Things that make you go Hmmmm

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Gweedo358 on 1/30/2013, 1:53 pm

Why after a major weather event the news finds the dumbest person in the area to interview.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Grimtongue on 1/30/2013, 2:20 pm

Piglet, it's because most people are subjected to systematic indoctrination, from a very early age, into cultures that promote ignorance and punish learning. Just look at the rapid decline of the US public education system since the 1940s, which has lead the US in a downward spiral of poor decisions and increasing income disparity.


Here's a "hmmm" moment for you:
#1 The overwhelming majority of people make the claim that the overwhelming majority of other people are all idiots.
#2 Statistically, almost all of the people who believe #1 are idiots.
#3 A characteristic of idiots is being convinced that they are the exception to a rule or statistic. For example: they might think that they have a higher chance of winning the lottery than other people.

SO: if you believe that most other people are idiots, how can you prove yourself to not also be an idiot when that's statistically improbable?
AND: even if you don't believe that most other people are idiots, how can you prove that you haven't simply convinced yourself that you're not an idiot?



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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Big_Piglet on 1/30/2013, 4:37 pm

Never claimed I wasn't an idiot, bro.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by lordgonk on 1/30/2013, 8:52 pm

If we could create perfect AI one day, who's to say we're not all AI in a program?

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Zwall99 on 1/30/2013, 9:53 pm

What would happen if Ollie Williams forecasted a chance a snow?

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Grimtongue on 1/30/2013, 10:42 pm

Big_Piglet wrote:Never claimed I wasn't an idiot, bro.

After a person realizes that he is truly ignorant, he is no longer truly ignorant.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by bandityogo on 1/30/2013, 10:54 pm

Personally, when I think about deep subjects, like life, death, and especially fate, and then try to get into concepts that humans aren't even capable of understanding (and why we cannot understand them).

That's what makes me go "hmmmm"


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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Kevo235 on 1/30/2013, 11:38 pm

something /0 is simply infinity, imo.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by mhreynolds on 1/31/2013, 6:58 am

Is that girl really legal? hmmm...

When you wake up and you don't know where your pants are. hmmm...

Then when you find your pants in the neighborhood swimming pool, you ask yourself "what happened last night?" hmmm...


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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by ExtraSauce on 1/31/2013, 8:19 am

Rupees.


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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by XboxFantic on 1/31/2013, 9:51 am

How can your nose run if it doesn't have legs? Hmmmm....

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Kyorgtea on 1/31/2013, 7:21 pm

Why am i on this planet o.o

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by lordgonk on 2/1/2013, 1:42 am

Why am I even making this post?

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by nsuth13 #2 on 2/1/2013, 4:34 am

what should my job be when i finish school ...hmm

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Amby on 2/1/2013, 8:03 am

The people at my school.... Hmmmm.... Evil or Very Mad

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Gweedo358 on 2/1/2013, 11:43 am

Why do they call it a "tooth" brush when you brush your "teeth"

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Revilo410 on 2/1/2013, 11:53 am

Why did Mojang rename Cookies, 'biscuits'???!!! :( Hmmmmm... How to kill them....

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by XboxFantic on 2/1/2013, 1:09 pm

Why do I have to be with humans? Hmmm....

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Post by tanaka91 on 2/1/2013, 2:27 pm

This.... Rolling Eyes


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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by wedell2 on 2/1/2013, 3:38 pm

What street am i going to sell my self on hmm

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Gweedo358 on 2/1/2013, 3:54 pm

Wonder who keeps up voting everything from vouches to nothing on revilo410.

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by 5teelPhoenix on 2/3/2013, 5:11 pm

Why does everyone upon tasting a mystery meat reply, "Taste's like chicken"?

Hmmm...

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by mickdude2 on 2/3/2013, 6:00 pm

Why does all the mystery meat Tate like chicken? It's a conspiracy.

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Gweedo358 on 2/5/2013, 1:22 pm

Why does a can of rust preventative Rust.............hmmmmmm

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Re: Things that make you go Hmmmm

Post by Krazo on 2/5/2013, 4:27 pm

Why did we receive a message from space but still don't know where it came from?

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