Originally Posted by antiochian
For one thing, we can't choose our I.Q. any more than one chooses sexual orientation. Our attitudes and how we treat others are a choice, assuming we're not extremely mentally disabled. From my observation, the more intelligent a person is the bigger ego he or she has, and along with that comes arrogance and so forth. Educated fools is a term that comes to mind. Having a PhD doesn't make one a good person, that's for sure. But I know smart people who are not that way. I also know people that aren't too bright who are quite nasty.
Sorry, but I find this post really judgemental. Perhaps you meant something other than I understood?