The Myth of Genius

24 juil. 2020
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What's really going on when "geniuses" behave stupidly?
Genius is a word that gets tossed around a lot, particularly when we collectively need somebody to solve huge societal problems. But what if the very idea of genius is ... kind of dumb? Let's explore in this Wisecrack Edition: The Myth of Genius

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Written by: Thomas Ambrosini
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Directed by: Michael Luxemburg
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  • Who's the dumbest "genius"?

    WisecrackWisecrackIl y a 2 mois
    • Timothy Bell

      Timothy BellTimothy BellIl y a jour
    • Mark Zuckerburg, why can’t he figure out how to act human for once?

      Gold BeatleGold BeatleIl y a 2 jours
    • @Snoopy Fod The J stands for Genius

      HenningHenningIl y a 6 jours
    • @Noah Yeah sorry, I was kinda ignorant about his upbringing. I already heard before his father had a mining business or something. He was definitely well off to go to prestigious schools. But I agree, luck and ability sure go hand in hand

      Texas BeaverTexas BeaverIl y a 8 jours
    • @Texas Beaver I may be wrong but I remember seeing somewhere that he came from a well off family. The most I can find now is seeing that his family was upper middle class and he was bright. If I'm wrong in my accusation, good for him, but I would still say that it is just as much luck as ability. Best article I could find:

      NoahNoahIl y a 8 jours
  • A lyrical genius does not a genius make... And also Kanye just kind of sucks. 😂

    Tyler HardyTyler HardyIl y a 5 heures
  • Smart people pretend to be dumb so when they do dumb shit people think it’s a joke.

    TheNickaTvTheNickaTvIl y a 6 heures
  • People don't have personalities. There's no such thing as a psychological state, self-concept, ego, psychology is about 98% B.S. Human pheromones are the key to modern medicine. With them, I have been able to cure 33 different diseases: opioid addiction, perversions, schizophrenia, generalized anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, criminal behavior, racism, antisemitism, homophobia, Parry-Romberg Syndrome, Tourette's Syndrome, Alzheimer's Disease, epilepsy, psychosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder... most could be cured just by kissing your daddy's cheek once a day for a few years.

    Ross NicholsonRoss NicholsonIl y a 6 heures
  • Name of the beat of the opening??

    Senmonka ShonenSenmonka ShonenIl y a 10 heures
  • The beat got me hard

    Senmonka ShonenSenmonka ShonenIl y a 10 heures
  • What ur trying to make einstein and musk at the same pool , oh ur dead wrong .

    The GodThe GodIl y a jour
  • Cant skip personalized ads now..... DAMMIT

    Coontash McswaneyCoontash McswaneyIl y a jour
  • Statistically speaking, Elon Musk is right. Deaths from COVID look like a lot until you look at percentages. This seems like a very biased take. And being a "climate-change denier" makes you "dumb"? Talk about the pseudo-intelligent calling other intellectual figures pseudo-intelligent. There are grains of truth in here but much more is filled with logical fallacies and blatantly false statements. IQ is also the best and most well documented social science research. It is the best predictor of an individual's success. And yes, COVID isn't a lockdown necessary issue. This video and many like are nothing but propaganda but easily hidden within the guise of philosophical analysis. Kanye may have political views I agree with, but he is no Beethoven or Mozart. I would hardly call him a musical genius. These things that the video calls "genius" is only so due to cultural preference. The premise of the video, though valid and true, is completely undercut by its ridiculous claims and "evidence" provided is shallow at best.

    Cesar SavanCesar SavanIl y a jour
  • while you made good points...elon musk is not an engineer or scientist...kanye repurposes music...he creates nothing

    Mark BrintonMark BrintonIl y a 2 jours
  • Can we talk about how ABSOLUTELY TERRYFING Zuckerberg looks in that thumbnail??!! Looks like a blurry silhouette of a sasquatch spotting. I mean give the dude a better angle 😂

    Savannah ForsythSavannah ForsythIl y a 2 jours
  • lame

    TruthCatRadioTruthCatRadioIl y a 2 jours
  • So dumb i felt smrat wellts maken me intelect big👍good video and concept🤘😎

    dem strangedem strangeIl y a 2 jours
  • I'll just throw this out there: You need to be smart in the first place to stumble upon and recognize a break through when you see it.

