Posts Tagged: intelligence


"For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much — the wheel, New York, wars and so on — whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man — for precisely the same reasons."

- Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

"Intelligent people don’t always do the right thing, only the evolutionarily novel thing."