Wednesday

Our Dumb World

Never before in the history of humankind we’ve had such amount of information, opportunities and resources to develop our knowledge; and never before we’ve seen such an epidemic of stupidity around.

The following excellent documentary explores this phenomenon, with a comic but scientific approach; digging in the interesting origins of the etymology of several words related to this concept.


1h. (skip first 30sec.)

Also the intro of the funny movie idiocracy, brings a very interesting point of view about human evolution. Referring to a not-so-unlikely future that someday might come to reality, if in our global society we keep spoiling and compensating ourselves and the young generations, for being each time more proud of our ignorance.


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