Black People : Are You Smarter than the Average Black Person?

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Are You Smarter than the Average Black Person?

  1. Yes

    35.7%
  2. No

    14.3%
  3. Maybe

    21.4%
  4. Equal (approximately)

    28.6%
  1. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    Are You Smarter than the Average Black Person?

    If so, what evidence do you have proving you are smarter?

    Can you present that evidence now? Will you?

    For the sake of discussion, define smarter, average, and Black Person however you'd like.

    Please vote in the poll above, and leave your comments below.

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. Destee

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    I'll start by saying and voting no. I don't think i'm smarter than the average Black Person.

    I have no evidence to prove i'm smarter, as i am in the same condition (if not worse), than most.

    Looking forward to your responses.

    Much Love and Peace.

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  3. Corvo

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    interesting idea. I see myself as equal to the average black man/woman. We are all equal in the heart of the great spirit. But smarter is a matter of perspective, is smarter a degree of capability? Or the ability to solve complex math problems? Street smarts for example will get you to very high places in Brazil. But not so much in the U.S. of A.
     
  4. Destee

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    Brother Corvo ... thanks for voting, responding, everything ... :)

    Yes, we'll problee have variations in the definitions, which is why i said however one defines, is fine.

    You're the Best! :grouphug:

    Much Love and Peace.

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  5. MsInterpret

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    Who is to say that they are smarter than the average anything?...Kinda silly and narcissistic if one was to say they were. I mean, unless you won the Nobel Peace Prize or something then fine.
    As for myself, I know what I know. I don't try to actually compare my wisdom or knowledge with others like that as to who knows more or whatever....I speak my peace as to what I think I know as far as personal experiences. But I'm still learning and I know I have a long way :).

    What's "average"?

    Does this include common sense?
     
  6. Destee

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    Thank You Sister MsInterpret ... for voting, responding, everything ... :)

    Yes, we'll problee have variations in the definitions, which is why i said however one defines, is fine.

    You're the Best! :grouphug:

    Much Love and Peace.

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    Very interesting question!! At first I thought, like Sista MsInterpret, that the question was a bit narcissistic but, on second thought, I'd have to know what kind of measuring stick is being used!! There is a big difference between "school smart", "street smart" and, for lack of a better word...."godgiven smart"

    I did vote nonetheless.....
     
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    i am smarter than the average black person because i am on desteeā€¦..the average black person is not
     
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    I'd say my viewpoints, perspectives, and opinions are more peculiar in comparison to the average Nubian.
     
  10. Destee

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    Brother Da Flash ... thanks for voting, responding, everything ... :)

    It's a question that each one of us get to answer, using whatever measure we want, describing self.

    Any or all of those differences can be taken into account, for there is no right or wrong answer.

    I'm trying to gauge what folk think of themselves, compared to the majority / average, and why.

    Thanks again for everything! :grouphug:

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    Destee
     
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