    Web WandererWeb WandererIl y a 3 jours
  • Even if we dismiss IQ tests as invalid (which they are to some extent due to how they are interpreted), reasoning skills and logic should still be able to be measured somehow...I propose a new title instead of an IQ..... reasoning skills test! :) (as those skills CAN actually be learned and trained for).

    Mirjana A.Mirjana A.Il y a 3 jours
  • Kindness is better than genius. It would be nice to have both, but genius without basic morals is nothing to be admired. And meanwhile, people who are geniuses of feelings and relationships go completely ignored. I wish I had better emotional intelligence.

    Dark RainbowDark RainbowIl y a 3 jours
  • The left has a hard time solving math problems so they focus on deconstructing social structures to cause more social problems, apparently in leftist America being anything other than a sociologist means you are an idiot

    ZeedZeedIl y a 3 jours
  • A friend's dad would always tell my friend who would pull many all-nighters during high school, and who, yes got amazing grades but, just like me, would blank out very regularly after intense and long study sessions: "Why do you study so much if you're just gonna end up this dumb? Jeez!" That's when I realized that overstudying was also affecting my memory and social/emotional intelligence and was actually making me dumber. Intelligence, is a hard-to-define concept, let alone the term "genius."

    Diego GonzalezDiego GonzalezIl y a 3 jours
  • The thumbnail got me here

    Syaf AmirulSyaf AmirulIl y a 3 jours
  • If you want a complete critique beyond this video, please refer to The Mismeasure of Man.

    Alexander DalyAlexander DalyIl y a 3 jours
  • You are confusing genius with being smart

    Claudiu-Florin DinescuClaudiu-Florin DinescuIl y a 3 jours
  • If you think Elon Musk is a genius, first know that his involvement with Paypal is a lie at best. He basically bought it, and then proposed to move it from Unix to Windows. Which was considered such a stupid idea that he lost his leadership position in the company. He didn't leave, he was ousted. I think this was the point where he learned that he's much better at letting smarter people do all the work, and then he just takes the credit.

    N-word JimN-word JimIl y a 3 jours
  • @0:17 I've seen this come up in a few videos. That's a probabilistic prediction based on data, and doesn't really warrant ire. It's not based on all the data, and Elon probably knows that. A problem emerges when people take his word as dogma without examining it critically.

    Kyle NervikKyle NervikIl y a 4 jours
  • Well-put guys.

    LuLuIl y a 4 jours
  • why all genius r frm america??

