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    Intelligence - Gift or Curse?

    Well,i'm not talking about in general, i mean humans as a whole.Surely, our race would of benefited from the blissfull unawareness that all other animals have? Our intelligence allows to advance to a God-like state, yet it is intelligence that makes us worry, become depressed,puts retstrictiosn on us (e.g the latest statistics show everyone is FAT nobody is allowed to eat anymore.)and even create things such as the bomb and the gun that just cause pain and misery.It's our greatest gift, but our greatest obstacle.Who agrees?Or more importantly, who doesn't?

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    I don't. Beings that aren't intelligent have no knowledge that they even exist. The heartache and pain we experience is the small price we pay for being able to experience joy. Pwnt
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    lol... weren't you supposed to have been banned? :P

    Anyway. I think intelligence is a gift, because it's a means of making the world better, so that intelligence would NOT be a curse. : )
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    better? you mean like...polluting it and shit?

    i think it's a gift but we totally abuse it
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    Intelligence.

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    better? you mean like...polluting it and shit?

    i think it's a gift but we totally abuse it

    I'm with Bert on this one. Intelligence was a very good gift. But people deicded to get greedy and abuse our gift.
    By making governments, flags, war, money.
    Stuff that DOESN'T help.[/quote]
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    Re: Intelligence.

    Quote Originally Posted by Destinyslink.
    But people deicded to get greedy and abuse our gift. By making governments, flags, war, money.
    Stuff that DOESN'T help.
    Governments do help whether you think so or not.

    Intelligence is a gift that God gave us but we often abuse our privileges that we have.
    So yeah, like what Bert said I guess.
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    LOL.

    you actually think government HELP?

    Who built enough WMD's to destroy the world 9 times over?
    Who makes "armies of peace" and arms them to the teeth?
    Who knew about 9/11 before it happened? (<--- This one is my own theory).
    Who made flags, boarders and nations to divide the human race?


    The Government.
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    not really, seein as there isn't really a 'the government'

    the governments of each country are there to stop people doing stupid shit, but obviously they've taken it too far and gone pseudo-fascist, such was my point about abuse of intelligence
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    off topic

    Without government the whole world wouldn't have roads, schools, police.
    Can you image the world if it was without police/law and order. Criminals could just do what ever and get away with it, there would be many more scandals and corrupness than there is already. We would be in constant fear of being killed by being shot in the cross fire of two gangs gunning it out. It seems that people look only at the bad things that a government does and doesn't see all the good things that they do, myself included. But the Bible sais that without autority in the world there would be chaos and turmoil. But you porbably don't believe in the Bible anyway. I don't really want to aurgue because niether one of us is going to change his view so, there's no real point in debating further. And besides it's offtopic.

    So anyway, I think that intellegence is a gift which we don't use very wiesly.
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    if we dont use it wisely it shouldn't be called intelligence ))(*
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