[Ibogaine] HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST...

Luke Christoffersen luke.christoffersen at gmail.com
Sat Sep 22 10:02:07 EDT 2007


I think people who are good at being socially tend to get up 'the ladder'
easier, either that or good manipulators. I guess they don't have to be
competent.  Remember to win friends and influence people :)
Luke

On 9/22/07, marko <marko at phantom.com> wrote:
>
>  Right, IQ is really not important; Let's take Patrick, for instance: his
> IQ is just a bit under 333, and you can't tell this when you look at his
> picture. My IQ, for example, is a bit over 33 (yes, just 2 digits!), and you
> can't tell this either...
>
> Have you heard of Peter Principle (In every hierarchy every employee tends
> to rise to his/her level of incompetence)? If you know it, then it's amazing
> when you realize all the time that this principle works... much better than
> IQ stuff ;-))
>
> Marko
>
>
>
> Luke Christoffersen wrote:
>
> Matt,
>        Personally I don't place too much weight on IQ as being the supreme
> measure of a person.  Actually I don't really believe much in measuring
> people anyway. It's that bullshit human tendency to categorise people and
> label them . I'm sure there are many people with high IQs who are horrible
> human beings.  Check out this list Hitler is rated at 141!!  There's a few
> surprises there , not sure how accurate they are :)
>
> http://www.aceviper.net/estimated_iq_of_famous_people.php
>
> Also intelligence is a good thing but doesn't necessarily make someone an
> emotionally intelligent person in the way of not doing stupid things with
> your life. Jim Morrison was 149 but that didn't keep him from destroying
> himself. An example of how underlying emotional problems addictions and
> demons will control person no matter their IQ
>
> Luke
>
>
>
> On 9/19/07, Matthew Shriver <Matt at itsupport.net> wrote:
> >
> >  Maybe it's just the pessimist in me but rather than solace and comfort
> > I am discouraged by this information.  If most people are not all that
> > bright then I understand why they would act the way they do.  But even
> > though I know I am on the higher end of the bell curve, I also know that I
> > am completely susceptible to acting the moron from time to time.  So if the
> > stupid people are acting stupid, and the smart (at least smart for humans)
> > people sometimes act stupid, then stupid is the rule in a big way.  And now
> > that I say it, I think it's true.  Which once again feeds my pessimism.  As
> > a species we may be more screwed than I thought.  My apologies to any stupid
> > people I may have offended by calling them stupid in one of my previous
> > posts.  Of course they may not have realized I was even referring to them…
> >
> >
> >
> > Matt
> >
> >
> >  ------------------------------
> >
> > *From:* ibogaine-bounces at mindvox.com [mailto:
> > ibogaine-bounces at mindvox.com] *On Behalf Of *Nyc W. Alberts
> > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 19, 2007 7:09 AM
> > *To:* The Ibogaine List
> > *Subject:* Re: [Ibogaine] HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST...
> >
> >
> >
> > The graph has been real throughout *all* of human history.
> >
> > A mighty oak will spit out thousands of acorns over the course of its
> > life, only few will ever take root.
> >
> > As Walter Cronkite used to say....
> >
> > "And that's the way it is."
> >
> > .
> > Matthew Shriver wrote:
> >
> > Is that graph for real?  If it is it is very disheartening to me,
> > although it sure explains a lot.
> >
> >
> >
> > Matt
> >
> >
> >  ------------------------------
> >
> > *From:* ibogaine-bounces at mindvox.com [
> > mailto:ibogaine-bounces at mindvox.com <ibogaine-bounces at mindvox.com>] *On
> > Behalf Of *Nyc W. Alberts
> > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 19, 2007 3:26 AM
> > *To:* The Ibogaine List
> > *Subject:* Re: [Ibogaine] HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST...
> >
> >
> >
> > It's only been recently that I had what alcoholics describe as "a moment
> > of clarity" when I came across a simple idea that made it easier for me to
> > cool my jets and not get so exasperated when dealing with people, which is:
> >
> > 85% of all people, on earth, have an IQ of 115 or *below*.
> >
> > Lot of solace and comfort in that.
> >
> > Knowledge is power.
> >
> > It also explains a lot of things, that weren't clear to me before, like
> > why Corporate Mass Media is so retarded, how it was possible to foist Herr
> > Generalissimo Mister El Presidente Fo' Life Busch on the world at large as a
> > credible leader, palm off the idea, (that, to this day, 40% of all Americans
> > still believe), that Saddam had anything at all to do with 9/!!, the rise of
> > Paris, Lindsay and Britney, etc, etc, etc...
> >
> > And, of course, why most people can't unsub from a listserv w/out
> > somebody holding their hand throughout the entire grueling process.
> >
> > I sleep much better at night now.
> >
> > ...
> >
> >
> >
> > .....
> >
> > Douglas Fraser wrote:
> >
> > What is the e-mail command to unsubscribe?  There has to be one.  Web
> >
> > interfaces for such an operation are a completely overblown interface
> >
> > for such operations and are prone to unrelated problems.  So all those
> >
> > repeated web addresses are pointless.   If I was God / Vint Cerf / Tim
> >
> > whathis name / the Linus guy, I would ban web interfaces for e-mail
> >
> > lists.   The web has made people lazy and they don't have to think
> >
> > anymore (oh for the good old days of Usenet, ftp and gopher...)   Wait a
> >
> > minute, most people are inherently lazy and / or stupid...
> >
> >
> >
> > If one can't manage to unsubscribe from a list using an e-mail, then one
> >
> > should never be allowed to join a e-mail list in the first place.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Capt Kirk wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >  Anddddddddddddd once again for the dimwitted.....................PLEASE SEE BELOW YES JUST UNDER THESE HERE WORDS, YEP THE ONES YOU ARE READING ....... NOW, YES NOWWWW!!!  LOOK, IT'S ALL THERE.... YOU CAN DO IT, I HAVE FAITH IN YOU, I REALLY DO, GO ON... GIVE IT A TRY MATE, YOU MIGHT LIKE IT.............IT MAY LEAD TO BIGGER BETTER THINGS.....
> >
> > OK, READY?  DEEP BREATH NOW.........ANDDDDDDDD GO............!!!!!!!!!!
> >
> >
> >
> > signed:- smarmy sarky kiwi wench riding her high donkey.
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