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Prgmatic Intelligence

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Practical intelligence is not what you learn in college, or a high IQ, or how many books you read, It's being able to solve new problems and make things work.

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Practical intelligence is not what you learn in college, or a high IQ, or how many books you read, It's being able to solve new problems and make things work.

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your post appears to dissociate practical intelligence from innate intellectual ability, university training, or what has been learned from others by reading their written thoughts
in engineering school, for instance, one does learn problem solving, usually at the direction of professors and those whose texts are studied. one will not be successful in that endeavor unless they have a substantial IQ
i must reject your premise
 

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your post appears to dissociate practical intelligence from innate intellectual ability, university training, or what has been learned from others by reading their written thoughts
in engineering school, for instance, one does learn problem solving, usually at the direction of professors and those whose texts are studied. one will not be successful in that endeavor unless they have a substantial IQ
i must reject your premise
You're talking about conventional intelligence, not practical intelligence acquired by actual exposure to many different practical interests, not just academic ones with staged problems and conventional answers.

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