Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
No, being persuasive and responding succinctly are not forms of intelligence. And certainly not debating either.
They may require intelligence to be performed (although in the case of debating too much intelligence is a hindrance, unless coupled with a lot of dishonesty), but intelligence derives from intellego. "I perceive", not "I project".

His record of being on the right side of history is simply outstanding. Certainly far superior to Clinton's. Dismissing his intelligence feels very presumptuous.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Thu Nov 10th, 2016 at 04:43:18 PM EST
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