30 Years On, I think that “Postliberal” sums it up best
7 is certainly true, though I'm not sure it's a downside. I've inadvertently left some people in the dust in some conversations, but turnabout is fair play--they do the same to me on other topics.
I'm with james in thinking 7 isn't really a negative (Dunning-Kruger, anyone?), not quite sure on 3 and 6 as well, and I would rewrite #1 to focus more on the potential to lack empathy by focusing on rationalization of other people's feelings.
Hey, we all got our problems, different ones, some worse and others not-so-bad. We have to deal with them, and with other people and their problems. Life--it's what's happ'nin'.
I think (and there's your clue) that I have a problem with #1. But I don't think that problem has to do with intelligence.
The most intelligent man I know, his main problem is he can't read what I write long enough to stop telling me what's wrong with it. "What you really need to do here is X," he says. "Yeah, that's in the next paragraph." Or maybe it's in the last paragraph. If he could slow down and take the argument as a whole he'd see it was all there. But he can't. So his notes always read: "Do x. Nevermind."
Sounds like you could write him into a great comic bit, Grim.
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