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The essence of stupidity

"It's because they're stupid, that's why. That is why everybody does everything" said once Homer Simpson to his father.

What is stupidity? What is its source? Is it a matter of a low IQ level or does it essence lie somewhere else?

Is a chicken stupid?
Can a professor be stupid?
What is the difference between stupid and crazy?
How long can a nonsense live?
Can tradition be stupid?

Please, share your thoughts about the real stupidity and it's source. What is stupid? Who is stupid?

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    Oct 1 2013: I love when people question things that aren't normally questioned. This one got me thinking - and I love when someone makes me think in ways I don't usually think.

    I don't see people as stupid. Sometimes I may disagree with what someone does or how they think. Sometimes I think those people lack life experience or that my life experience disagrees with theirs.

    It's narrow-minded to label someone "stupid". Everyone has a limited perception of things no matter how intelligent they are. So in my opinion we should accept and respect those who have less life experience than us or a one that's different to ours.

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