Originally Posted by lazyday
As I see it, Mensa is a social club for the somewhat intelligent. Many, but not all, members are social misfits. A few have emotional intelligence quotients below 70. But it is a fun group if you like to hang around fairly smart people. Including a few who are truly brilliant.
1. Most do not socialize with other members; therefore it is not a social club.
2. Members are beyond "somewhat" intelligent by definition.
3. Within their own social context, they are exactly fitted.
[Sorry, could not resist giving a typical didactic Mensa reply.
And, yes I are 1, but I usually don't advertise that fact, nor do I espy consanguinity with the prosaism