A Chimpanzee in a nutshell: innovation for innovation’s sake, cleverness for cleverness’ sake, and a wink and a nod to those too slow to keep up. Eschewing the pragmatic goals of the Killer Whale and Spider, and far flashier than the understated Owl, Chimpanzees view themselves as a different breed of Smith. They are highly skeptical of both specialization and laughter less rooms, making them the most versatile and mischievous of all the types.
If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search. … I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and calculation would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.
– Nikola Tesla
The versatility of the Chimpanzee derives from their relentless desire to discover—perhaps invent—new concepts in a variety of different fields… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!
The Practical Jokester
They made a porn movie about Sarah Palin and the same actress, Lisa Ann, played me in the porn version of 30 Rock. Weirdly, of the three of us, Lisa Ann knows the most about foreign policy.
– Tina Fey
It’s true that most Smiths put absolutely no stock in traditional societal values unsupported by logic, though each Smith deals with social pressure in their own way… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!
Hell, if I could explain it to the average person, it wouldn’t have been worth the Nobel Prize.
– Richard Feynman
To the outside viewer, the mind of a Chimpanzee can seem like a hurricane of random thoughts (Can rotors induce flight? What are the benefits of nanotechnology? Where’s the best BBQ joint west of Texas?) and in the eye of the storm sits the Chimpanzee, comprehending it all in real time… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!
Oh, Monty! How many times do you think the wings can fall off a plane?
– Gadget, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers
Despite all their charisma and energy, it’s in the lab, studio, or whatever workspace they use, where Chimpanzees feel most at home… Preorder The Power of Personality to learn more!