Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
Two and a half times as smart (IQ 250) does not exist.


Marilyn VosSavant's (yeah right, like that's a real name - LOL) Standford-Binet score was supposedly a record 228.
Her claim to fame?
She's a magazine columnist!

I had a very dear friend who could do advanced physics calculations in his head.
My nuclear physicist father tossed him a couple of questions for fun and damn near fell out of his chair when my friend responded with a correct answer in a matter of seconds.
His claim to fame?
He never got a better job than being a courier.
He too, died at a young age.
He died a bitter, miserable drunk.

The world is full of people with sky-high IQ's who work delivering pizzas. Just having the IQ of a Good Will Hunting is not enough.
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