    Mohamed NazarMohamed NazarIl y a 4 jours
  • First a few fallacies: - We know what is _meant_ by "genius" so trying to use a "definition argument" to "prove" a thing does or does not exit, is not an argument. Just because we "define" a word to mean X, doesn't mean what the user of that word means in using that word doesn't exist. A person may mean Y when using a word, but to say the word means X does NOT prove Y doesn't exist just because the word used means X. - Just because we can't measure a thing or can't measure it well, does not prove it doesn't exist objectively. - Just because an expected outcome if X exists is not observed does NOT prove X does not exist. 1. there can be confounding factors that prevent or obscured observable expression, and 2. it may be necessary but not sufficient for observable expression to arise. For example, as is relevant here - nature versus nurture. Nurture can amplify or attenuate the expression of the nature. Now, that all being said, let's go to "first principles". We know that "intelligence" is determined by DNA. If this were not the case then why are monkeys (or any other creature for that matter) not be as "intelligent" as humans? Our brains are different that theirs. And if not due to DNA, then how else is it that our brains are different from other animals? We also know that things determined by DNA are expressed over a continuum. Different height, different amounts of melanin, different propensities to gain weight or to develop muscle mass. ...and brain structure. So clearly, to expect intelligence to exist similarly over a spectrum is consistent with such first principles and to be expected. And to think that it wouldn't be would actually be an unreasonable position to take. Everything determined by DNA is expressed over a spectum...except for brain functioning. Unlike everything else that is expressed over a spectrum, brain function is identical for every human being. Don't think so. And we know this can't be true. We also know that different mental activities utilize different brain functions and regions. For example, things like spacial acuity, pattern detection, "numeracy", interpersonal, emotional, etc. We can breakdown mental processing into it's own set of "first principles" of brain functions. That being the case, we would further expect those different fundamental brain functions to themselves be expressed over a spectrum determined by the DNA. Now, further, that being the case - most real world activities ("problem solving) utilize multiple basic mental functions and in different proportions. That being the case, we would expect that the "genius" at various different real world activities is going to vary depending on the point on each of those mental function spectrums a given individual lies. So an individual who is "genius" at one type of real world activity may in fact be an "idiot" in a different type of real world activity that utilizes different basic mental functions where that individual may lie lower on the specturms. But here is a different take - it is said that people make choices emotionally and then use reasoning to justify that choice. That being the case, even a smart person may choose a dumb idea if it is one that gives them emotional satisfaction, or makes the "feel good" or is just something they want to believe. And just because one is "genius" doesn't necessarily make them immune from this. And then they will "reason" as to why that is correct. And that being the case, a "genius" will be able to construct more compelling "reasoning" as to why their emotionally driven choice is correct. In this case, "genius" is a detriment in that it results in them being better at convincing themselves that at bad or wrong idea is in fact correct and thus make it harder for them to recognize when they are in fact incorrect.

    Robert MillerRobert MillerIl y a 4 jours
  • Really solidifies the idea of " genius" as just an arbitrary term for me. Nobody is a genius. It's just your work in the field. A genius is not good at everything. You have to learn and acquire intelligence in a specific field. There is no single standard of genius. Really tells me why batman is a real intellectual guy. He is not a genius at anything. He is just a guy who through sheer hard work and will have acquired lot of knowledge and make it work. He is not a genius but just a normal guy with a lot of potential who uses it to his means

    Yogi AdhirajYogi AdhirajIl y a 4 jours
  • stop calling Kanye West a genius. he's a rapper. that's mutually exclusive with being a genius. especially a musical genius.

    lygophilelygophileIl y a 4 jours
  • Enstein, being offered presidency of a country of several million, declines because he lacks any political experience. Trump, while having no political experience, actively persues and succeeds at becoming a president of a country of several hundred million. what's wrong with this picture?

    lygophilelygophileIl y a 4 jours
  • I rather be lucky than good

    Jose RoederJose RoederIl y a 5 jours
  • So smart people stubble onto a new breakthrough.....thats science.... philosphers and scientist never see eye to eye. They just don't understand each other. If you mixed the two sides they would make break through after breakthrough.

    shoepuff williamshoepuff williamIl y a 5 jours
  • and to comment on one of yer last comments about "is yall er is yall aint dumb fer riten dis?" im paraphrasing lol, id say this is one of the best pieces yall have done in a long time.

    Eric HagenEric HagenIl y a 5 jours
  • ouch..i do NOT agree with kanye gettin a govmnt loan fer a shoe company...or anything fer that matter(esp. during covid wtf). musicians(which this gets deep) are my life and my soul is music, however i do not feel they qualify towards the betterment of society. no matter how much i love music and it lifts me up.....change my mind!!

    Eric HagenEric HagenIl y a 5 jours
  • i love the dexters lab reference since he is the full embodiment of what yer talkin about!

    Eric HagenEric HagenIl y a 5 jours
  • holy shit! i wasnt ever coming back here because jared left...i decided to give it a try since this one thumbnail and title seemed compelling to watch. and boom here he is!! so when exactly are you leaving bro?? i cant express how relieved i was to see you!!

    Eric HagenEric HagenIl y a 5 jours
  • Death of the experts. Death of the genius. Death of God. Death of truth. Wherever we are headed, sure seems exciting.

