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True Mark of Intelligence is An Aura of ‘Problem Solving’
As Jordan Peterson said in His Magnum Opus Maps of Meaning, “The Hero is More than the Sum of His Concrete Productions…”
True Mark of Intelligence is An Aura of ‘Problem Solving’
In His dialogue with Psychologist Arthur Jensen Mr. Chris Langan repeatedly marks out ‘Problem Solving’ as His vernacular definition of what Intelligence really consists of. Simple, Easy to Understand yet clear, profound and transparent to the layman.
In this article I will be laying out exactly what True Intelligence looks like with real life examples invested into persons.
And the Thesis Here is that True Intelligence consists of and partakes in An ‘Aura’ of Problem Solving which is Embodied and Invested in the Person.
As Jordan Peterson said in His Magnum Opus Maps of Meaning, “The Hero is More than the Sum of His Concrete Productions…” Meaning that the Person of Intelligence Ultimately is a Hero Who exudes their Powers of Intellect in what they are able to do, their potential and their Aura.
Ex. 1 — Stephen K. Bannon
My First and Favourite Example, indeed My Favourite American tied with Chris Langan, is Steve K. Bannon. If You didn’t know Mr. Bannon has had a long polymathic history first as a Naval Officer, then a Harvard Business School—Goldman Sachs Investment Banker [really a distressed assets rescue man]; and then He got into Hollywood production even owning rights and royalties to the show Seinfeld after He found a way to appraise the value of Hollywood Firms in their Films as assets out of the 1990s [before streaming and the internet when it was very vague and fuzzy to appraise value of archival shows and movies]; then Mr. Bannon began directing films before becoming director of Breitbart News Media after the death of Media visionary Andrew Breitbart. In essence Bannon had a long career of problem solving. He reads history and philosophy constantly. And His life culminated as being the Campaign Manager of Donald J. Trump in the Winning 2016 Presidential Election. Bannon was then White House Chief Strategist.
Now Bannon is the Ultimate Organizer/Mobilizer, Kingmaker [Time Magazine Dubbed Him on their Cover as the ‘Great Manipulator’], and Intellectual Powerhouse Leader of the MAGA Populist movement in America. Running the Nexus of MAGA Thought Leaders out of His No.1 Ranked Political Podcast the ‘WAR ROOM.’
Bannon is Not the Greatest Philosopher on the Planet, His is Not the Presidency Himself, He Stopped in a climb up the ladder in CIA Naval Intelligence and was booted Out of the White House.
Yet He remained Doggedly Loyal to Donald Trump personally and to the MAGA Movement as Part of His Very Soul. He is Catholic and Devout.
Bannon Has personified that Power Lay both in Media and Outside of Political Office. If a person were to watch what He has done He would Realize that Bannon, by organizing the MAGA Cadres, and Integrating Thought Leaders on His Podcast and forming the Vanguard and WAR ROOM Posse; in all of this He exercises a power beyond the reach of the Parasitic Elites and not subject to election cycles.
Indeed I would make the contentious claim that Bannon is almost as powerful as the Senate or House Majority leaders in congress. He is that Impactful. He is also Courageous and a Fiery Speechifier. Delivering Keynote rump speeches that combine Faith, Vision, Intellect, Practik and Logic. In fact His most Awe-Inspiring ability is His Way of talking about the present moment as if IT is already a part of History—gathering the Gravity of the Moment into clairvoyance.
His Courage, Faith and Loyalty make Him [in My humble opinion] tied with Chris Langan for Greatest And My Most Favourite American. If I had sons I would wish that they would Grow Up to Be like Bannon.
In All of This Bannon is An Ultimate Problem Solver in Line with the Founding Fathers of America, I believe Of the same animating spirit only transplanted into Our Contemporary Times.
He is A Genius Because of All of This in Problem Solving. And Unlocking the Kingdom of God in the Process.
Ex. 2 — Carl Gustav Jung
Carl Jung Made The Most Monumental discovery of Psychoanalysis, that of the Archetypes and Collective Unconscious. Studied in Mythology, Medieval Alchemy and Metaphysics Jung coupled His Spartan discipline to produce Written Material with the Most Sublime ability of Introspection and Mysticism. He will be remembered as the Greatest of 20th Century Psychologists even touching the rank of metaphysics. Spreading His message of Hope over a Twice Abyss-Upheaved Europe [World Wars] How is this not Problem Solving in its most absolute and perfectible form?
Ex. 3 — Donald J. Trump
He is the Leader of Populism in the West with endless Energy, Visionary Dream to ‘Think Big,’ and also with Personal Charisma— inspiring His followers to astute loyalty and purpose of Mission.
Having likely envisioned being President Since Childhood and as He says Himself “Some Things Can Only be Done from the Oval Office.”
Ex. 4 — Christopher Michael Langan
Having Seen through the Superficial, Meaning-Bereft and Evil trappings of Success like Fame and Fortune.
He Discovered the Foundational Langauge of Reality, Ultimate Meaning and Truth, a Philosopher On Par with Plato—only that Plato started an incomplete philosophy and Langan Inferred the Ultimate Resolve of All Reality bringing All of Science into its Purview and Mission of the CTMU. Langan is the Completion of Western Philosophy and the Re-approachment of Faith and Reason.
And if Politics is Downstream from the Culture, then Culture is downstream from the Head of the River where the water springs from Metaphysical Truths. Langan’s thought Will be established as the Metaphysical Truths and Language that the Langanites (CTMU Compatriots) Carry In and With Them as Their daily task and mission.
I Hope that these Living Persons served as effective example.
‘Problem Solution’ is a Lived Embodied Intelligence which is in the Aura of a Persona and as with the Peterson Quote at the beginning of this article the ‘Problem Solution’ or ‘Intelligence’ is Synonymous and Invested in the Living Person as a Hero. The same as the ‘Person’ in question as genius and “a spirit attendant on a person” as the Etymology of the Word ‘Genius’ suggests.
In Plaintive Terms I thank You for Your Readership. - Greg W.