Loren Miller's Blog – June 2012 Archive (1)

The Problem of Tolerating Purposeful Ignorance

Stupidity cannot be cured with money, or through education, or by legislation.  Stupidity is not a sin; the victim can't help being stupid.  But stupidity is the only universal capital crime; the sentence is death, there is no appeal, and execution is carried out automatically and without pity.

― Robert A. Heinlein

When I started thinking about the piece I wanted to write, I noted that there were some marked similarities between stupidity as described by Mr.…


Added by Loren Miller on June 21, 2012 at 7:46am — 16 Comments


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