World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by coco » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:57 pm

John-Boy wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:19 pm
coco wrote:
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There could be different brackets for philosophers, religious thinkers, CPSers, etc. The winners of these categories could then go against each other for a Greatest Thinker of All Time award.
Genius!

I nominate coco.
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by tuttle » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:04 am

John-Boy wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:55 pm
tutte wrote:Ping
Tuttle, we need you! Can you lead a World's Greatest Thinker poll show down? Please? Pretty please?

I'd like to seed the nominations with:
Albert Einstein
Thomas Aquinas
Alan Dean Foster
James Naismith
This sounds fun. Keep the nominations going. I'll try to whip something up in January!
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by hugodrax » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:33 am

tuttle wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:04 am
John-Boy wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:55 pm
tutte wrote:Ping
Tuttle, we need you! Can you lead a World's Greatest Thinker poll show down? Please? Pretty please?

I'd like to seed the nominations with:
Albert Einstein
Thomas Aquinas
Alan Dean Foster
James Naismith
This sounds fun. Keep the nominations going. I'll try to whip something up in January!
Dont forget a Jester v tuttle bracket!
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by Goose55 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am

hugodrax wrote:
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How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by John-Boy » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:16 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:01 pm
How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by John-Boy » Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:43 pm

tuttle wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:04 am
John-Boy wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:55 pm
tutte wrote:Ping
Tuttle, we need you! Can you lead a World's Greatest Thinker poll show down? Please? Pretty please?

I'd like to seed the nominations with:
Albert Einstein
Thomas Aquinas
Alan Dean Foster
James Naismith
This sounds fun. Keep the nominations going. I'll try to whip something up in January!
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by hugodrax » Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:09 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:01 pm
How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by Unkinjoe » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:11 pm

Roadmaster wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:52 pm
Unkinjoe wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:53 pm
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da Vinci wasn't mentioned until the second page?
sad huh? and I forgot about Nikola Tesla way before his time

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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by Del » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:53 pm

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I once heard that Plotinus, Plato's apprentice, is actually the world's greatest thinker.

(But what do I know...)
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In spite of the centuries, Plotinus is remembered as the greatest interpreter of Plato's thoughts. Plotinus was a great influence on St. Augustine.
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by Del » Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:55 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:01 pm
How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
Sheer, maniacal, nearly hysteric laughter. Thank you, sir. It's such a stressful time of year and we often forget to laugh.
Sheer, abject rage here.
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by gaining_age » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:03 pm

Del wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:55 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:01 pm
How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
Sheer, maniacal, nearly hysteric laughter. Thank you, sir. It's such a stressful time of year and we often forget to laugh.
Sheer, abject rage here.
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by hugodrax » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:44 pm

gaining_age wrote:
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:03 pm
Del wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:55 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Goose55 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:30 am
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:01 pm
How about Goose? Good egg, always thinking. I nominate Goose.
On the Myers Briggs I always came out either INTJ or INFJ, so yeah, sure. Why not?

The INTJ personality (“The Architect”). It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well.

The INFJ personality type is very rare, making up less than one percent of the population, but they nonetheless leave their mark on the world
Sheer, maniacal, nearly hysteric laughter. Thank you, sir. It's such a stressful time of year and we often forget to laugh.
Sheer, abject rage here.
Panic, Sheer Bloody Panic
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by mustangii » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:30 pm

Unkinjoe wrote:
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Re: World's Greatest Thinker Showdown

Post by FredS » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:47 pm

mustangii wrote:
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:30 pm
Unkinjoe wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:53 pm
Posthumous da Vinci
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His Name was Leonardo, he was born in Vinci. Da means of...
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