This is an interesting article, but I can't take it seriously without some sort of study that backs up your theories.

What the hell are to trying to say anyway? Let me laugh at what I wanna laugh at. But you don’t. And if "belief" is sufficient, one can believe in absolutely anything one chooses to believe in, e.g. Ranchi. Will curse everyone in sight, won’t be able to turn back, and make the jam worse. You can also discover films so spectacularly lucid and even depressing that there is no other. Confinement can be an opportunity. Perhaps this is why it is said smoking "MAY CAUSE...". ! The more you look around, the more people you’ll find indulging in awe-inspiring idiotic behaviour. Marty Nemko, Ph.D., is a career and personal coach based in Oakland, California, and the author of 10 books. Will give a condescending look to the drivers who’ve been waiting patiently in their respective lanes. I agree because we are not living in the stone age, tattoos and piercings are more the norm than not in my city. Who Has More COVID-19 Depression, the Rich or the Poor? Heuristics and Biases, Related But Not the Same, The New Political 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell', Why Having OCD Does Not Prepare You for COVID-19.,, Study reveals exercise regimen benefits physical, cognitive health,, Here’s what you should eat before, during and after a workout,, Explore these cycling routes around the country to beat the blues,, Shilpa Shetty shares the secret behind her fitness. Maybe because it's funny and dumb dumbs like me can't come up with funny shit like that. 22 Sep Symptoms of stupidity. But one can be book smart, street smart, educated smart (which I prefer to call privileged), people smart, etc. Insisting on following the rules with too few exceptions. Will call again, in less than three seconds. You gush about pop culture: adoring a celebrity, sitcom, or sports team. So true. Gilgit-Baltistan: Pak plays the role of supplicant to Chinese expansion, US election live: Bill and Hillary Clinton cast ballot for Biden, Harris, SRH vs MI Live: Warner, Saha give Sunrisers solid start in chase, Army chief off to Nepal, visit expected to ease ties after border row, Donald Trump leads Joe Biden in internet search as US votes in presidential election, ‘India’s growth story intact despite Covid-19’: Govt, 92-year-old Andhra man beats wife to death for not giving share in pension, Watch: Donald Trump dances, asking people to vote in US elections, His House review: Unsettling haunted house film unleashes real horrors, Laxmii song Bam Bholle: Akshay dances with all his might to please Shiva, He consumed ‘charas’ at my house: Fmr Pak pacer on Imran Khan, Anushka’s fans form protective circle around her after Virat’s RCB loses, Mehbooba vows to fight for Valley’s youth, restore J&K’s special status, Bihar polls amid Covid-19: An election of many firsts, IPL 2020 - MI Vs SRH, 2nd innings: Live Updates: Score after 5 overs, Ex-serviceman’s son hoists Tricolour at PDP office during protest, held, Amit Shah to commence 2-day Bengal visit from Thursday, Karnataka assembly bypolls: 39.15 per cent polling at RR, Haryana: 68% turnout recorded in Baroda bypoll. It is imperative to maintain the critical faculty (whether that is "judgmental" or not), otherwise how is one to decide what is right or wrong, good or bad? Sound cock-sure of yourself when you often turn out to be wrong. One of my all-time favourites, however, is the point about being passionate about pop cultures - again, having virtually limitless expansion potential - e.g. Saying you believe in fate, for example, "It was meant to be." We must agree to disagree on the wisdom of inviting people to examine their behavior. Sounding cock-sure of yourself.I think this is one of the most objective signs of stupidity along with making black and white statements when gray is required and insisting you`re correct in response to a more intelligent counter. Secondly, most of the power in business, finance, diplomacy and politics is in the hands of more or less stupid individuals. ...because, honestly, one of the things I find LEAST intelligent about people is judging someone by something as superficial as appearance. Among the milder ones, those about "dress-code", could be expanded in all sorts of ways - overly dramatic make-up by women for day-wear, as well as décolleté clothing, among others. One thing I've noticed that makes people sound is purposely trying to sound smart when you're not. The truth is that technology companies are constantly repeating the same mistakes with wearying consistency ... and many of the stupid things these companies do are completely avoidable.

