Do you believe that Wonder Woman is smarter than Batman

#1 Posted by Zemu6 (98 posts) - - Show Bio

Do you believe that Princess Diana of Themyscira is smarter than Bruce Wayne?

If so, why?    

#2 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

No, hell no.
 
HEELLLLLLLLLLL NO.

#3 Edited by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio
@Zemu6 said:
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Do you believe that Princess Diana of Themyscira is smarter than Bruce Wayne?

If so, why?    

"
 
 
Both have pretty much Genius level intellect 

 

If you mean who is the quicker learner than Diana has Bruce beat pretty easily. She can learn languages and advanced concepts in a matter of hours
 

If you mean who is the most creative with knowledge than Bruce has Diana beat.
#4 Posted by theicon (1797 posts) - - Show Bio

hell 2 the no......

#5 Posted by Batcrow (232 posts) - - Show Bio
@Zemu6 said:
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Do you believe that Princess Diana of Themyscira is smarter than Bruce Wayne?

If so, why?    

"
Ummm...could you define what you MEAN by smart.
#6 Posted by RazzaTazz (9449 posts) - - Show Bio

Hard to answer, because intelligence has so many facets.  She is definitely wiser than he is. 

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#7 Posted by kapitein_zeppos (341 posts) - - Show Bio

She has a bigger CPU, but Wayne is a lot more cunning and talented in unorthodox thinking.

#8 Posted by Nessima (57 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends what you mean but in most types of intelligence batman is smarter.

#9 Posted by Caligula (12417 posts) - - Show Bio

No.

#10 Posted by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio
@Zemu6 said:
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Do you believe that Princess Diana of Themyscira is smarter than Bruce Wayne?

If so, why?    

"
I think you need to provide a situation which makes them compete in a specific task.
#11 Posted by TheGoldenOne (38849 posts) - - Show Bio
@Caligula said:
" No. "
#12 Posted by Sydpart2 (1092 posts) - - Show Bio

Gonna have to go with no. Bruce is a genius on several levels. WDW talked about her being able to learn and understand languages and advanced concepts quickly which is certainly a mark of intelligence but Bruce is just smarter all around. I have yet to see Wonder Woman hack an alien computer or something of that caliber.

#13 Posted by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio

 W@Sydpart2 said:

" Gonna have to go with no. Bruce is a genius on several levels. WDW talked about her being able to learn and understand languages and advanced concepts quickly which is certainly a mark of intelligence but Bruce is just smarter all around. I have yet to see Wonder Woman hack an alien computer or something of that caliber. "
I don't think Wonder Woman is smarter than Bruce but I also don't think Bruce is smarter than Diana.... I don't think there is anyway to tell who is smarter. I can list 100 things Wonder Woman can do better and 100 things Batman could do better.
 
Wonder Woman would have no interest in hacking any computer and therefore would have no knowledge of it.... Bruce is experienced  with computers and interested in them which makes him better.
 
One thing I know is that Bruce is more creative with information than any superhero based on feats.... but that in itself is not intelligence.  Bruce also relies on a great deal of outside information from oracle other gadgets and his Bat computer.
 
I think the right answer is... it depends
#14 Posted by Sydpart2 (1092 posts) - - Show Bio
@WDW:
I still have to go with Bruce just because he's shown an ability to outsmart some of the most intelligent people on the planet...or off of it for that matter. I agree that we could each continue citing example after example but from what I can tell, overall Bruce seems to be more intelligent.
#15 Edited by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sydpart2 said:

" @WDW: I still have to go with Bruce just because he's shown an ability to outsmart some of the most intelligent people on the planet...or off of it for that matter. I agree that we could each continue citing example after example but from what I can tell, overall Bruce seems to be more intelligent. "

I am in no way trying to change your mind. Bruce will always be shown to be more intelligent because without it he is basically just a guy in a costume... if you are basing it on feats then yes you have more evidence of Bruce intelligence. But there is really no evidence that he is smarter or more intelligent than Wonder Woman since none of us really know what intelligence is both would score off the scale on any IQ test
 
Anyway we could spend all day going back and fourth....So I guess further communication is pointless.
 
 
 


#16 Posted by Sydpart2 (1092 posts) - - Show Bio
@WDW: well I of course cannot definitely prove that Bruce is smarter but I feel given the continued character trait of being more intelligent than anyone around him would tip the scale in his favor.
#17 Posted by Aronmorales (9434 posts) - - Show Bio

I think there are some things she knows better than the Bat, but then again we are talking about THEE BAT...

#18 Posted by MrDirector786 (43370 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't really know but I don't think she is. I am willing to change my mind if someone can give good evidence to show that she is smarter but I haven't seen anything to prove she's smarter.

#19 Posted by PowerHerc (80657 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha, Ha, Ha . . . .  no.  But the thought is kind of funny.
#20 Posted by entropy_aegis (14107 posts) - - Show Bio

 

LOL,the batgod is smarter by miles.
#21 Posted by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio

 
 Comparing Diana's Wisdom to Batman's intelligence is like asking if Albert Einstein is smarter than Socrates.... and vice versa. How can anyone really say who is smarter?  since we don't know what being smart really is yet.
 

#22 Posted by Evpraksiya (260 posts) - - Show Bio

They both are smart in different way, i do prefer WW intellect cause she's less manipulative and doesn't have that ''i'm the best so do as i told you and shut it'' and she doesn't walk around telling ''hey this is my city so i'm gonna beat the crap out of you'' like Bat. He's nice but there we can't compare them. She's got the wisdom from Athena training, learning from amazon sages, Batman mostly consist of training and vengeance. 

