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what do you think makes people stupid?

Discussion in 'Congregation of the Masses' started by gookie, Aug 8, 2013.

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  1. Faint

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    shoulda just titled it "define stupid" since the term is pretty subjective itself
  2. TheValkyries

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    Well clearly, race. On average black people score lower than whites on international tests, as do the whites score lower than asians.

    IN SERIOUSNESS, it's the inability to think critically (not to be confused with being critical of some thoughts; it needs to be all thoughts under your own criticisms), and the inability to listen to others and their perspectives.
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  3. Killah

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    literally every person driving on the road

    except me
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    Idiocracy.
  5. elcheeso

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    Everyone because we're all stupid about things we don't care enough about, for whatever reason. Also don't bring evolution into this.
  6. Ezio

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    not being me
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  7. Pwnemon

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    people who confuse pokemon names with common words jk i do this always
  8. VKCA

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    In my defense I was pretty drunk
    amendment: am
  9. Acklow

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    I'm pretty stupid...







    stupidly awesome.
  10. Dubby

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    someone who isn't smart obv
  11. TheMagicalCake

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    being not smart makes you stupid
  12. Trax

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    Being born to stupid parents.
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    This is purely anecdotal, but the majority of the intelligent individuals I know had really great parents, and the majority of the not-so-smart individuals I know had a poor upbringing.

    So from my perspective, it feels like the environment that someone grows up in has a significant impact on a person's intelligence.
  14. Trax

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    Perhaps it's just that bad parents are also stupid.
  15. Princess Bubblegum

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    False dichotomy, being not smart only makes you not smart. When looking at smartness you only have smart and not smart.

    Logic 101.
  16. the interwebs

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    Everyone is stupid, no exceptions.
  17. phalanx

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    a smart person can act stupid, but a stupid person can't act smart
  18. moonbound

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    this whole thread is stupid
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    People who think evolution is real.

    EDIT: Also people who say that Skrillex didn't invent dubstep, he clearly did. Ugh.
  20. DetroitLolcat

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    Fluoridated tap water and not living in a bomb shelter or at least having one within walking distance of your house. Also, watching TV without a helmet made out of tin foil.
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    logan alt?
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  22. X5Dragon

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    There are no stupid people, just stupid ways to tell the truth.
  23. coolking49

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    People who argue despite having lost an argument, and are older than, like, 16. Oh wait, that's just called immature, and that doesn't make you stupid, its just a pet peeve.
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    People who try to follow every single social nicety and end up never having fun are the stupidest.
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    People who dont agree with my views or opinions. Also people who dont use good grammer
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