    Beto G.Beto G.Il y a 5 jours
  • Maybe because they aren’t genius’s and are media creations? Kanye collaborates with the best musicians to create his music. Musk comes from an elite family and is more than. The public face for DARPA

    Kay TroutKay TroutIl y a 5 jours
  • Oh come on. You know you could have used a better picture of Mark Zuckerberg for the thumbnail. Why are you like this?🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Moosa SedidiMoosa SedidiIl y a 6 jours
  • I like your Twin Peaks blanket.

    Christopher LacroixChristopher LacroixIl y a 6 jours
  • There looks like geniuses may have some survivorship bias...

    Felipe BehrensFelipe BehrensIl y a 6 jours
  • Brilliant Analysis ; Genius is a lot of hard work, intuition and a little bit of luck. You nailed it. Some body who has been lucky enough to focus on a particular area of study for a rather long time. Study , Focus and Luck. StuFoLu.

    Robert KimeraRobert KimeraIl y a 6 jours
  • i like your videos build up going from idea to idea and end with this super satisfying conclusion

    Ben KloppsBen KloppsIl y a 6 jours
  • A point glaringly omitted..... POPULARITY and support. An easy example for ya would be, Tesla vs. Edison. Edison made stuff light up. So did Tesla. Edison represented immediate solutions with short-term consequences, but rose to popularity due to his strong financial/business backing and acumen. Tesla worked for and with him until he could stand it no more. As a visionary and progressive problem solver, Tesla could realize a solution from source to load. In a couple of instances he caused and predict 2 earthquakes in Alaska with his experimentation, for which he was roundly admonished. Yet his many ideas and concepts have helped us to understand both the physical and metaphysical makeup of our mattered and non-mattered world and universe. So when it comes genius, which guy would you want on your team... ?

    konakoffee00konakoffee00Il y a 6 jours
  • The bit about Einstein being offered the presidency of Israel is misleading, the president of israel is not a political role, (as opposed to the president of the USA for instance) but a ceremonial one. The head of the sate is the prime minister.

    Benny GafanovichBenny GafanovichIl y a 6 jours
  • This kind of video is what Nietzsche criticizes: the mass men try to lower the superior men, to feel they are on equal an footing with them.

    A FA FIl y a 7 jours
  • The clip you used if from the dark knight when Bruce ran ballistic test out of a shattered bullet to get a thumb print not the dark knight rises

    thisisamessfulthisisamessfulIl y a 7 jours
  • Because a) they are not geniuses and if they are then b) genius has nothing to do with wisdom.

    Άγγελος ΚαλαθάςΆγγελος ΚαλαθάςIl y a 7 jours
  • The 4th time you cut to your face talking into a microphone I gave up. Last thing I want to see is a random person on YT talking into a microphone.

    MonitoredActivityMonitoredActivityIl y a 7 jours
  • Golly.

    Ethereal DwellerEthereal DwellerIl y a 7 jours
  • Kanye West is a musical genius?!?!?! You need to listen to some Bob Dylan.

    StikibitsStikibitsIl y a 7 jours
  • Does anyone know where i can get an Twin Peaks wall hanger like in the background?? I'm searching for hours, i need this!! Thanks for help :*

    lynny stulynny stuIl y a 7 jours
  • Kanye are not genius

    j jerryj jerryIl y a 8 jours
  • Its ok, you just have BBEDS... Big Brain Envy Derangement Syndrome. *Proven so by adding Kanye to a list of people who actually accomplished something meaningful to humanity*

    Jason CoomerJason CoomerIl y a 8 jours
  • I'm sorry but who the F ever said that Mark Zuckerburg is a genius???!!!!!! NOBODY! xD

    rareswagrareswagIl y a 8 jours
  • Son, I've been close to many brilliant people whom by many folks were considered to be geniuses. They were often considered to be normal people by their immediate surroundings. Most of them weren't special at all. No crazy parties. No big pussy parades. But when it came to their subjects of interests, all of them were on a level of their own.

