Mankind Is Getting Less Intelligent, Less Wise

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Two millennia ago people were using computers to track astronomical movements, they invented underwater concrete so they could create seaports where none existed, they created aqueducts with slopes of 1” to every 10’ to carry water hundreds of miles to supply their cities with fresh water, they built bridges, roads, auditoriums, and arenas that are still in use today, they built giant arched and domed buildings that not only baffle us today on how they built it, but still stand despite centuries of earthquakes.
Today we can recognize only a few thousand people who had fundamental insights into science and technology, out of the billions upon billions (107 billion to be exact) of people who came before us.

This in no way disparages the intelligence of ancient man but acknowledges a fundamental fact ... then, as today, genius and scientific insight are the most rare of nature's gift's to humans ... and we need to cherish that gift wherever we find it.
 
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Two millennia ago people were using computers to track astronomical movements, they invented underwater concrete so they could create seaports where none existed, they created aqueducts with slopes of 1” to every 10’ to carry water hundreds of miles to supply their cities with fresh water, they built bridges, roads, auditoriums, and arenas that are still in use today, they built giant arched and domed buildings that not only baffle us today on how they built it, but still stand despite centuries of earthquakes.
Today we can recognize only a few thousand people who had fundamental insights into science and technology, out of the billions upon billions (107 billion to be exact) of people who came before us.

This in no way disparages the intelligence of ancient man but acknowledges a fundamental fact ... then, as today, genius and scientific insight are the most rare of nature's gift's to humans ... and we need to cherish that gift wherever we find it.
And thus in society today we honor those like Greta as our science leaders.
 
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Ah, so now you attack science. Figures.
Putting today’s knowledge and standards inserted into history just validated how stupid people are today.
Just an example of the progress we made.
Of course you think mentally ill people make good leaders for you to follow. No surprise there.
 
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Technology is de-evolving us. For real.
While the OP would explain the current infestation of Democrats I think the truth is that there is now and always has been a large percentage of total idiots among the general population. Technology advances exponentially people change very slowly and not always for the better. 2K years ago they also thought the world was flat and some guy carried the sun across the sky in a chariot. How many actually understand how the technology around us works and would be able to reinvent it if it disappeared?
And today people think humans change sex on a whim and people control the weather and outlawing plastic straws in America under the threat of prison is productive.

2,000 years ago people were learning and had that excuse.

No excuse for the ignorance of today.
 

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Two millennia ago people were using computers to track astronomical movements, they invented underwater concrete so they could create seaports where none existed, they created aqueducts with slopes of 1” to every 10’ to carry water hundreds of miles to supply their cities with fresh water, they built bridges, roads, auditoriums, and arenas that are still in use today, they built giant arched and domed buildings that not only baffle us today on how they built it, but still stand despite centuries of earthquakes.
Today we can recognize only a few thousand people who had fundamental insights into science and technology, out of the billions upon billions (107 billion to be exact) of people who came before us.

This in no way disparages the intelligence of ancient man but acknowledges a fundamental fact ... then, as today, genius and scientific insight are the most rare of nature's gift's to humans ... and we need to cherish that gift wherever we find it.
And thus in society today we honor those like Greta as our science leaders.
I'm pretty sure people with agendas heaped honors on the equally stupid back in the day...

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Two millennia ago people were using computers to track astronomical movements, they invented underwater concrete so they could create seaports where none existed, they created aqueducts with slopes of 1” to every 10’ to carry water hundreds of miles to supply their cities with fresh water, they built bridges, roads, auditoriums, and arenas that are still in use today, they built giant arched and domed buildings that not only baffle us today on how they built it, but still stand despite centuries of earthquakes.
Today we can recognize only a few thousand people who had fundamental insights into science and technology, out of the billions upon billions (107 billion to be exact) of people who came before us.

This in no way disparages the intelligence of ancient man but acknowledges a fundamental fact ... then, as today, genius and scientific insight are the most rare of nature's gift's to humans ... and we need to cherish that gift wherever we find it.
And thus in society today we honor those like Greta as our science leaders.
Did Greta tell you to drink bleach?
 
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Two millennia ago people were using computers to track astronomical movements, they invented underwater concrete so they could create seaports where none existed, they created aqueducts with slopes of 1” to every 10’ to carry water hundreds of miles to supply their cities with fresh water, they built bridges, roads, auditoriums, and arenas that are still in use today, they built giant arched and domed buildings that not only baffle us today on how they built it, but still stand despite centuries of earthquakes.
Today we can recognize only a few thousand people who had fundamental insights into science and technology, out of the billions upon billions (107 billion to be exact) of people who came before us.

This in no way disparages the intelligence of ancient man but acknowledges a fundamental fact ... then, as today, genius and scientific insight are the most rare of nature's gift's to humans ... and we need to cherish that gift wherever we find it.
And thus in society today we honor those like Greta as our science leaders.
Did Greta tell you to drink bleach?
Greta is your leader, you tell us.
 

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Learning to play an instrument is also great for the brain
Lots of things are good for the brain. Politics apparently is not.
 

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Learning to play an instrument is also great for the brain
Lots of things are good for the brain. Politics apparently is not.
Politics is pain. The whims of movements change the currents and eddies of nations. And a lot of times seeking to be better, they regress. The movement of the 1960's has morphed into an uncontrollable animal with the loss of rights for the general population shielded by social justice rights gains.
 

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