How to stop considering yourself smarter than everyone else?

How to stop considering yourself smarter than everyone else?

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Answer 1
July, 2021

Good day, everyone reading :)

Don't be a fool, don't think you're smarter than everyone . Said one middle-aged and experienced man. 4 classes of education. Good girl. A workaholic.

Isn't his words meaningless?

And your future depends on the realization of your I - your pride. Everyone is the smith of his own happiness. And failures. Choose for yourself, to have or not to have!

Sincerely, KIT Zernograd, always at your service from 8 to 17 hours :)

Answer 2
July, 2021

If any of them can do what you cannot, then at least they are smarter than you in this, this concerns the skills developed over the years, and not physical characteristics. Perhaps you can really be smarter than them, but not in everything, of course, but the scales tilt in your direction.

Answer 3
July, 2021

It is optimal not to " consider yourself smarter than everyone " - this is logical and cultural.

Even a "fool" can be smarter than a clever man in a specific matter, where a clever guy missed, and a fool was lucky ...

Answer 4
July, 2021

If your environment makes you feel like that, maybe you need to change your environment?

This is a completely normal process of human development, the time comes and we change jobs, change professions, change even a soul mate. And nothing it can't be helped. A person is changing and his society is changing around him.

Answer 5
July, 2021

Firstly, a well-mannered person in communication with others will in no way emphasize his superiority, unless, of course, the conflict situation requires it, where it is forcedly necessary. And this behavior is quite desirable. Secondly, a person with low self-esteem will not even think of it; overpriced, on the contrary, will not communicate with those whom he considers more stupid than himself. In my opinion, it turns out that no matter who you consider yourself to be (even a genius, even Napoleon), there is no point in sticking out your I. If I am convinced that I am more stupid than my casual interlocutor, I will not be comfortable in his company. So, if I do not set as my goal to get the information I am interested in, then our communication will end there. But, if I feel that we are on the same wavelength - communication will give me only sincere satisfaction, and what is the point of considering ourselves smarter than him. Life confronts us with completely different people, therefore it is impossible to be smarter or more stupid than everyone. Everyone knows what the other does not know.

Answer 6
July, 2021

Just stop and that's it! Because it is impossible to be smarter than everyone in everything and even in one thing.
And, in my opinion, it becomes very boring to live if you consider yourself smarter than everyone. )
Your question here is proof of that.

Answer 7
July, 2021

This is how our thinking works. Each person has their own unique development. Suppose in one thing you are developed to the level of 88 on a 100 point assessment, the interlocutor in this is up to 12, or even zero. Naturally you think you are a genius. But it may well be that the interlocutor in the other direction is developed to level 92, and you are in this direction ... zero. Will you notice its level? Of course not. Next to your level there is a fence on the contrary, through which you see only what is not higher than yours. So, if you consider yourself smarter than the interlocutor, then it is so. But with a whole number of reservations. In addition, the interlocutor can be developed in several directions at once, and it is necessary - besides your ...

Answer 8
July, 2021

Hello !

Start communicating with smart people and everything will be resolved by itself. Most likely, you fundamentally choose people weaker than yourself in order to feel smarter than them.

And, of course, it is necessary to remember that smart is the one who constantly learns something new from everyone with whom fate brought him, and the fool is the one who considers himself smarter than others. Maybe this will help you to look at other people differently and stop looking in yourself that you are the smartest, and look in others - what you can learn from them.

Answer 9
July, 2021

First, you need to answer the question - why would you stop?

Most likely, people around do not care what you think there, and with a high degree of probability they do not consider themselves smarter than themselves.

Does it bother you? Then the point is in self-doubt, covered with a fur coat of excessive self-confidence. A good psychotherapist will help you cope with this

Or do you have conflicts and misunderstandings with others against the background of the fact that you think you are smarter? The fur coat is slightly different, but the recipe is the same as in the previous paragraph. The same logical connection: self-doubt - therapist

Answer 10
July, 2021

You can't think so, it's not serious, you can soon be alone then.

And I never considered myself that way, that's why I'm here for answers! :))))))))))) ) And then it’s so great to live stupid, every day you get smarter and discover new things and then open them again.

And if you are not interested with people, look for a new environment, new friends, the topic of Soul development and everything will be fine.

If you are smarter than the world, you are dead :)))))))!

Answer 11
July, 2021

Each person has his own opinion, he makes his choice and of course considers his actions to be correct. Someone may say that he is being clever, but this is also the critic's choice and he can be wrong. And even most likely he is mistaken, because he does the same thing as the person criticized by him (makes a choice and considers his choice to be correct).

Answer 12
July, 2021

If you know for sure that you are very smart, then what is the question? There are many other qualities - wisdom, intuition allows you to see beyond your horizon of vision, but this cannot be verified with the mind. There is the ability to love, listen, persistence in achieving goals. What is the point of having the smartest fishing rod and being left without fish. I hope you will not suffer from the fact that you will be happier than others?

