Re: virus: Re: virus-digest V2 #191

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 19:49:55 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 22 Jul 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Votes, boys (and girl!): is there any evidence to support this? Is
> honesty a necessary condition for genius?

*ahem*...neither Michelle nor I is _quite_ unique (and there are probably
others out there too).

As regards your question, I don't think honesty in its usual senses has
much to do with genius. But I do think genius probably requires a
certain variety of internal honesty, allowing one to notice phenomena and
relationships that others miss or gloss over.