Do you regard being well read as a defining trait of the intellectual?

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Do you regard being well read as a defining trait of the intellectual?

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Redigeret: nov 22, 2011, 5:16pm

Denne meddelelse er blevet slettet af dens forfatter.

mar 28, 2012, 1:06pm

What happened to your message? Just found this. I was AFK for much of November, and when I returned this had been buried.

mar 30, 2012, 12:03am

I deleted it. This group seemed (seems) to be moribund, and I lost interest in having my lonesome little question sit out there naked and exposed for so many months. I'd have deleted the whole topic if I could.

Redigeret: mar 30, 2012, 10:08am


And yes, there appears to be only three of us here. (Despite the fact we have 29 members.)

mar 30, 2012, 11:35pm

I joined this group when I was new to LT, thinking that this was a logical place to find a comfy little subgroup of Ms. That turned out to be mistaken.

But then there was the other thing. When this group was listed in my profile, the all-caps "MENSANS" was way too prominent. I'm not ashamed of my membership, but I prefer not to shout about it. Boastful Ms are offputting and embarrassing, in my experience. So I left the group in order to delete the name from my profile.

Redigeret: mar 31, 2012, 2:35pm

I think I originally wanted to name it "Of Mice and MENsans"...

And I'd be more than willing to change the name, if anyone has a suggestion. In fact I will start a new thread.