I'm thinking about joining Mensa and I was wondering what experiences others have had with them. I really don't know if it's something I want to do or not. What are the benefits of joining?
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A feeling of being elite?Originally posted by Laser Eyes
What are the benefits of joining?
That's the last thing I want. I already have to fight against that.A feeling of being elite?
Can you actually find an online version of the Mega test?Originally posted by N_Quire
Try this for size if you think Mensa is for wimps: http://www.eskimo.com/~miyaguch/mega.html [Broken]
What is the point of MENSA anyways? What do they do?Ain't no party like a MEN-SA party
'Cause a MEN-SA party don't start
Yes I do have some doubts, that's why I was asking. As to why I would think about joining, this is going to sound bad however I put it, but it's nice to talk to people at your own level for a change.why do you feel the need to join? surely you must have some doubts if you are asking others about their experiences?
I disagree - I don't think it's jealousy, but a justified reaction to people thinking they are, in fact, better than other people.Originally posted by LogicalAtheist
"The general population seems to have great disdain for the kind of elitist attitude that emanates from Mensa members whether they know them or not."
We commonly call this jealousy. People will up and down refute any claim that makes someone else "better" in any way, than them. It's just jealousy. Don't you want the general population to hate you because your intelligent, rich, famous, or attractive?