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Defining Quality of Mind

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 31yrs • M •
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Defining Quality of Mind
Side project, just for kicks.

Terms used.
Intellectual - Possessing or showing the understanding of knowledge both rational and creativity
Smart - Synonymous with intelligent and clever
Intelligent - Having the ability perceive and comprehend meaning
Genius - Exceptionally and naturally intellectual
Knowledgeable - Synonym of intelligent
Wise - Intelligent via learning of judgment and deep understanding
Clever - Mentally quick
Inventive - Ingeniously creative
Learned - Mastery of a study
Creative - Imaginative, inventive
Studied - Knowledge acquired
Scholar - having interest to learn
Brilliant - Extraordinarily intelligent
Rational - Based on or in accordance with reason or logic
Comprehend - Grasp mentally; understand
Judgment - The ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions
Study - Devote time and attention to acquiring knowledge
Skills - The ability to do something well; expertise
Savant - a person of learning; especially : one with detailed knowledge in some specialized field (as of science or literature)
Originality - The ability to think independently and creatively
Imagination - The faculty or action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses
Insight - The capacity to gain an accurate and deep intuitive understanding of a person or thing
Realization - An act of becoming fully aware of something as a fact




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 31yrs • M •
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I should note, I define quality of mind based on open-mindedness but I thought this was an ok diagram so I posted it to hear feed back.

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 43yrs • M
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Clever - Mentally quick

Clever: Cognitively adaptive and agile, capable of improvising with the confoundation of limited conventional alternatives. Able to provide semi effective solutions to a wide variety of challenges, without comprehensive planning and often without adequate resources.

Knowledgeable is not really something I would call a synonym of intelligent. I would look into crystallized vs fluid intelligence for my reasoning. Easily put, knowledge is facts, errata and so forth that have been acquired. Intelligence is the ability to anticipate and solve problems, to manipulate information(gross) internally and to utilize it.

A great example. A lot of people have the stats of entire sports teams memorized, this is knowledge.

Now ask that same individual to open a logic based puzzle box that requires a complex strategy, or solve a rubiks cube. The same person that knows the stats may not be able to solve the box or cube.

Thus the same guy has a tremendous knowledge, but low to moderate intelligence.

This is intelligence.

I think of it like the difference between the data stores on a hard drive vs CPU speed and a matching set of algorithms to solve a set of quandaries.

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