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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    You can be a genius and still hold misguided views. Look at Ben Carson. Possibly the world's best neurosurgeon in his day, yet he doesn't believe in evolution.
    Genius neurosurgeon. Probably not much else if he's a republican.
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    Genius neurosurgeon. Probably not much else if he's a republican.
    You're missing the point. You can be extremely intelligent but hold bigoted views, they're not mutually exclusive.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    You're missing the point. You can be extremely intelligent but hold bigoted views, they're not mutually exclusive.
    Depends how you define intelligence. If someone is academically gifted but is conservative, I do not think they are a great person.
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    Depends how you define intelligence. If someone is academically gifted but is conservative, I do not think they are a great person.
    Being a great person (i.e. morality) has nothing to do with your intelligence.
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    (Original post by ivybridge)
    The Bible doesn't agree with anything; don't pick and choose according to what suits you, pal.
    You are right. I'm sorry if I offended you.
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    (Original post by Mactotaur)
    Being a great person (i.e. morality) has nothing to do with your intelligence.
    If you think that and it probably is that in the dictionary. I'd rather not compliment someone and say they are intelligent if they're not a decent person.
    But whatever floats your boat.
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    If you think that and it probably is that in the dictionary. I'd rather not compliment someone and say they are intelligent if they're not a decent person.
    But whatever floats your boat.
    You don't have to compliment someone or even like them to know they're intelligent. The same with morality; you can tell from their views what type of morality they adhere to.
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    Depends how you define intelligence. If someone is academically gifted but is conservative, I do not think they are a great person.
    A lot of people are intelligent (not all gifted) and are conservative- David Cameron, Boris Johnson, George Osbourne, Justin Welby- they all studied at Oxbridge and yet they hold conservative views. In fact, I would say that more academically intelligent and well-educated people tend to be conservative.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    A lot of people are intelligent (not all gifted) and are conservative- David Cameron, Boris Johnson, George Osbourne, Justin Welby- they all studied at Oxbridge and yet they hold conservative views. In fact, I would say that more academically intelligent and well-educated people tend to be conservative.
    Or they are elitist
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    Or they are elitist
    No. Getting into Oxbridge doesn't require being elite or privileged- it requires you to be academically intelligent.
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    gay marriage has done nothing but good since it was legalised in the uk, i hope it's legalised in other places as well
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    ****ing LOL. No need to offend the massive number of people who have been murdered because of their sexuality. Yes I will offend prejudiced ***** that are of base levels of intelligence.
    Excuse me, what makes you more intelligent than someone like me? Because I consider myself to be quite intelligent.
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    (Original post by nomnomnomm)
    gay marriage has done nothing but good since it was legalised in the uk, i hope it's legalised in other places as well
    It should only be legalised if the majority of the population in these countries supports it. For example, it should not be legalised in a country like Russia where most people do not support it.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    It should only be legalised if the majority of the population in these countries supports it. For example, it should not be legalised in a country like Russia where most people do not support it.
    no, it should be legalised everywhere, because same-sex attraction should not be criminalised x

    i'm not interested in debating this - you're entitled to ur own views, whatever
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    No. Getting into Oxbridge doesn't require being elite or privileged- it requires you to be academically intelligent.

    Pretty sure it's easier getting in there for upper class twits even if they're stupid.
    Even then it seems quite clear to me that socialism is more moral.
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    Love isn't based on a gender, race, religion etc it's based on the people's feelings so why can't they marry, of course they should be allowed to! I'm supporting it.


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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    Pretty sure it's easier getting in there for upper class twits even if they're stupid.
    Even then it seems quite clear to me that socialism is more moral.
    (Original post by nomnomnomm)
    no, it should be legalised everywhere, because same-sex attraction should not be criminalised x

    i'm not interested in debating this - you're entitled to ur own views, whatever
    Guys let's agree to disagree.
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    (Original post by Trapz99)
    Guys let's agree to disagree.

    I'm for equal marriage.
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    (Original post by ADGWrigley)
    I'm for equal marriage.
    All right all right. Let's agree to disagree on this one
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    Yes

    My policy is, if it doesn't physically hurt anyone, there's no problem with it. If it makes people happy, why not?
 
 
 
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