By Helen Razer, Bernard Keane
How did every little thing get so dumb? How did we develop into hostages to idiocy? What needs to we do to be free of a captor whose ransom observe easily reads, 'D'oh'?
The deteriorating caliber of our public debate and the dwindling of logic in media, politics and tradition can force you to melancholy and rage. It definitely drove writers Helen Razer and Bernard Keane to a determined act: befriending one another for lengthy sufficient to write down a publication. subscribe to forces with those uneasy allies to struggle opposed to a global that has misplaced its cause. discover what's at the back of the remorseless unfold of idiocy, and why there's simply so a lot rattling silly round you.
Stupid isn't simply lack of expertise; it's not only laziness. Worse than the absence of suggestion, silly is an epidemic that drains our productiveness and leaves us ailing and reduced. And silly has an extended, advanced and bad previous, one we have to comprehend which will defeat it.
A brief background of Stupid strains the origins of this maddening ailing, studying the various ways that we've been troubled during the last 3 thousand years. It damns those that have unfold silly and celebrates the courageous few who resisted. It indicates how silly tightens the grubby grip of the silly round our throats. Hilarious, clever, disagreeable, infuriating and impolite, A brief historical past of Stupid is right now a provocation and a convenience. it's going to spark debate, soothe the terminally annoyed and outrage the righteously silly. it's a booklet whose silly time has come.
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