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Tomorrow is Mad Hatter Day

Favorite line from Alice in Wonderland is when the Mad Hatter is afraid he's crazy.  Alice says, "You're entirely bonkers, but I'll tell you a secret.  All the best people are."   I've read a lot about some really creative people and a great many of them seemed a bit bonkers.  I've read a few articles about highly intelligent people that suggests that the more intelligent a person is, the more their tendancy to have coping issues.  They call it twice gifted. Is there a corrolation between highly creative or highly intelligent people and madness?  We do find many highly intelligent people or incredibly creative people who have trouble communicating with others. Many creative people have been known to be...

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10 Signs Your Child Might Be Gifted

10 Signs Your Child Might Be Gifted: 1. He has a picture of Albert Einstein over his crib. 2. He teaches himself to read at the age of two using DVD subtitles and video games. 3. He prefers Jeopardy over Cartoons at age 4. 4. At six he has a nasty habit of correcting mom’s spelling. 5. He points out that studies show that forced napping can, in fact, be hazardous to one’s psyche! 6. He reads the dictionary for FUN! 7. He postulates the meaning of life for five hours, but cannot sit still for five minutes in order to eat! 8. He can spend hours on the internet pondering the answer to life’s questions, but he can’t figure...

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