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How Intelligent Are You?
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Do you wish you were smarter than others? Do you want other people believed you were more intelligent?

Everything we do, from our first breath to the moment in which we die, is a matter of trial and error. A baby cannot learn to walk without falling first, and we cannot do better at work if we don’t know what to improve. Errors are actually how the brain learns; when we make decisions, neurons are activated, and if these decisions turn out to be wrong, the activated neurons are subsequently suppressed. Smart people reflect on these errors, and work to ensure that they do not happen again: it just takes an intelligent person to realize when a decision is wrong. The most brilliant of people make mistakes: renowned filmmakers release box office flops and manufacturers put products on the market that fail. It may feel humiliating and unpleasant when an idea which you think is genius is unsuccessful, but this happens to the best of us. Without failure, the successes would not be so exhilarating. Famous and successful people who experienced obstacles include Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the Huffington Post, whose second book was rejected by 36 publishers, as well as J.K. Rowling, whose Harry Potter books were rejected 12 times before she became one of the most successful authors of all time. If Huffington and Rowling didn’t push so hard, they never would have achieved the success they have today.

So what do you think? Do you have what it takes to be the next great mind of the world? Is there wonder inside of you just waiting to be released? Will your mighty brain one day be what conquers the modern world bringing peace to us all? Only 30 questions lay between you and eternal glory!

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