Re: Floppy take-off

From: Durant Schoon (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 16:04:03 MDT

> From: Jimmy Wales <>
> I think that this is what Gordon meant. If you have a .5 human intelligence, and you
> just speed it up by a factor of 2, then you've now given your idiot the ability to think
> up more stupid thoughts more quickly. This doesn't mean that it will make more progress,
> since it will still not be able to correctly judge which ideas are right or wrong.

If this hyper-dumbass had a good tutor, would you still feel the same way?
That is, if this person could learn at all, couldn't he/she(*) learn better
ways to learn?

"Learning to learn better", that's what it's all about, after all isn't it?

(*) Not an SI, so I'm not using "ve"

Durant Schoon

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