Talk:Adragon De Mello

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SpuriousQ: I think this text fairly represents the published reports of Adragon's academic experience, without emphasizing the exploitation and emotional abuse he was subjected to:

Adragon's academic achievements were due to hard work.[1] Despite his father's desire to believe otherwise, Adragon's IQ is somewhat above average, at about the 85th percentile,[[2] ] which means that the celebrated "boy genius" is not actually a genius according to the most common definitions. Much of his childhood was spent with his father teaching him and pushing him through material, particularly in math and sciences.[3][4] At one point, Adragon was enrolled in an elementary school for highly gifted students, and he remembers the experience positively. However, his father continued to push him and the school for inappropriately impressive accomplishments, and when further testing revealed that he did not meet their entrance requirements, he was withdrawn.

I think you should read this article[5] before you decide that this text is inappropriately judgmental. If you still think so, then perhaps you'll note here exactly who you think is being unfairly judged and how. WhatamIdoing 17:29, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

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