Don't Be Stupid

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  1. Skull Pilot
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    The human condition in a nut shell. I couldn't agree more with this Op Ed.

    Daniel Henninger's Top 2009 Resolution: Don't Be Stupid - WSJ.com

    I'm still mesmerized by the virtually uncountable number of intelligent individuals worldwide who were revealed as dumb in 2008. What happened to them? What if mass dumbing down is now the norm?...

    Only one other area of modern life produces this unprecedented error rate: the World Wide Web. Could it be that in the world of money, the information highway was the road to ruin -- www.Stupid.com?...

    Looking out at the events transpiring through the world nowadays, it might be nice if people lived by their understanding of Don't Be Evil. Next January is likely to be better, though, if most of us just keep it simple. Don't be stupid.

     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Good Read!
     
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    midcan5 liberal / progressive

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    "Back in olden times, mankind found it useful to live by mottoes. A motto reduces the helpful lessons of life to three or four words, maybe two, as in the Boy Scout motto: Be Prepared. Or, apropos now: Look before you leap."

    There is even an older motto/or rule: do unto others... pretty simple but rarely followed.
     
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    you forgot to finish the motto

    Do unto others before they do it on you.
     
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    This thread presumes that stupid is a choice.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Kevin_Kennedy Defend Liberty

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    I wish this thread had been posted yesterday. I stupidly arrived ready for class this morning, not realizing that I've got another week off. :doubt:
     
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    To the libs... proposing a new motto

    EARN IT
     
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    I think you might want to reconsider that one... red states take more money from the govt than they give... blue states give more than they take.

    perhaps you might want to propose that one for the rabid righties. ;)
     
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    We're talking about individuals, jill... the libs who insist on being entitled something for nothing, at the expense of others

    And not that I agree with huge handout by the government in any instance... No state should be living beyond their means, much like no individual should
     

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