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Inside the mystery of genius

Posted on Monday, 9 July, 2007 | Comment icon 2 comments


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"A genius is easier to recognise than to define. A new television series attempts to find out if they are born or made."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by icedwhitemocha on 9 July, 2007, 21:03
It would be interesting if anyone ever did pinpoint what makes a brilliant scientist , a "brilliant scientist", or a what makes a Prize winning author excell. I know that from what little looking in to the subject that I have done, it seems like people of excellence come from all walks of life, no matter their background or upbringing... In my opinon, I would bet that it would be something doing with our "blue prints", even down to the level of the DNA. A good question would be... could there have been a way to turn a genius away from being a genius?
Comment icon #2 Posted by blizno on 11 July, 2007, 17:43
It would be interesting if anyone ever did pinpoint what makes a brilliant scientist , a "brilliant scientist", or a what makes a Prize winning author excell. I know that from what little looking in to the subject that I have done, it seems like people of excellence come from all walks of life, no matter their background or upbringing... In my opinon, I would bet that it would be something doing with our "blue prints", even down to the level of the DNA. A good question would be... could there have been a way to turn a genius away from being a genius? It should be easy to crush a genius. Child ... [More]


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