The smartest people I know:
1 Don’t get easily offended
2 Read more than they talk
3 Enjoy intelligent discourse
4 Quickly admit when they’re wrong
5 Comfortable changing their opinion
6 Surround themselves w/ intelligence
7 Seek to understand every perspective on a topic
The Snark is not necessarily evil.
197 “He remarked to me then,” said that mildest of men,
198 “ ‘If your Snark be a Snark, that is right:
199 Fetch it home by all means—you may serve it with greens,
200 And it’s handy for striking a light.
Let’s strike a light and help the Snark not to turn into a Boojum: Snark taming.