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|Statement||by James F. Welles.|
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Table of Contents. PREFACE PREFACE UPDATED. INTRODUCTION ; DEFINING STUPIDITY The Literature—Stupidity as Normal—Intelligence— Judgments—Coping?—Contributing Factors—Animal Stupidity—The Evolution of Human Stupidity— The Ontogeny of Human Stupidity.
THE SCHEMA AS ADAPTIVE. The first book in English on stupidity was A Short Introduction to the History of Stupidity by Walter B. Pitkin (): Stupidity can easily be proved the supreme Social Evil. Three factors combine to establish it as such. First and foremost, the number of stupid people is legion.
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