    Cool BeansCool BeansIl y a 8 jours
  • Let's not use the word?

    Cool BeansCool BeansIl y a 8 jours
  • thanks for sharing this video

    hoakim chanelhoakim chanelIl y a 9 jours
  • Zuck gets his hair cut like that because he thinks he’s Caesar. Not kidding

    Robert CantspellRobert CantspellIl y a 9 jours
  • ‘Lost Einsteins: The US may have missed out on millions of inventors’ 'The Top 1% of Americans Have Taken $50 Trillion From the Bottom 90%-And That's Made the U.S. Less Secure' 'Trends in Income From 1975 to 2018' "... the concentration of wealth is natural and inevitable and is periodically alleviated by violent or peaceable partial redistribution. In this view all economic history is the slow heartbeat of the social organism, a vast systole and diastole of concentrating wealth and compulsive recirculation." ―Will & Ariel Durant, The Lessons of History "If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed. Everyone can enjoy a life of luxurious leisure if the machine produced wealth is shared, or most people can end up miserably poor if the machine owners successfully lobby against wealth redistribution. So far, the trend seems to be toward the second option, with technology driving ever increasing inequality." ―Stephen Hawking "I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals." ―Albert Einstein, “Why Socialism?” “Thus, it is a political axiom that power follows property. But it is now a historical fact that the means of production are fast becoming the monopolistic property of Big Business and Big Government. Therefore, if you believe in democracy, make arrangements to distribute property as widely as possible.” ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Revisited “The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.” ― Niels Bohr “We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a living. We keep inventing jobs because of this false idea that everybody has to be employed at some kind of drudgery because, according to Malthusian Darwinian theory he must justify his right to exist. So we have inspectors of inspectors and people making instruments for inspectors to inspect inspectors. The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living.” ― Buckminster Fuller “You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.” ―Marvin Minsky "If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." ―Isaac Newton

    Daniel DuvalleDaniel DuvalleIl y a 10 jours
  • Jared you are getting fat as fu.....

    T MelT MelIl y a 10 jours
  • Hmm lets see.. I a man saying that mega dosing vitamins might actually cure some disease gets ridiculed by the medical community. I wonder why the pharmaceutical overlords would be negative towards a man saying that prescriptions are the only way.

    T MelT MelIl y a 10 jours
  • Reminder: All your personal achievements can be solely attributed to luck, the luck of being born to the right parents, with the right DNA combination, at the right time and in the right place, with the right upbringing/experience/connection. You don't succeed because you're smart or hardworking or any of those feelgood bullshits. You're just lucky. You're lucky to have the genetic and the education that makes you smart. You're lucky to have the upbringing and the life experience that makes you hardworking, Et cetera

    Webbs KruiserWebbs KruiserIl y a 10 jours
    • @Webbs Kruiser Yeah, totally agree! What's even worse is the "overachiever culture", especially one in which the results achieved by the best of the best are presented as the minimal standard to aspire to!

      Lorigulf NoldorLorigulf NoldorIl y a 6 jours
    • @Lorigulf Noldor It meant "You're lucky that your body and mentality can put up with your hardworking personality" Overwoking/Overtraining is a big issue and only the most gifted can afford to be hardworking without suffering the drawbacks, like injuries, stress, and the ensuing lower productivity/focus/creativity.

      Webbs KruiserWebbs KruiserIl y a 6 jours
    • Is it not self-contradictory, though? If you are lucky to be hardworking, then still you can "succeed because you are hardworking" even if "you are hardworking because of luck"? If it's true that "you are hardworking beause of luck", then it is absurd to say that "you are NOT hardworking", no? It may make no sense to "strive" to be hardworking, because it's entirely genetical anyway. Or maybe there is sense in "striving" to be hardworking, because it may turn out to be controllable at least to a degree?

      Lorigulf NoldorLorigulf NoldorIl y a 10 jours
  • Good Lord, Head girls run the world!

    Josiah HectorJosiah HectorIl y a 10 jours
  • Sam Harris needs to see this.

