Will Durant on Intelligence …

— Will Durant From “Fallen Leaves: Last words on Life, Love, War, and God” P. 65

I define intelligence as the coordination of desires through a ‘forecasting of effects,’ and as delayed reaction allowing fuller perception of the situation and a more adequate response. Intelligence does not claim to be the source of actions; it is the harmonious and effective unification of the sources.

Such intelligence is hard to teach, but it can be taught, in varying degrees, to differently developed minds.”

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