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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-17-06 04:26 PM
Response to Reply #92
99. oh no, i'm sure they're intelligent, too...
intelligence does not come bundled along with empathy, consideration, kindness, tact, etc.
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  -Aren't we each gifted in different ways? uppityperson  Jul-16-06 03:26 PM   #0 
  - Most singers' jobs are safe, but dammit, I'll crank up a tune in the  Old Crusoe   Jul-16-06 03:29 PM   #1 
  - I think the problem lies with the term "gifted".  Bonobo   Jul-16-06 03:29 PM   #2 
  - But if they would have never announced that they were gifted  RagingInMiami   Jul-16-06 03:47 PM   #10 
  - they didn't decide they were gifted  eShirl   Jul-16-06 03:57 PM   #13 
  - Ouch!  Juniperx   Jul-16-06 04:02 PM   #15 
     - How did I insult myself?  RagingInMiami   Jul-17-06 12:54 AM   #34 
        - Did I miss something?  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 08:27 AM   #44 
  - Not victimized  redqueen   Jul-17-06 02:25 PM   #55 
  - Indeed we are.  benburch   Jul-16-06 03:30 PM   #3 
  - It's a formal term used by educators and social scientists. nt  bananas   Jul-16-06 03:54 PM   #12 
  - I know.  benburch   Jul-16-06 03:59 PM   #14 
     - Most extremely intelligent people do poorly in school  Juniperx   Jul-16-06 04:12 PM   #19 
     - Here is a list of people who would not have been in the "gifted class"  Quixote1818   Jul-17-06 03:49 AM   #40 
        - You don't know that for sure  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 01:50 PM   #50 
        - the list appears to be at least partly invented  pitohui   Jul-17-06 05:24 PM   #121 
        - pablo picasso was in fact a child prodigy  pitohui   Jul-17-06 05:23 PM   #120 
     - Like you, I've done well on IQ tests  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-16-06 04:25 PM   #23 
  - That's a pretty broad brush  Juniperx   Jul-16-06 04:06 PM   #16 
  - I agree with you  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-16-06 03:30 PM   #4 
  - You said that so beautifully  Mandate My Ass   Jul-16-06 04:13 PM   #20 
  - All you ever really needed to know can be found in rock 'n roll  Juniperx   Jul-16-06 04:23 PM   #21 
  - "Gifted" kids mastered "patience" waitin for the rest of class to catch up  omega minimo   Jul-17-06 03:26 AM   #39 
     - If we were good.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jul-17-06 02:35 PM   #62 
  - of course we are  Skittles   Jul-16-06 03:32 PM   #5 
  - Bullshit  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:23 PM   #52 
  - I used to feel that way.  murielm99   Jul-16-06 03:39 PM   #6 
  - "Gifted" was a formal term used by social scientists and teachers  bananas   Jul-16-06 03:41 PM   #7 
  - No  yella_dawg   Jul-16-06 03:42 PM   #8 
  - They are gifted, in a very special way.  uppityperson   Jul-16-06 03:49 PM   #11 
  - I'd like to think so........  smokey nj   Jul-16-06 03:43 PM   #9 
  - It doesn't mean a person knows any more than the next  Juniperx   Jul-16-06 04:09 PM   #17 
  - theoretically, couldn't someone start a 'not gifted and untalented'?  idgiehkt   Jul-16-06 04:12 PM   #18 
  - I'll join whichever group gives me a decoder ring.  Buns_of_Fire   Jul-16-06 04:29 PM   #25 
  - That's like saying there's no need for BET  conflictgirl   Jul-16-06 04:41 PM   #28 
     - Insert "men" and "women's rights"  omega minimo   Jul-17-06 03:19 AM   #38 
     - Hear hear!  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:22 PM   #51 
     - rAmen.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jul-17-06 02:37 PM   #64 
  - Absolutely. But Some Are Definitely More Gifted Than Others.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jul-16-06 04:25 PM   #22 
  - Any adult who refers to themself as 'gifted'  LiberalPartisan   Jul-16-06 04:28 PM   #24 
  - Or longs for the good old days of glory  Quixote1818   Jul-17-06 03:58 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-06 02:26 PM   #56 
     - Why the sour grapes?  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:28 PM   #58 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-06 02:30 PM   #60 
           - Ah, so anyone with a high IQ or is a member of a high IQ society  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:59 PM   #68 
              - No, just those whining about how difficult it is  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 03:05 PM   #72 
                 - so if you're stating any problem you have with bush, then you're a whiner  redqueen   Jul-17-06 03:16 PM   #74 
                 - That would be a universal quantifier, yes?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:06 PM   #82 
                    - not surprised to see you're only playing games  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:10 PM   #84 
                       - On this matter a serious discussion is a structural impossibility  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:15 PM   #91 
                          - i disagree. n/t  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:17 PM   #94 
                 - So, you are so empathic  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:20 PM   #75 
                    - Ay yay yay  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:05 PM   #81 
                       - How is it strange? You seem to know so much about  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:09 PM   #83 
                          - This is laughable  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:14 PM   #89 
                             - do you have children?  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:16 PM   #93 
                             - I do  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:35 PM   #102 
                                - this started happening before there was a gifted label.  redqueen   Jul-17-06 05:00 PM   #107 
                                   - Who's trying?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 05:04 PM   #110 
                                      - "I guess I'm just too dumb"  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 05:11 PM   #114 
                                      - just more evidence that it's all a game to some. n/t  redqueen   Jul-17-06 05:16 PM   #119 
                                         - Evil genius? n/t  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 05:51 PM   #123 
