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Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy
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Re: Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy

I feel depressed, but I dunno if I'm intelligent. Actually, I'm pretty stupid and that's probrably what makes me sad. People call me intelligent sometimes but that's just flattery, meh.
04-10-2009 06:53 AM
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Re: Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy

Don't misunderstand. You probably are very intelligent. But there are many aspects and types of intelligence. In the social field, in knowledge, in speech, writing, creativity, happiness, humor, street-wise, sight, and many others that can draw from the various aspects of these as well as others.
To that, there are few people that I would not consider unintelligent. Only ignorant, arrongant, and the type of people who refuse to look.
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I do agree that intelligent people are more like to be unhappy to some level. There are cases when an intelligent people can be likely to be happy in cases where they can be easily triggered by the environment, the atmosphere, the culture, and the places they are going into. The better sentence would be intelligent people are more likely to have some emotional problems that may occurs when they are looking at the world due to the fact that they have an ability to connect the world while studying how's the world is like. There are many type of intelligence and not all could fit this sentence which is intelligent people are more likely to be unhappy. If you are a wise, young, and intelligent person. Then you could be happy going into a roller coaster.

As the more intelligent people you are, the more likely you'll see the flaws with the world and the people around you. This philosophy can apply to the majority of the person who have great ability to do languages and their brain is set up on this case. If your brain is set up for communication purposes, then you can see so many shocking flaws when it comes to looking at the way the people speaks. If your brain is set up for visual art purposes, then you can actually have the ability to comprehend the people around you and know what is the flaw with the society. Even those who have communication skills can have the ability of what people with extremely high visual intelligent can do.

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Emotionally intelligent people would realize better emotional habits breed prosperity.


I wouldn't consider the majority of people here, emotionally savy.

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(10-17-2007 05:14 PM)thoughtmaker Wrote:  
TheHatRebellion Wrote:This will really cook your noodle, but in the Bible, of all places:

Ecclesiastes 1:18

[English] For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

And because I can, in Latin:
[Latin] eo quod in multa sapientia multa sit indignatio et qui addit scientiam addat et laborem

-Hat

just because the bible has some untruths in it doesn't mean it's completely useless. if everyone lived by the general rules of the bible, we'd have a much better world.

Yeah and if we all lived by the bible, this world would be:
A) hella boring
B) totally unfair to women
C) lets face it here, we'd all be worshiping a FAKEMwahaha
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RE: Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy

When I see people doing good things, in the back of my head I want them to fail, because I'm so used to negativity. If they do fail, I feel better (let's forget the irony for a minute) knowing I was right.

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RE: Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy

I'm intelligent and I'm not depressed at all. I do get depressed at times (who doesn't?) but overall I am pretty happy. I definitely understand why intelligent people might be more prone to depression.

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(11-09-2011 11:14 AM)Derchin Wrote:  When I see people doing good things, in the back of my head I want them to fail, because I'm so used to negativity. If they do fail, I feel better (let's forget the irony for a minute) knowing I was right.

I used to feel the same way myself.
Still do sometimes.

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RE: Intelligent people more likely to be unhappy

I'm unhappy, I wonder if I'm intelligent. I like to think that I am but that might just be because I'm pretty narcissistic.
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