A person is smart.

A person is smart, though I don’t mean this in a report card/IQ test sort of way. Those kinds of measurements are mostly irrelevant in the real world.

When I come across adults who reference the glory days of high school grades and offer to share their standardized test results, I cringe.

But what have you done lately?

Generally speaking, however, a person is smart. A person gets it done. A person thinks. A person cares about themselves, other people, and their environment.

A person listens.

A person is brave.

People, on the other hand, are a problem. People are not those things.

I’m not sure what to do about people.

(K, Men In Black, 1997)

7 thoughts on “A person is smart.

  1. I blame an alien abduction which I’m pretty sure happened when I was 5. 🛸 Butt wait, could the fault lie not in the stars but in myself? 😱

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