Too Stupid for Words category archive
I’ve reached the point that, when someone tells me some outrageously disgusting bit of “news,” the first question I ask, particularly if puts members of a protected class in a bad light, is, “Did you read that on Facebook?”
I try to imagine any one of my elementary school teachers, all of whom were grandmothers or close to it, packing heat, and I just can’t.
It’s easier to visualize Curly Stooge teaching calculus.
In a fascinating discussion, David interviews Jonathan Haidt about what led to our becoming a society of stupid (hint: “social” media isn’t).
Read Haidt’s article.
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The country used to slope to the southwest, but, apparently, it now slopes to the southeast, and everything loose now rolls to Florida.
Someone should tell SFGate’s Eric Ting that it’s futile to try to to make sense out of stupid.
We are a society of stupid.
We will believe stuff we read on a computer screen, but, if the same stuff came in the mail, we wouldn’t even open the envelope.
Conspiracy theories fly through the inner tubes about the current outbreak of avian flu in the Midwest.