                                      - she started feeling alienated  redqueen   Jul-17-06 05:15 PM   #118 
                             - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-06 04:21 PM   #96 
                             - LOL  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:36 PM   #103 
                             - Why do you continue to insult us and call us names?  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:42 PM   #105 
                                - See previous reply  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 04:56 PM   #106 
                                   - So you get your jollies out of insulting people?  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 05:10 PM   #113 
                                      - I don't  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 08:12 PM   #129 
  - Bullshit  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:26 PM   #57 
  - There's a difference between having talents and being "gifted"  conflictgirl   Jul-16-06 04:35 PM   #26 
  - perfect, thank you!  amybhole   Jul-16-06 05:53 PM   #29 
  - Excellent post.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jul-17-06 02:39 PM   #66 
  - Well said  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:29 PM   #76 
  - "perfectionism, depression, difficulty relating to others"  Blue_In_AK   Jul-17-06 05:13 PM   #115 
     - When you feel different and don't know why...  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 06:03 PM   #124 
  - Gifted...LOL  johnnie   Jul-16-06 04:39 PM   #27 
  - There's nothing to get over.  amybhole   Jul-16-06 05:57 PM   #30 
  - No harm if you want to start a Hyundais  johnnie   Jul-16-06 06:16 PM   #31 
     - Hitler was a "gifted" speaker and leader!  Quixote1818   Jul-17-06 04:07 AM   #43 
        - Ever hear the term "evil genius"?  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:42 PM   #78 
  - Well said.  LiberalPartisan   Jul-16-06 06:56 PM   #32 
  - Such bullshit  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:25 PM   #54 
     - I wish I understood.  redqueen   Jul-17-06 02:28 PM   #59 
        - I really wonder what is at the root of this hatred  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:57 PM   #67 
           - disgust with / hatred of weakness?  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:15 PM   #90 
              - Or the contrast is too much for them...  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:24 PM   #98 
  - Thank You! I would much prefer a forum of people who help the poor  Quixote1818   Jul-17-06 04:02 AM   #42 
  - Yet you want to deny people a place to better themselves  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 06:19 PM   #125 
  - Ah... so because you lack the faculties to recognize anyone as gifted  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:39 PM   #77 
     - No thanks  johnnie   Jul-17-06 07:10 PM   #127 
  - No  Raine   Jul-16-06 08:02 PM   #33 
  - Einstein was an idiot.  Rosemary2205   Jul-17-06 12:59 AM   #35 
  - That doesn't make him an idiot!  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:12 PM   #86 
  - no most people are clearly not gifted  pitohui   Jul-17-06 01:29 AM   #36 
  - I think the depression has more reasons than that  conflictgirl   Jul-17-06 02:06 AM   #37 
     - "It can be really depressing..."  BluePatriot   Jul-17-06 09:50 AM   #47 
        - but it shouldn't be depressing  pitohui   Jul-17-06 05:10 PM   #112 
  - Always someone intent on starting a click somewhere. LOL  lonestarnot   Jul-17-06 08:31 AM   #45 
  - I have a feeling that a gifted forum is going to be much like MENSA  MadHound   Jul-17-06 08:53 AM   #46 
  - Bullshit  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 01:44 PM   #49 
  - I was looking forward to  redqueen   Jul-17-06 02:31 PM   #61 
     - Hey RedQueen.  distantearlywarning   Jul-17-06 04:10 PM   #85 
     - Very well said  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:13 PM   #87 
     - apparently we're not qualified to determine what's an issue  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:19 PM   #95 
     - you can come over to  mzteris   Jul-17-06 04:23 PM   #97 
        - yes, i'd be interested in the non-HS groups...  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:28 PM   #100 
           - Not even in college.....  mzteris   Jul-17-06 04:42 PM   #104 
  - We are all equal...  Xenotime   Jul-17-06 09:59 AM   #48 
  - I would have liked that forum.  redqueen   Jul-17-06 02:24 PM   #53 
  - Say it loud and proud, redqueen.  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 02:35 PM   #63 
     - what? that i still need to "grow the fuck up"?  redqueen   Jul-17-06 02:37 PM   #65 
        - Sorry, I think there's a misunderstanding...  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:01 PM   #69 
        - Total misunderstanding...  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:03 PM   #70 
           - sorry...  redqueen   Jul-17-06 03:14 PM   #73 
              - No problem  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 03:44 PM   #79 
                 - no... i wasn't upset with you... just with the responses to the topic  redqueen   Jul-17-06 03:56 PM   #80 
                    - Doh! I get it now...  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 04:16 PM   #92 
                       - oh no, i'm sure they're intelligent, too...  redqueen   Jul-17-06 04:26 PM   #99 
                          - Well said. n/t  Juniperx   Jul-17-06 05:13 PM   #116 
  - Isn't a Gifted Adult just a trust fund beneficiary?  new_beawr   Jul-17-06 03:03 PM   #71 
  - Oh yes. I'm good at making people moan  HypnoToad   Jul-17-06 04:14 PM   #88 
  - Have you ever met  mzteris   Jul-17-06 04:31 PM   #101 
  - I agree...but neither are most of the people claiming "gifted" status  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 05:01 PM   #108 
     - Unfortunately  distantearlywarning   Jul-17-06 05:28 PM   #122 
     - Re: the designation handed out like candy  conflictgirl   Jul-17-06 06:29 PM   #126 
  - Sure, I'm Gifted  querelle   Jul-17-06 05:04 PM   #109 
  - That would be Ms. Jackson...  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-17-06 05:05 PM   #111 
  - Well with that attitude you'll have to get a new screen name  OhioBlues   Jul-17-06 05:14 PM   #117 
  - Sure  ismnotwasm   Jul-17-06 07:35 PM   #128 
  - Locking.  Skinner   Jul-17-06 08:13 PM   #130 
 

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