“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life thinking it is stupid.“
Intelligence is defined as the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. But knowledge and skills are not found just within the conscious mental realm.
Intelligence is within us all. Your organism is intelligent beyond your conscious awareness. It knows exactly how to function without you even knowing anything about biology.
Intelligence is not something that can be measured. Mental capacity, common sense, logic, pattern recognition, yes. Those things can be measured.
But that’s not what Intelligence is. Those things are just ways Intelligence expresses itself, and comparing them is absurd.
Someone who has normal IQ might create the most profound pieces of music that have ever existed. And someone who has high IQ might not even be able to…
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