Answer 13
July, 2021

This is called self-esteem. If self-esteem is lowered, the answer is "I don't know much." If normal, the answer is yes. If it is too high, the answer will be "No, I'm not smart - I'm a GENIUS". And even if a person makes mistakes - he considers himself smart and this is not bad. So he will rely on himself. Again, if a person is smart enough to solve everyday issues and problems, then at his level he is smart. Not an academic, but smart.

Answer 14
July, 2021

Find people smarter than yourself and communicate with them. Then the realization will come that the mind is not everything and is not the main thing. Then the search for the main thing will begin, and this question will cease to worry.

Answer 15
July, 2021

Just live with it. Every second (conventionally), considers himself smarter / more talented / stronger / more important than others, and so on ... There are many smart, stupid too. Communicate with those people whom you think are smart, if there are none in your opinion, then you have problems with self-esteem.

Answer 16
July, 2021

If you sincerely consider yourself smarter than those with whom you communicate, then I see no reason to stop doing this, why deceive yourself? You can try to feel comfortable among people who are more stupid than you; try to be patient and condescending towards others.

Answer 17
July, 2021

First: an experiment with a dark room, you enter a room without windows, turn off the light and sit in it, without telephones, TV and PC, if you can be in it for an unlimited amount of time, then why do you need people.

Second: when communicating with people, think about the fact that they may also have thoughts that are not very different from yours and try to understand them, even the simplest ones, like how hard it is with a hangover, etc.

Third: as long as you eat food bought in a store with money earned at work, you are not smarter than everyone else.

Answer 18
July, 2021

As a rule, this requires growing up. But there is another ambush, the fact is that an intelligent person is ALWAYS a fool. Moreover, it is he himself (smart) who thinks so. Since no one is immune from mistakes, hence the life path Any person is the path of mistakes. And an intelligent person, just the same, understands and realizes it. Realizes where and when he got lost. And it is these extremely painful clicks on the nose from himself that drive away arrogance and push the SMART OTHERS off the pedestal. A smart person is always a fool, remembers mistakes, his own stupidity, corrects them. A fool does not realize that he is a fool, only relatives and friends are suffering. No fool considers himself a fool, and as a rule considers himself smarter than others.

There is another option. An option where you are really smarter than others. Here, too, everything is simple. Find a society and a society of your own kind, intellectuals. And arrogance will instantly fly off you, because you will see really smart people, and you will feel your own inferiority and imperfection. Fortunately, it’s right now. Allows. Full full of clubs of interest. Go to a political or philosophical forum, literary or scientific discussions, and you will not have any illusions about your own cleverness. Well, or just, get a thrill from communicating with yourself. Although a fool will never admit that he is a fool. It is easier for him to call those who surpass him in intellect abstruse fools than to admit his own imperfection.

Answer 19
July, 2021

The mind is one side of a person. There is also emotional intelligence, a culture of feeling. Phrase: if you are so smart, then why are you so poor?

On the one hand, everyone has different talents, and not everyone is given to be a great thinker. On the other hand, the under-supply on the one hand is compensated by something else. A person is strong in hand-to-hand combat, for example, or the art of communication.

A person considers himself smarter than everyone else in order to compensate for low self-esteem. A self-sufficient person, versatile, has no need to rise at the expense of others, he is built into the general harmony of the World!

Answer 20
July, 2021

It's simple: you just have to try to do what you can't do, but what others do just fine. One has golden hands, and the other has a head on his shoulders. One can build a house on his own, but the other will not chop wood. One will paint a picture, and the other will not paint a face. Natural abilities (and the level of their development) are different for people, and they are manifested in different areas. Smart in one activity can easily look like a fool in another.

Answer 21
July, 2021

Just imagine: a boxer enters the ring and thinks how to stop considering himself stronger than his opponent ...

With such thoughts, it is better not to enter the ring at all - they will kill nafig)

Count you need to be smarter, and you need to act based on this premise.

If you are wrong, the smarter one will let you know) You will gain experience and a new portion of the mind ...

Answer 22
July, 2021
  1. Grow up. Most likely, you will come to the realization that stupid primates around can give you a head start in certain areas in which they are more qualified than a + -20-year-old milk sucker who considers them morons.

  2. Get a good education in the field of psychology. Comprehensive and cutting edge. Indirectly, the implementation of item 2 overlaps with the first item. After that, through competent introspection, eliminate deceptive conceit and limited point of view. Cons: Expensive, difficult, and unlikely to implement.

  3. Delete accounts on insta, contact and other. Cut off the Internet, and go to work at the factory, in 5-2 mode. Then one of two things will happen: you go crazy with your limitations, expanding your social circle and finding really interesting and smart people; you are crazy about your limitedness, starting socializing with real people, face to face, who are not your classmates / classmates and friends in the internet.

Good luck.

