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    Is good manners intellectualism?
    And are we better off polishing our manners rather then our looks?
    For example rudeness is either a spur of the moment or a condition. The lack of intellect can aggravate conditions such as rudeness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cacian View Post
    Is good manners intellectualism?
    No. A monkey could be taught manners.
    Do, or do not. There is no try. - Yoda


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    Manners are disciplines and has little to do with intellectualism. Children can learn good manners. Therefore intellectualism and mannerism are two different domains.

    “Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature””

    “If water derives lucidity from stillness, how much more the faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe, the speculum of all creation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by papayahed View Post
    No. A monkey could be taught manners.
    are you suggesting a monkey is bad mannered?
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    Quote Originally Posted by blazeofglory View Post
    Manners are disciplines and has little to do with intellectualism. Children can learn good manners. Therefore intellectualism and mannerism are two different domains.
    Hi blazeglory manners are because we use our thoughts in order to be considerate to others. When we meet people we do not know we think carefully at how we communicate with them in order not to offend them. Intellectualism is part of the thinking process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cacian View Post
    are you suggesting a monkey is bad mannered?

    Yes. All the monkey's in the wild, that I've seen, don't know their soup spoon from their salad fork and lets not even talk about the finger bowl .
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    Quote Originally Posted by papayahed View Post
    Yes. All the monkey's in the wild, that I've seen, don't know their soup spoon from their salad fork and lets not even talk about the finger bowl .
    lol
    Yeah right. Animals are better behaved then humans and they don't even talk. Take that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cacian View Post
    The lack of intellect can aggravate conditions such as rudeness.
    I think that it's more a case of personality than intellect. The stupidest person can be polite and respectful whilst the most intelligent can be arrogant and ill-mannered. That being said, maybe there's a correlation between being brought up to be polite and being brought up to value education.

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