Re: New member: Arona Ndiaye

From: Olga Bourlin (
Date: Thu Jan 24 2002 - 08:54:52 MST

From: "Arona Ndiaye" <>

> Funnily enough, I am myself blown away by the people on this list and the
> one. The underlying tenderness and genuine caring that I see on this list
> the sl4 one, gives me a really warm feeling. I'm literally gob-smacked by
> impressions ( which at the moment seem permanent ):
> 1. Higher intelligence seems to correlate with respect of others ( I can
> quite an asshole sometimes; watching and reading people's exchanges and
> on this list, makes me aspire to more, better )

This is an interesting observation. I tend to agree (and don't know why),
but wonder if anyone on this list is familiar with studies which may support
this phenomenon, if indeed it is true. Had you said, Arona, that "higher
income seems to correlate with respect for others," now THAT would have been
a different story. Hee hee hee.

> 2. Being bright does not mean that less bright people do not matter.

And being less bright does not mean that bright people do not matter ... or
matter. This subject has countless possibilities. Starting with, "what is


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