…ated phenomenon. In the words of the late psychologist Howard Gruber, genius is best understood as “an organization that was constructed by the person himself in the course of his life, in the course of his work, as needed in order to meet the tasks that he encountered.” (Gruber’s gendered pronouns reflected standard usage at the time, highlighting the fact that women…
If unique to the source, this characterization of the term, ‘genius’ outside of results of IQ tests perhaps itself is evidence of genius.
It is time we realize that genius lies not in capacity for taking of tests, but in capacity for solving problems uniquely and creatively for arrival at pragmatic solutions, all of this without any demand for recognition as ‘genius’.
In event of recognition as ‘genius’, true genius celebrates and receives any accolades afforded with true humility that is evidence of intelligence and wisdom.