On intelligence and wisdom

On mensaphilopen, Alistair Israel said:

The smart ones realize that this it isn't worth living in this
country, and seek their fortune abroad. The truly smart ones realize
that fortune doesn't matter, and try to make this country worth living

The wise ones realize that life is inherently meaningless and full of
suffering, and proceed to live lives of emptiness. The truly wise ones
realize that it doesn't matter, and proceed to create meaning out of

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