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What does the mind power actually mean????

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New post 19 Sep 2008, 16:40
Not to contradict what you have said, but I wanted to add to this conversation (lol). I always considered mind power to be the mind's raw ability to think. IQ tests can somewhat measure it unreliably, but I think standardized tests like the SAT and GMAT can also. It is the raw amount of ability that a person has to do the things he/she can (work, school, GMAT, speak german, or whatever other activities). This number (if measured) of the mind power index (or IQ) should be normally related to your score on tests and your conceptual skills in the workplace.

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I'm very suspicious of the notion that there is some raw quality of someone's mind that makes them smart - as if most people are born with some innate intelligent quotient. I do agree that some folks are just very smart, and some undoubtedly are, but the vast majority of us "learn" to be smart, if that makes sense. It's a combination of factors - biological (your DNA), social (your upbringing) and what education you had access to (good schools, good teachers, and parents who care about your education). Also, it's important to note that having had access to good nutrition as a child is crucial to developing intelligence, since so much of the brain's development happens at a very early age.

Standardized tests gauge your acuity at taking standardized tests, some of which require certain skills that some people may or may not be strong with. That's all. I think the generalized notion of "intelligence" is far too vague to quantify with any sort of test, no matter how cleverly designed.

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I too have been reading about this stuff lately and there is a growing amount of interest and information out there now. It appears first you must understand your inherent power, believe in your ability to harness and utilize it and you will almost automatically begin to “make things happen”. Anything that you do and the things that subsequently take place in this “reality” are just a matter of the unified quantum field expressing itself. I was totally unaware of this and then I came across the concept of practical quantum reality (subscribe to the newsletter and you’ll receive tonnes of valuable info), it allowed me to begin to understand this mostly un–discovered principle/law of the nature of things and the actual meaning of everyone’s potential mind power. The first step is to gather information and dig into it; best of luck to you on this interesting and powerful journey.

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In my notion, mind power is corroborative conjugation of Logic and emotion. Any work can be defined within the premises of these two. If a person wants to win a football match, first he acquires the vigor through passion, patriotism or something else. Now all these factors that help him build stamina and mental stability about the game come from emotional perspective. But the strategy, tricks and traps to win the game are part of the logical analysis. Therefore, to win a game or an exam we need balanced concoction of emotion and logic. Only emotion can not make somebody winner as well as only logic lacks the throttle to execute or start the process. Now take one scenario, more often than not several GMAT test takers pointed out that during test they expected to score 700+ and afterwards ended up with unwanted score. Actually at the time of exam they concentrated too much on score and then emotional consequences evaded their logical power. If they kept control on emotional attitude, they would acquire the stamina to do even the last problem in Verbal with same concentration whereas logical power would help eliminate answers in GMAT way. In gist I can conclude that mind power and applicability of mind power is sole effort to manage emotion and logic at conjuncture of time.
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