John Stuart Mill IQ: 200 -John Stuart Mill was an English philosopher, economist, and exponent of Utilitarianism. He was prominent as a publicist in the reforming age of the 19th century, and remains of lasting interest as a logician and an ethical theorist. Mill was a man of extreme simplicity in his mode of life. His works exercised upon contemporary English thought, He handled with liberal and inquiring spirit great questions of his time.
If only all my history and science classes had been taught like this. Mesmerizing. Entertaining. Visionary...and that's just Nikola Tesla. Enjoy this <6 min. TEDTalk Friday video that shows you the magic of science.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.