Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

[…] whenever he was given a problem that involved patterns in space and time, he found that his intuition was more reliable than his calculation […] (14.36)

In case you forgot how smart Ender is – maybe it slipped your mind that he learned arithmetic when he was three (1.54) – here we get another little (math-based) reminder. Ender is so smart that the right answer just seems to come to him. (This isn’t so unusual – the right answer comes to us all the time. And so does the wrong answer.)

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