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    Because some people don't care about what people think of them, and don't want to improve themselves, and just aren't bothered, but others care and want to be someone who develops and improves themselves, and are bothered about everything they do. I don't know maybe?
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    everyone is special in their own way.
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    (Original post by Reachin4TheStars)
    Because some people don't care about what people think of them, and don't want to improve themselves, and just aren't bothered, but others care and want to be someone who develops and improves themselves, and are bothered about everything they do. I don't know maybe?
    you could use that way of thinking to justify poverty. so if someone is poor, it's because they can't be bothered to be successful.
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    (Original post by Dangerous-D)
    everyone is special in their own way.
    sounds like something out of High School Musical.
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    (Original post by JoePFR)
    "Better" could mean anything.

    If you define how "good" someone is based on how much they earn, what grades they got and what they look like then I guess she is better. But in my opinion that's a very superficial and meaningless definition.

    Is the rich, handsome businessman who exploits children for labour in third world countries "better" than the working class, overweight builder who volunteers to help the homeless every week?

    It's such a subjective term with so many different dimensions to it, calling any one person broadly "better" than another is reductionist and short sighted.
    But if she is better than me in other ways too, such as health and knowing how to get along with people and make friends, then surely she's a better person overall.
    Having a good job isn't just about the income, it's about your status and importance within the company you work for, and your contribution to society as a whole.
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    (Original post by sherlockfan)
    But if she is better than me in other ways too, such as health and knowing how to get along with people and make friends, then surely she's a better person overall.
    Having a good job isn't just about the income, it's about your status and importance within the company you work for, and your contribution to society as a whole.
    I'm sure there are many areas of life you are better at, whether that's moral integrity, skills in certain areas, there are all sorts of different areas in life and it's not fair to judge people as a whole based on their capabilities in some of them.
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    (Original post by JoePFR)
    I'm sure there are many areas of life you are better at, whether that's moral integrity, skills in certain areas, there are all sorts of different areas in life and it's not fair to judge people as a whole based on their capabilities in some of them.
    I'm not though. As a whole she's a better person.
    Im not jealous of her but it's just a fact.
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    (Original post by sherlockfan)
    Actually research has shown that genes are accountable for a person's intelligence. No one is born equal, that's a lie. My friends environment isn't dramatically different to mine so that can't be it.
    How significant are these genes towards one's natural intelligence?
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    (Original post by HurtfulHarold)
    How significant are these genes towards one's natural intelligence?
    75 percent according to research. I'd post a link but I'm on my phone. You can Google it.
 
 
 
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