Jieun Baek, Researcher @ Harvard | Parlio community manager
I second Emily Parker's question! I look forward to reading your book.

What do you think generally defines a genius? Are geniuses set apart from their peers based on relative or objective standards?
Unless you're speaking of genius as a high IQ, I think it's almost entirely relative. Genius is a social verdict. If you were convinced you wrote the Great American Novel but no one else agreed, I'm afraid you're not a genius. Hopefully, though, we get the verdict "right." By that I mean we anoint someone a genius if he or she has produced something new, surprising and useful--something for the ages, In golden ages, I think people get the verdict right more than they do during other times. Continue reading...