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Welcome to the Intelligence Virtual Classroom

Your questions here.

Question: What is Intelligence?

I learnt at university that intelligence is "the ability to apprehend the relationship between things". I have yet to see a better, more concise definition.

Question: What is Intelligence?

Answer: Intelligence is the process of differentiation. The more the process differentiations, the more likely we think of it as 'Highly Intelligent'. A bloodhound is much more intelligent at odors then we HumanAnimals are. However, we feel we are much more intelligent overall to a bloodhound as we are capable of more differentiations.


Question: What is Knowledge and how it is related to Intelligence?

Answer: Knowledge is the processed data which results from the use of Intelligence.

The dictionary says intelligence has many meanings...

Entry I

in-tel-li-gence n.

  • 1.
    • a. The capacity to acquire and apply knowledge.
    • b. The faculty of thought and reason.
    • c. Superior powers of mind.
  • 2. An intelligent, incorporeal being, especially an angel.
  • 3. Information; news. See Synonyms at news.
  • 4.
    • a. Secret information, especially about an actual or potential enemy.
    • b. An agency, staff, or office employed in gathering such information.
    • c. Espionage agents, organizations, and activities considered as a group: "Intelligence is nothing if not an institutionalized black market in perishable commodities" (John le Carr).


Source: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright c 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.


Entry II

In-tel-li-gence, n. (F. intelligence, L. intelligentia, intellegentia. See Intelligent.)

  • 1. The act or state of knowing; the exercise of the understanding.
  • 2. The capacity to know or understand; readiness of comprehension; the intellect, as a gift or an endowment. (And dimmed with darkness their intelligence. --Spenser.)
  • 3. Information communicated; news; notice; advice. (Intelligence is given where you are hid. --Shak.)
  • 4. Acquaintance; intercourse; familiarity. Obs. (He lived rather in a fair intelligence than any friendship with the favorites. --Clarendon.)
  • 5. Knowledge imparted or acquired, whether by study, research, or experience; general information. (I write as he that none intelligence Of meters hath, ne flowers of sentence. --Court of Love.)
  • 6. An intelligent being or spirit; -- generally applied to pure spirits; as, a created intelligence. --Milton. (The great Intelligences fair That range above our mortal state, In circle round the blessed gate, Received and gave him welcome there. --Tennyson.)

Intelligence office, an office where information may be obtained, particularly respecting servants to be hired.

Syn: Understanding; intellect; instruction; advice; notice; notification; news; information; report.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, c 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.

Entry III

intelligence n

  • 1: the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience ant: stupidity
  • 2: a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting intelligence
  • 3: secret information about an enemy (or potential enemy); "we sent out planes to gather intelligence on their radar coverage"
  • 4: new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome" syn: news, tidings, word
  • 5: the operation of gathering information about an enemy syn: intelligence activity, intelligence operation

Source: WordNet 1.6, c 1997 Princeton University


Differentiation is the essence of information creation (intelligence).

Organization of information is the essence of knowlege creation (intelligence).

Insight is the essence of knowedge application (intelligence).
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