Are Scholars Despised Or Revered?

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From Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer prize winners to the geniuses of yesteryear, around the world the ‘exceptionally intelligent’ are often misunderstood: one group views them as unfittingly admirable, whilst the other finds them strange and dislikes communication with such individuals. Indeed, the very first instances of prodigious intellect can be traced back to the early Ming dynasty when imperial Chinese examinations resulted in…

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