Answer 23
July, 2021

Well, a smart person himself could give himself twenty answers to this question, so, as you can see, you are not very smart either. Understanding of moral principles, restraint, generosity, willingness to accept and forgive are not innate gifts, but signs of an active mind. Read on this topic Aristotle, Ficino, Alberti, Montaigne.

Answer 24
July, 2021

This is intellectual snobbery and is an accurate indicator that in fact you know little and even less you realized. Forgive me for the truth. But this is not your final state and if you work on the development of consciousness, which is a key factor for further true self-identification, you will see that you know nothing, understand nothing and are in fact an insignificant, powerless and controlled point in a shaky and incomprehensible world. Think of yourself in this vein and the feeling of having an exorbitant mind and self-importance will disappear in a matter of days and begin your conscious progress.
"The greatness of a person begins with the realization of his own insignificance."
What you see in this problem speaks in your favor, and therefore you can solve it too.)))

Answer 25
July, 2021

No way, just change your social circle, look for equals. There may be few of them. There is no smoke without fire, and if you think that you are smarter, then you do not think. Most of these questions begin to fill in about "understand that others are also personalities." The problem is that this is the very majority, which you are most likely smarter) They simply do not understand what they are talking about. And on the whole, it is unpleasant to recognize someone's intellectual superiority.

Of course, every person is a person. But the level of development of these individuals is very different) And to ignore this and try to convince yourself to communicate with them is more precious for yourself.

When you are among equals, such thoughts simply do not arise.

Answer 26
July, 2021

We tend to compare ourselves with others - sometimes with those who are doing worse than we are, mistakenly believing that a person's value is determined by what he has or is able to do.

In one wise book it is written: "If someone thinks more about himself than he really is, he thereby only deceives himself. Let everyone judge his affairs soberly, then he will be able to rejoice in what he has done, not comparing ourselves to others, because everyone has their own burden. "

Therefore, we must honestly admit that we will not always be the best at everything.

Answer 27
July, 2021

Hello, Anton!

Maybe I understood your question superficially, but it seems that you are surrounded by people not of your level.

As my son's coach said: "if you you swim the fastest in the team, you swim not in your team. " After that he transferred my son to another, stronger coach, where he was the "deadliest". But being among the stronger guys, my son again got the potential for growth and eventually became a multiple champion of Russia, Europe and the world and three times set the world record in underwater sports.

Morality: surround yourself with people you want. drag on and the question will disappear :)

Answer 28
July, 2021

To do this, you can talk to a less intelligent psychologist or psychotherapist. After a few conversations, you will no longer consider yourself smarter than everyone else. This effect occurs when parents lack attention in childhood. Therefore, in order to stop counting, you can go through a consultation with an experienced psychologist or psychotherapist.

Answer 29
July, 2021

Good question, I'll try to answer.
You seem to be running into pride, so you should know that this is a powerful and cunning enemy - you shouldn't underestimate him. This is the weak point of our mind - he can fall in love with his creations so much that he becomes blind to his mistakes.

Because to consider yourself smarter than others is a monstrous stupidity, and perhaps you are already able to appreciate the consequences of this stupid looking for a way to deal with this. Such a person looks very arrogant, and the problem is that it seems normal to him, because he is blinded by his exclusivity. This approach is not sympathetic, so people will not tolerate it for long, so loneliness is often the punishment for arrogance. No wonder.

If you want to stop being a slave to your mind, then you should curb its vanity. The area of ​​what we do not know is always larger than what we know. If you close yourself off from the unknown with the words “I already know everything,” then you are already stupider than you could be. So this is not the best strategy if you want to really master yourself.

Socrates said, “I know I don’t know anything” - and this is a good cure for narcissism, because you should remember that you are capable of being as stupid as possible. This is sobering.

Answer 30
July, 2021

Don't stop. To marry / marry the one / to the one who considers himself to be the smartest of all and consider himself the smartest at home (or not at home), among themselves, giggling disgustingly towards the fools. The main thing is that no one knows about your hobby (read: disadvantage), except for the two of you. I love, I can, I practice. All good.

Answer 31
July, 2021

If you are really smarter, it's time to start manipulating people, making them fall in love with you and making money. If you do not do this, then you are sagging in something)

Answer 32
July, 2021

I do not know from what you concluded that you are smarter than everyone. I only hope that this is not a clinical case and you simply lack information about the level of your knowledge and intelligence.

In any case, try to communicate with really smart people, especially now it is more than available via the Internet. One of the greats said, "It's very easy to be good among the bad. Try to be good among the good." To paraphrase "It's easy to be smart among fools. Try to be smart among smart."

You can still start answering questions on TheQuestion.ru, but it’s not noticeable that you are very smart - only two answer, I have more. ;-)

Answer 33
July, 2021

To realize (not to understand, namely to realize) that all the people around are also individuals, with their own priorities in life and interests. Each of us has our own pros and cons. Someone is more quick-witted, someone is charismatic, someone has golden hands. The fact that one person does not have some of your talent (and vice versa, you do not have any talents) does not make any of you better or worse. We are all different.

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