All Blog Posts Tagged 'contempt' (1)

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Why is it stupidity is so contemptible?



Seems like a rhetorical question, but stupid behavior and/or expression bring out our often animated contempt. To cool my own contempt, I tell myself, people have the right to be wrong. If that were not true, we could not learn, for that is exactly how we learn; by making mistakes, or watching others make them. But to elaborate more, I believe people have the right to be wrong AND must have the responsibility to live with the consequences,… Continue

Added by athnam on November 16, 2008 at 6:22pm — 1 Comment

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