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Interesting work you have there, Waqas...The Polymath, Unlocking The Power of Human Versatility. And your article has some great points, especially “...to be a polymath is to be true to our primordial selves...” Child-like in some ways due to our curiosity and wide-eyed wonder at what life can offer as puzzles to be played with in all manner of ways.

Of course, how our brain is formed goes on to allow for such interesting ways of thinking and immersion into our surroundings and what we can make of those surroundings, whether we are encouraged by others or just go at things ourselves. And the brain can rewire itself, can’t it...some parts that aren’t up to the task of what they are needed for can acquire other parts to do the job, while most times particular parts cannot outsource when they are damaged.

Do you think the brains of polymaths do a lot of outsourcing into areas that are supposed to be used for other things, which is why the greats of humanity are able to achieve higher thinking?

Synesthesia comes to mind as an example of how two different results occur from a single source of input...people can see music and feel colours, so why not hear architecture or smell poetry too...yeah, some other areas are being enlisted to give natural inputs an extra way of being processed.

Thanks and all the best to you

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Subject Views Written By Posted
Questions for November AoM 540 Susan Doris 06-Nov-19 12:08
Re: Questions for November AoM 85 Waqas 06-Nov-19 22:45
Re: Questions for November AoM 64 Susan Doris 07-Nov-19 08:28
Just got your book on my kindle 60 greengirl5 07-Nov-19 11:17
Re: Just got your book on my kindle 66 Waqas 07-Nov-19 12:11
Polymath 65 drrayeye 07-Nov-19 18:27
Re: Polymath 65 Waqas 08-Nov-19 00:22
Re: Polymath 46 drrayeye 11-Nov-19 20:33
Re: Polymath 43 Susan Doris 12-Nov-19 06:00
Shakespeare 63 seanoffshotgun 08-Nov-19 00:56
We are seriously dumbed-down in general 94 Poster Boy 08-Nov-19 02:35
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 56 Waqas 11-Nov-19 10:05
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 57 Susan Doris 12-Nov-19 06:06
The dumbing down is here now, at least in Australia. Read the ABC NEWS. 57 greengirl5 12-Nov-19 21:58
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 36 Waqas 16-Nov-19 02:26
Here in the USA--not so much 41 drrayeye 16-Nov-19 03:55
Re: Here in the USA--not so much 73 Waqas 16-Nov-19 18:06
Re: Questions for November AoM 48 drew 12-Nov-19 20:29


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