the current Atlantic. Coming aboard, as I passed through the cabin, I had noticed with greedy eyes a stout gentleman reading the Atlantic, which was open at my very essay. And there it was again, the division of labour, the special knowledge of the pilot and captain which permitted the stout gentleman to read my special knowledge on Poe while they carried him safely from Sausalito to San Francisco.

www.online-literature.com...

Wolf Larsen learns him a thing or two.
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edit- but yeah.I think you make good points.
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posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:45 PM
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Originally posted by rocha123
I DONT UNDERSTAND WHY WE CAN TALK ABOUT ALIENS,,MIB,,PRESIDENT OBAMA,,UFOS.,,SHOOTINGS,,THE NASA ROVER,,RUINS ALL OVER THE WORLD,,ANIMALS,,CATS,,DOGS,,BIRDS,,DOLPHINS,,AND SOME OTHER LUNATIC THAT POST SENSELESS STUFF,............THINK ,THATS THE NORM......RIGTH?.....


I guess certain topics can offend. Im not blaming ATS. I think society is that way. Its kind of dumb because certain things cant be examined.



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:46 PM
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I think at this point, it is common knowledge, that the gigher up the "intellectual" ladder people climb, they get so used to being told they are right all the time they lose the ability to assume they might not be somtimes.

Much the way the super rich and hollywood elite, get wackier and wackier with time, as everyone around them blows smoke up their asses, while always kissing it to try to garner favor. Tom cruise wasn't always a nut job, it was only after every person he knows telling him how great he is for so long that he went bat# crazy.

I can name many more examples, but I believe you hard hitting ATSers already know wherfe I am comming from.



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:49 PM
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Well said.



posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 11:53 PM
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Thank you sir!

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posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 01:24 AM
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A lot of intellectuals are more concerned with LOOKING smart than actually BEING smart. They collect degrees and titles like cub-scout badges. And the deeper they get entrenched into the system, the bigger their stake in maintaing the status quo, which makes them more open to manipulation.

Few realize how much the uppermost heights of the Ivory Tower are more about indoctrination than the pursuit of free knowledge. And if they do realize it, most repress the knowledge.



posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 01:28 AM
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Originally posted by silent thunder
A lot of intellectuals are more concerned with LOOKING smart than actually BEING smart. They collect degrees and titles like cub-scout badges. And the deeper they get entrenched into the system, the bigger their stake in maintaing the status quo, which makes them more open to manipulation.

Few realize how much the uppermost heights of the Ivory Tower are more about indoctrination than the pursuit of free knowledge. And if they do realize it, most repress the knowledge.




Why everyone can have a brain.





posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 03:40 AM
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i was going to respond with a reasoned argument based on evidence and logic but that would be stupid!

so instead here's my opinion: i think you're wrong



posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 08:09 AM
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I think the 'fever' that got to TOM CRUISE about his influence in the public eye,its getting also on the websites like ATS,sadly nothing said about anything rigth now will change the history of the WWII, theres other web sites with less anarchy,the point is to learn the other side of the story.DENY IGNORANCE......I will keep looking into this,feel like theres a big can of worms thats just been opened....



posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 03:06 PM
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Glad I ain't no intellectual.

What it really comes down to, I think, is this: Intellect is cool. It's pretty nifty and useful, but it pales in comparison to the highest form of "intellect." Spiritual intellect if you will: Wisdom.

I know a lot of folk in the small mountain community where I'm currently living that don't have much traditional education, but they are some of the smartest folk I've EVER been around when it comes to living a life of character, strength, and goodwill.

They are surrounded by others who love them throughout their life, and when they die they are surrounded by folk who loved them.

How smart is that?



posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 04:50 PM
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Most intellectuals are just loquacious and enjoy using words more than they do their thoughts.



posted on Sep, 5 2012 @ 05:32 PM
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in·tel·lec·tu·al/ˌintlˈekCHo͞oəl/
Adjective:
Of or relating to the intellect: "intellectual stimulation".
Noun:
A person possessing a highly developed intellect.



in·tel·lect/ˈintlˌekt/
Noun:

The faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, esp. with regard to abstract or academic matters.
The understanding or mental powers of a particular person: "her education, intellect and talent".


Clearly the people you describe are not Intellectuals.

Self proclaimed ones rarely are.

~Tenth



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