|Written by Carlos Simões|
|Tuesday, 20 January 2009 13:22|
|If you think you are in good mental condition, if you intend to spend many hours struggling with calculations, sequences, matrices, analogies, associations, rotations, symmetries, combinations, permutations, dictionaries, encyclopedias, calculating machines, reams of paper, if you think you can lose the “Who wants to be a millionaire?” and who want to dedicate their soul (and body) to something that will not bring them any material benefit, so they arrived at the right place …
“When many of us hear the word ‘gifted’ we almost always think two things: (1) ‘only school children are gifted’ and (2) ‘I am not a child, I cannot be considered gifted’. automatic are understandable taking into account what has been said about people called ‘brilliant’. But what has been said to us is fundamentally incorrect and extraordinarily incomplete. ” Mary-Elaine Jacobsen in “The Talented Adult”
Characteristics and qualities generally presented by gifted adults:
Are you a good problem solver?
If 75% of these characteristics fit your personality and the way you are, you are probably a gifted adult. Intellectual endowment was not, until very recently, identified in children, which meant that many adults were not aware of their talent as children. But even those who have been identified tend to believe that their giftedness disappeared before they came of age.
For him … a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god and failure is death.
Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overwhelming need to create, create, create – in such a way that without the creation of music or poetry or literature or buildings or anything with meaning, your breath is cut off. He has to create, he must pour out creation. For any strange and unknown inner urgency, you are not really alive unless you are creating “- Pearl Buck
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:46|