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Human Beings Are Getting Dumber, Says Study

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by ethiostar, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    This thread conveniently located above the "Almost Got Run Over" thread............good stuff.
  2. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    Thought the same thing. :rolleyes:
  3. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    I thought about linking CLF to this thread but he seems to be catching enough flak in his own thread.
  4. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    The thirst mutilator.
  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    All the warning labels and the like that try and keep stupid people from doing stupid things are the reason the population is dumbing down.

    Used to be the stupid died before they could breed.

    Now they breed and make more stupid people
  6. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    The first 5 minutes of that movie pretty much sums up what's actually happening
  7. Diogenes

    Diogenes Active Member

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  8. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    They only put warning labels to prevent lawsuits all you have to do is read the Darwin awards to know they are too stupid to read :D
  9. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    From a financial/stability point of view the numbers haven't changed from the 1950's...

    1% of the population is incredibly successful.
    4% of the population is successful to the point where money is not a worry for them.
    20% do OK, but if they missed a couple paychecks things would get rocky.
    60% struggle from week to week.
    15% struggle mightily to survive

    That's the way it was in the 50's and it breaks down pretty much the same now.

    And that's despite the ease of being able to get and accumulate (useful) information now a days in order to create some sort of unique competitive advantage for one's self.
  10. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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  11. ethiostar

    ethiostar Well-Known Member

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    It is slightly less noticeable after the political zone got shut down. :)
  12. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    I believe it's equally, if not more noticeable in it's condensed form in the fan zone.
  13. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    But what was the breakdown in the hunter/gather days? :laugh2:

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