Of course, there are times to be definitive. Perhaps my artistic talent will have a use has it is meant to be. Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today. "Belief" means putting one's reliance on something for which there is no verifiable evidence, otherwise it wouldn't be belief but actual knowledge. Stupid, I told you. Personally, I don't think so. The root word stupid,[1] which can serve as an adjective or noun, comes from the Latin verb stupere, for being numb or astonished, and is related to stupor. Just a thought. ", Make basic grammatical errors. For other uses, see, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, A Short Introduction to the History of Stupidity, "In Search of Stupidity, over 20 years of high-tech marketing disasters", "Über die Dummbeit: Eine Umschau in Gebiete menschlicher Unzulänglichkeit", "Unskilled and unaware of it: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments", ‘A Stupidity-Based Theory of Organisations’,, Articles with dead external links from June 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected pages, Wikipedia indefinitely move-protected pages, Wikipedia introduction cleanup from August 2018, Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from August 2018, All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 August 2020, at 22:33.

Micromanipulations: A Narcissist's Method of Control, How Antagonism Unfolds as a Trait of Narcissism, The Powerful Practice of Accepting Reality, 3 Ways to Counter Someone’s Demeaning "Gotchas!”, Psychology Today © 2020 Sussex Publishers, LLC. One classic symptom of the slide to stupidity is a failure to keep pace with systemic change: Haig’s framework became stupid with the invention of the machine gun, and it became culpably so as others, such as Willy Rohr on the German side, began to spell out a new strategic language. Of course, some brilliant people are visually unusual but most people feel that avant-garde appearance doesn't appear intelligent. Like, what? No intelligent person would have worded your comment the way you did. Geniuses are known for thinking for themselves which often leads them to do things most people don't understand, making them seem weird to the majority. We continue to thrive happily in our ‘hum toh aise hi hain bhaiyya’ philosophy, which is rather charming.

[14], The fool or buffoon has been a central character in much comedy.

[16], Today there is a wide array of television shows that showcase stupidity such as The Simpsons. Keep a note of today’s date as our last encounter with each other. Thanks! Indore, I believe that's not only central to what Psychology Today does but crucial to the life well-led. You may not have noticed it but they all do, even when they have asked for the time loud enough for you to hear. If you have a conversation with some dumb dumb, they can't understand, so they are going to laugh at you? Surprise, surprise - in spite of all our fundamental differences, we have one thing in common - Rachmaninov, and, hopefully, a number of other of the truly "great" composers. Also, another important sign of intelligence is ,to me, the courage to be noncorfomist.How , then, could somebody be truly intelligent if they always conform to what others consider intelligence to mean?It's very difficult , nearly impossible.So one should be able to stray at least a little bit from what is considered "right" by his peers without fearing the possibility that he/she will be rejected. Coodos to you for trying to make the most of a obsolete education. Stupidity is a quality or state of being stupid, or an act or idea that exhibits properties of being stupid. And so on ....... As regards religions, that, for me, is psychologically one of the clearest signs of intellectual insecurity. Worse still, will start honking to scare away the car which is legitimately coming from the front. The first book in English on stupidity was A Short Introduction to the History of Stupidity by Walter B. Pitkin (1932): Stupidity can easily be proved the supreme Social Evil. Lastly, it requires the activity to be maladaptive, in that it is in the worst interest of the actor, and specifically done to prevent adaption to new data or existing circumstances. It seems to me that people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Consider your track record. Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, *Using heuristics to gauge the intelligence level of others. Statements like this make you seem stupid. Intelligent people weigh the risk/reward of breaking a rule on a case-by case basis and consider possible alternatives. Alford and Alford found that humor based on stupidity was prevalent in "more complex" societies as compared to some other forms of humor. Smart people are usually concise and when speaking for longer than a minute, make the structure of their utterance clear, and they don't ramble off-topic. Or maybe something we all eat. So what’s up.’ You feel like killing them. The triple III moron will: Start moving forward from the wrong side. Yes it did come about under scrutiny much like the word psychology, or psychologist. 4 Scenario: You are somewhere outside, wearing an evidently visible watch. Smart people generally think, "If you're devoting that much to your wrapping, you may be trying to hide the product inside, or at least that you use your time and money poorly.