    TelevisionTunnelvisionTelevisionTunnelvisionIl y a 11 jours
  • I wouldn’t say Elon or Kanye’s public displays of stupidity are stupid at all. They’re appealing to stupid people, which are their customers. Elon e.g. knows that his posts directly impact the stock prices of the things he’s talking about. He has said many stupid things about Tesla hoping that the stock price wouldn’t bubble up as high as it did. This inevitably lead to his stock split. They’re using the stupidity of culture to their advantage and have the platform to do it.

    BrandonBrandonIl y a 11 jours
  • my mom regularly implied I was the most stupid of her children, but also often told me I was the most talented... I think i should show her this video to make her shut up

    neopotebitelneopotebitelIl y a 11 jours
  • Can more people see this video please? :p

    Eduardo MazieriEduardo MazieriIl y a 11 jours
  • I'd like to point out how generalizations on individuals' probability of success can actually damage those probabilities. I'm speaking as an "academically gifted child" who's become anxious, terrified of failure, and never achieved anything special outside of making a flash game and completing an Eagle Scout project. I hate school.

    Danshaku LawrenceDanshaku LawrenceIl y a 12 jours
  • Well, for one thing, I don't think that we live in a simulation. Otherwise, great video essay

    Vincent RomeiVincent RomeiIl y a 12 jours
  • Einstein was the best example of how the media can prop up a turd.

    EramSemperRectaEramSemperRectaIl y a 12 jours
  • You are conflating the difficulty to test "general intelligence" with its "existence". As you point out, there exists a correlation between results in tests.

    Diego GomezDiego GomezIl y a 13 jours
  • I think the mistake in this video is ignoring the quality of hubris, some geniuses have it, some don't. There are plenty of examples of geniuses being fully aware of there capabilities and never assuming they are right because of their skill in other fields. Von Neumann, who many believe to be the smartest human ever to live, was an excellent example if this.

    Dimitri IsovDimitri IsovIl y a 13 jours
  • What is his reasoning for calling Kanye West a musical genius? Does he have perfect pitch? Perfect recall of songs? Ability to play almost any musical instrument? That's what musical geniuses can do. He falls into the same trap of calling someone he likes a genius, but think of actual eidetikers or people who process information quicker than anyone else, and then think of any number of Kanye West's live blunders like the laser eyes comment.

    Dimitri IsovDimitri IsovIl y a 13 jours
  • Why does Mark Zuckerberg look like a ghoul???

    swarnak Rayswarnak RayIl y a 13 jours
  • Do Mulholland Dr. 😍

    David JaenDavid JaenIl y a 13 jours
  • A complex organ like the human brain comes in as many varieties as there are humans. It is formed following an internal blueprint but also heavily influenced by external factors. I'd say both of these two factors are as individually unique as they are interwoven and inseparable. With that being said, I refuse to believe anyone is capable of anything, anyone can understand anything and/or anyone can think of anything. I think talent is real and individually, innately gifted minds are as real as dull-witted ones.

    Count CocofangCount CocofangIl y a 15 jours
  • To be honest, I have never considered Elon Musk to be a genius, like I do Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking. Everything he does is improving on the already existing things, he didn’t come up with rocket or battery itself... I’ll give him PayPal 👏🏻😅

    Adam VagadayAdam VagadayIl y a 18 jours
  • Never have I agreed so strongly with a Wisecrack video. These days in academia especially, most sustainable and progressive scientific advancements are by groups of several coauthors as opposed to one 'genius' author. Standing on the shoulders of giants and the value of teamwork is cliché but absolutely true.

    Phillip WadleyPhillip WadleyIl y a 18 jours
  • I think the term "genius" is better substituted for the more accurate term "savant." Some of history's brightest were brilliant in their area of interest but this laser-like focus limited their scope in other fields or even in general practical skills like socialization or financial responsibility. After all, a laser is theoretically more powerful than a bullet for its constant stream of energy. But what bullets lack on continuous influence, they make up in brevity and greater impact in the short-term.

