The Advantages of Stupidity - The reasons on how being stupid can get you far in life

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Most people say being stupid will lead no where. They claim that t is the worst possible condition in which to spend one's life, and if possible, it should be completely avoided. They would even suggest if the symptoms of stupidity are caught in the early stages, it could easily be treated by a surgeon. Yet, perhaps if people took a closer look at some of the advantages stupidity had to offer, they would not have such a negative attitude toward it. After reading this paper, one will understand the advantages of stupidity.

The first advantage is very easy to understand. Stupid people are never asked to do a lot. Many have noticed that people tend to steer away from someone they feel may be stupid. This is for a very good reason. The stupidity which they posses makes a name for themselves, a name which can be very difficult to shake.

Possibly, it is a word, which describes the working habits of the person, such as "crappy." Yet, this creates a positive situation for the stupid person. They will have a lot of free time on their hands for more of life's truly meaningful pleasures. Some of these activities are combing facial hair, and counting the pixels on a Sony TV. Now, there has been a rumor going around that suggests that stupid people have low expectations. This is true. They are so stupid that they do not realize great from O.K. They could have a Sanyo cordless telephone, but would probably choose instead a Pierre Cardin alarm clock telephone, because it comes free with their sensamatic folding bed. Moreover, someone with the "advantage" of stupidity might have a hard time doing certain tasks, or setting things up. Yet, this is not all bad. For example, if a...