#23 Posted by Nefarious (18314 posts) - - Show Bio

Hehe....No.

#24 Edited by Evpraksiya (260 posts) - - Show Bio

 Doesn't prove at all she's smarter but the arc is good we can see WW and Bat fighting for what they believe, and i admit i was glad to see him like that then he can realize that he is not god .extract from Hiketeia.
#25 Posted by comicdude23 (11399 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman is more tactical and seems to use his wits alot more than Diana

#26 Posted by Billy Batson (57704 posts) - - Show Bio

hmmm

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#27 Posted by WDW (1514 posts) - - Show Bio
@Billy Batson said:
" hmmm "
#28 Edited by antiterra (168 posts) - - Show Bio

Not many people in the DCU are smarter than Bruce Wayne. And nobody in the DCU can plan ahead for every contingency like he does.

Wonder Woman certainly is a very smart character, that's always been a huge part of her appeal for me (and my main gripe with her current incarnation, that's barely a notch above clueless, impulsive teenager). Smarter than Batman, though? I don't think so.

Personally, I've always considered that Bruce's intellect was his super-power. 

#29 Posted by BloodyFlix (30 posts) - - Show Bio

I would have to agree with the "it depends" way of thinking.  
 
That said, I think Batman will almost always get the edge here,  just because his intellect is the basis of who his character is.  
 
Wonder Woman, however, is an Amazon; the best of them even. The Amazons are said to be leaps and bounds ahead in most facets of science,  scholastics and martial skill. All of this, which they've been taught since their inception and Wonder Woman since birth. She is definitely no slouch in matters of the mind. She was born with the wisdom of Athena. I know wisdom does not equate to intelligence, but I feel it greatly supplements it. 
 
So to conclude my opinion.  
 
Batman will almost always win in a discussion like this, but in my own opinion Wonder Woman gives him a run for his vast amounts of money.  
 
In the end, it just depends on the situation
#30 Posted by UsagiTsukino (246 posts) - - Show Bio

She as smart as Athena

#31 Posted by HolySerpent (12428 posts) - - Show Bio

No she's not. She's not smarter in anyway

#32 Posted by UsagiTsukino (246 posts) - - Show Bio

They pretty much equals.

#33 Posted by batmanary (798 posts) - - Show Bio

Wonder Woman has more wisdom. She also likely has more... classical knowledge, whereas Batman is street smart and unorthodox. It's not comparable.

#34 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio

@batmanary said:

Wonder Woman has more wisdom.

Can we get some actual proof on this? It pops up continuously throughout this thread and nobody seems to explain why they think she's wiser.

#35 Posted by UsagiTsukino (246 posts) - - Show Bio

@AtPhantom: she gets her wisdom from The goddess Athena

#36 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio

@UsagiTsukino said:

@AtPhantom: she gets her wisdom from The goddess Athena

Irrelevant. When has she demonstrated that wisdom?

#37 Edited by Dark_Vengeance_ (14586 posts) - - Show Bio

@Evpraksiya said:

They both are smart in different way, i do prefer WW intellect cause she's less manipulative and doesn't have that ''i'm the best so do as i told you and shut it'' and she doesn't walk around telling ''hey this is my city so i'm gonna beat the crap out of you'' like Bat. He's nice but there we can't compare them. She's got the wisdom from Athena training, learning from amazon sages, Batman mostly consist of training and vengeance.

You just described some of the many reasons why he's my favorite character.

also where is that scan from?

#38 Posted by UsagiTsukino (246 posts) - - Show Bio

In her battles and her stratergy skills.

#39 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually, Early WW was a bit of a scientist herself.She invented the purple healing ray(I think) but that was DECADES ago and is no longer relevant.

#40 Posted by batmanary (798 posts) - - Show Bio

@AtPhantom said:

@UsagiTsukino said:

@AtPhantom: she gets her wisdom from The goddess Athena

Irrelevant. When has she demonstrated that wisdom?

Technically it is a core power. Wisdom of Athena....and like I basically stated, it isn't so prevalent on the battlefield which is the setting of most comic books. On a battlefield of some sort.

#41 Posted by KingofMadCows (345 posts) - - Show Bio

She should be smarter, so should a lot of other characters, but DC loves Batman so much they'll never let anyone outsmart him.

#42 Posted by TAneT62 (1055 posts) - - Show Bio

In the modern sense, Bruce is probably more intelligent. But when it comes to war, wisdom, learning, that goes to Diana.

#43 Posted by TDK_1997 (14395 posts) - - Show Bio

No.

#44 Posted by battyfan1 (203 posts) - - Show Bio

love wondy........BUT hell to the NO

#45 Posted by ArtsyGal (125 posts) - - Show Bio

@WDW said:

@Zemu6 said:
"

Do you believe that Princess Diana of Themyscira is smarter than Bruce Wayne?

If so, why?

"
Both have pretty much Genius level intellect If you mean who is the quicker learner than Diana has Bruce beat pretty easily. She can learn languages and advanced concepts in a matter of hours If you mean who is the most creative with knowledge than Bruce has Diana beat.

@RazzaTazz said:

Hard to answer, because intelligence has so many facets. She is definitely wiser than he is.

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