THE CONTENTS OF OUR MINDS

COMPARTMENTS OF INTELLIGENCE, BOXES OF STUPIDITY

I see successful people who show they are intelligent — in certain areas. It is always disarming, and a bit confusing, to discover they also have in their minds boxes of stupidity. The compartments of intelligence are marked by logical, rational analysis, and maintain a constant flow of information, in and out. The boxes of stupidity are closed and locked from the inside. They are controlled by emotion and become closely held belief systems.

Rational beliefs are slow to anger, and never fear dialectic exchange. Irrational…

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