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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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Irony: this 'documentary' treats viewers like idiots
6 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is stuffed with quick edits full of useless archival footage.

Are any of the clips in the movie longer than 10 seconds?

The filmmakers clearly think we need constant visual stimulation to keep us engaged.

This movie is 95% style, 5% content. It does more to glamorize idiocy than repudiate it.

Please, we can pay attention without thousands of edits.

The actual content delivered by this movie are surrounded by footage that is related to the movie, but does not contribute actual content.


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