In the Hobbit, the dwarves and Bilbo would not be able to survive without intelligence, because if one did not know how to skin an animal, or making water drinkable, by boiling it, then they would eat a hairy piece of food or drink vile water. If someone did actually drink the vile water in the Hobbit they might fall asleep. Also, if they ate an uncooked piece of meat un-skinned they would probably get sick or get worms. If one did not, yet, know how to build a house they would have to sleep out in the cold; possibly not survive because of the harsh winters, also the animals. Intelligence has helped people out in there most dire situation; in many ways in the Hobbit, because they are left in the wild and someone has to figure out how to survive the nasty, vile, cold weather. Sometimes, they even have to survive giant spiders and all the different types of anim...
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...tant and if one only had strength then one would not be able to succeed. Many people have different ideas and theories about which is better but one may believe that intelligence has more value than strength for more than a few reasons.
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Your beliefs about intelligence affect your beliefs about learning. Art Markmen. Ph. 2002-2014. Web. 4 March 2014
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit. New York: Random House Publishing, 1980.
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