    Meta BreakersMeta BreakersIl y a 19 jours
  • Climate variability has always been. Bolting it to politics became necessary when Socialism became seen as a dumb idea following the collapse of the Soviet Empire c1989. My Mom remarried one of these guys in 1981. The moment of seeing coercive Socialism as a bad thing seems to have passed, and people are realizing the value of a mixed society, as has been the practice in the West from 5 or 6 hundred years already. Still yet the line between good & Evil is crossed in every human heart.

    Tom FrazierTom FrazierIl y a 19 jours
  • People worship Elon Musk like he actually designed the Tesla and the Falcon. His made some genius investments, that's it.

    Daniel LoboDaniel LoboIl y a 19 jours
  • Hardworking and never give up is all the solution

    mavena hauhnarmavena hauhnarIl y a 19 jours
  • Why was Bill Gates in there?

    IAmGrootIAmGrootIl y a 20 jours
  • Thanks for this! I think genius is a moment. Not a person

    Ben CaesarBen CaesarIl y a 20 jours
  • This video is all about individuals brilliance and mishaps vs the crowd's conditioned opinion.

    kapilesh14kapilesh14Il y a 20 jours
  • Kraut 2.0

    Just Some Guy without a MustacheJust Some Guy without a MustacheIl y a 21 jour
  • Dumb people like to act like they understand genius but in reality things you presume to be stupid are infact too nuanced for you to understand in the perspective of a genius. Perhaps genius is attempting every possibility even though you might be wrong.

    j swadj swadIl y a 23 jours

    Ashwin ShankerAshwin ShankerIl y a 23 jours

    Ashwin ShankerAshwin ShankerIl y a 23 jours
  • Genius people aren't dumb. Just some people actually don't understand them. The ones you said are 'dumb' are great geniuses. Ones who say they are dumb are themselves dumb to understand them.

    Mohak GujarMohak GujarIl y a 23 jours
  • Calling Elon's tweets 'stupid' contributed exactly nothing to the conversation about coronavirus. You are probably no more educated on the topic than he is, yet claim that he is not.

    Ярослав ФЯрослав ФIl y a 23 jours
  • So Kanye is a musical genius? I would surely love to have someone defend that statement since this isn't the first time I've heard it used. What I've seen of this idiot shows more of the brainless moron side of him than the genius side. And that was that for this video.

    Steve MurraySteve MurrayIl y a 24 jours
  • Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard. But when talent works hard, it's game over.

    CateDogeCateDogeIl y a 24 jours
  • Spectacular video. Keep up with the good work.

    BetoBetoIl y a 24 jours
  • This man is one of the 10% of Americans who actually use their Brian.

  • Modern day geniuses are actually Narcissistic Showman that have built their careers off the hard work of their peers, i.e...Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison, Mark Zuckerberg, Elizabeth Anne Holmes, and the list goes on! As Steve Jobs once quoted, 'Good artists copy; great artists steal'.

    Dee DeeDee DeeIl y a 25 jours
  • TL/DL: be very wary of smart/successful people if they're talking about things that aren't their speciality. see: the people mentioned in this video, Jordan Peterson & JK Rowling, etc.

    iansteelmathesoniansteelmathesonIl y a 25 jours
  • Specialization very often means indoctrination. Seems like the ideas you discredited as “stupid” because they broke from the status quo...didn’t just co-sign on what others wrote in a book. I agree that the breakthroughs of “geniuses” build on the back of others...but looking at info different and coming to different conclusions does not mean you’re dumb. Maybe it means you’re just not duped.

    Alysia RobertsonAlysia RobertsonIl y a 25 jours
  • Ironic...a channel that is based on presenting analysis in a broad range of subjects discredits being able to apply critical thinking in a broad ranges of subjects. 🤔

    Alysia RobertsonAlysia RobertsonIl y a 25 jours
  • Isn't IQ still the best predictor for future wealth other than being born into wealth?

    SM CasasSM CasasIl y a 26 jours