29 Apr '14, 1pm

Blogged!! Lets talk stupid.

Blogged!! Lets talk stupid.

A few nights ago, hubs and I decided to discuss about stupidity as a pre-slumber conversation. Hubs had recently just read an essay called “The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity ” by an economist named Carlo M. Cipolla. It was published in 1976 and I wonder why it took us this long to finally learn about it. All I can say is, wow, what a treat! Never had I read something so illuminating and thought-provoking, helping me to put to rest most of my frustrations with the humankind (and sometimes loved ones). According to Cipolla, there are 4 laws regarding stupidity and they are: • Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation. Right, how many times have we complained about stupid people and then, bam! More stupid people. Well, for a quick case, just check Facebook – have you counted the number of people getting shocked at what polit...

Full article: http://www.kimberlycun.com/2014/04/29/lets-talk-stupid/

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