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Smaller Brains

The human brain is the most complex structure known. As human-like species evolved over several million years into homo sapiens, hominid brain size tripled. Today the average human brain weighs about three pounds. Our nearest primate relative, the chimpanzee, has a brain that weighs less than a pound. Our brains constitute about 2% of body…

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On Stupidity

First God Created Stupidity. That was for practice. Then He created school boards. Mark Twain Carlo Cipolla (1922-2000) was and Italian economist and historian. In 1976 he Published The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity. He postulated five such laws. The laws are presented in graphic form below. Do not interpret the graph as indicating that…

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Quotation of the Day

The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits. Albert Einstein

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