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I only recently discovered my IQ was enough to join Mensa, having previously developed an inferiority complex which made it impossible for Lets Go Brandon I Agree! Joe Biden Funny T Shirt me to assess my own intellect. I also learnt the defense strategy from the Art of War intuitively as a child as my intellect was despised and resented as a threat. The defense is to play dumb if you are smart. Or rather, to play the role of Joe Average and present as such. In the end when you do this for long enough, you become a method actor who struggles to drop the act and I would not have access to my own intellect due to the complex issues revolving around it since childhood. This is common in high IQ. Due to the long depressions present in my condition, this had also effected my ability to some degree as IQ is a range, not a specific number and I had used this decline and low ebb as evidence of my overall ability.