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    Problem #7:
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    julian replied to the thread B 2020 Nobel prize in physics.
    I thought it was a maths result because the singularity theorems prove (that under physically reasonable conditions) there exist...
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    julian replied to the thread B 2020 Nobel prize in physics.
    Here is a link to Hawking's chapter's of the pop science/ bit of math book "The Nature of Space and Time" that was coauthored with...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    Let me explain what this is all about. Say you start with 28 biscuits on your plate of you eat 2 of the biscuits. There MUST then be 26...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    I get what you were saying. And yes these are the questions that would be need to be answered when coming up with a definition of your...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    This has me in mind of groupthink. People never learn the lesson of grouthink, they repeat the same mistake of groupthink. When people...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    Not sure how you can create a quantum superposition of number of biscuits correlated to a biscuit number measuring device.
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    That is profound. You must have great difficulty buying groceries! Nothing in this store is objectively defined! I'm fairly sure it is...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    They actually believe they are disproving these statements: "If I eat 2 biscuits I will then have 2 less biscuits left behind" and...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    This resonates with me because I am personally attempting to reason with people who "think" the are disproving subtraction. You were...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    I had a serious language developmental disorder (not dyslexia but probably SLI) as a child and young adult. I had to retake GCSE-English...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    Newton was not average, he was a absolute genius and saw further than all others of his time. He had flaws, when head on the mint he...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    With advent of the internet there has been a resurgence in the flat Earth society and other crackpottery. I think you need to add...
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    julian replied to the thread What makes a person smart?.
    Aren't IQ tests adapted to the person's age?
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