There is a purpose to Intelligence Quotient tests: They’re designed to scare school children. IQ tests focus on skills like information processing speed, perceptual organization, arithmetic, letter-number sequencing, and verbal comprehension. These tests came into widespread use in the 20th Century, when people were deeply into the intellectual stage of human development.
For students of the human chakra system or the research documented in my book, The Shift, intellectual development is the fifth of the twelve stages of human development and it relates to the upper aspect of the solar plexus chakra.
In the 20th Century, people were so busy developing their intellect that they never stopped to evaluate that which they had achieved before. The taming of the basic passions in order to avoid endless, senseless suffering has, for most people, been mastered and relegated to history or, at least, shut away out of sight in a dark closet. If there were a popular Emotional Quotient, or EQ, it would measure the degree that a person has advanced through the positive manifestations of emotion.… Read the rest