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    What is more important in your opinion? Intelligence or knowledge?

    I personally find intelligence more important as it can be more widely used(to an extent) than knowledge and knowledge can be learnt when intelligent can't (to an extent again).
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    Intelligence is more useful although it deserves no praise.
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    it used to be nollidge that "the earth is flat" and "there be dragons". these statements would no longer be widely regarded as nollidge.
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    In general intelligence because thats where your problem solving comes from.

    Can't do anything if you're out in the wilderness with no knowledge how to survive though lol.
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    (Original post by elekro)
    What is more important in your opinion? Intelligence or knowledge?

    I personally find intelligence more important as it can be more widely used(to an extent) than knowledge and knowledge can be learnt when intelligent can't (to an extent again).
    what type of question is this?
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    I make up for the I lack of intelligence I have with my knowledge

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    Which I have very litte.
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    (Original post by CraigBackner)
    what type of question is this?
    random, I just remembered someone I knew who was very knowledgeable but lacked in intelligence, but people thought he was really smart, when in reality all he did was quote facts that he just knew, and because he was confident people didn't question his actual intelligence.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    In general intelligence because thats where your problem solving comes from.

    Can't do anything if you're out in the wilderness with no knowledge how to survive though lol.
    haha true, I think a combination of both is ideal
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    (Original post by elekro)
    random, I just remembered someone I knew who was very knowledgeable but lacked in intelligence, but people thought he was really smart, when in reality all he did was quote facts that he just knew, and because he was confident people didn't question his actual intelligence.
    no it wasnt a literal question, i meant how can you even ask a question like this when the obvious answer is intelligence
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    Knowledge is I suppose what psychologists call crystalised intelligence. Intelligence is what they call fluid intelligence.

    I think dividing this way makes it easier to understand that they're similar. What you call knowledge is simply the accumulation of data that were nonetheless acquired using what you call intelligence. The rate at which you accumulate knowledge is intelligence. So I'd definitely say intelligence is far more important that knowledge. You can become knowledgeable the faster you learn - i.e. the higher your intelligence is.
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    (Original post by CraigBackner)
    no it wasnt a literal question, i meant how can you even ask a question like this when the obvious answer is intelligence
    oops :P
 
 
 
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