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KillerK, being in the middle of the GCSEs right now, I can tell you that that's no feat to crow about. Sorry to burst your bubble, but everyone from my great-grandmother to the woodpecker that keeps me awake all bloody night could do that.

What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

whoa, kind of harsh.

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What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

According to the video interview on the website, this 11-year-old accumulates such knowledge because "knowledge turns to wisdom, and wisdom helps the world." Don't know if it's scripted, or he misunderstands, or he really knows what he's talking about.

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What I object to about news like this kid is that nobody takes into account the difference between knowledge, what one knows, and intelligence, what one can do with what is available. Knowledge can get you into many high places, but only intelligence and the ability to think creatively is what keeps you there.

According to the video interview on the website, this 11-year-old accumulates such knowledge because "knowledge turns to wisdom, and wisdom helps the world." Don't know if it's scripted, or he misunderstands, or he really knows what he's talking about.

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