We have learned a lot from our podcast interviews and casual conversations about complex adaptive systems. And recently, we have taken a closer look at how we define human intelligence. In the Webster dictionary, "intelligence" is defined as –the ability to learn or understand or to deal with new or trying situations. But, we feel that this definition and the cultural understanding of this word, limits the holistic nature of true human intelligence.
So, we were curious to learn more about the nuance, scope and scale of human abilities. And began wondering, what does it really mean to be intelligent?
Here are some of our favorite quotes that we believe capture the complexity of true human intelligence: