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An exploration into the nature of stupidity in Western society and its history of our perception of it.

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A lighthearted look at stupidity and ignorance in modern society, as well as a brief history of the study of intelligence. Celebrities and other notable personalities are interviewed on the subject of the prevalence of stupidity in the media and culture. Written by Anonymous

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Funny but frightening
10 November 2004 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

When I saw the film the audience was laughing quite a bit.

In other parts there was a scary silence. As the film point out, stupidity is really funny but it's also running our world. Film travels from some of the more intellectual angles to some of the more trivial. We really enjoyed it all though we came and argued about the issue.

I never knew where idiot and moron came from. Not sure that I'm better off knowing. All in all and enjoyable take on a never-before broached topic.

Now, with Bush re-elected, Stupidity is more relevant than ever.

Too relevant.


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