A Rational Renaissance

“Clever” is something of a catchall word. According to Dictionary.com, it has the following meanings, among others: 1. mentally bright; having sharp or quick intelligence; able. … 3. showing inventiveness or originality; ingenious: We all know of clever people from human history. People like Plato, Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, and Isaac Newton. We also know many clever people from our daily lives. …