Tag: stupidity

An arrogant person cannot really know a lot

I also think that an arrogant person is fundamentally flawed in a very bad and profound way and if all such a person can do is to keep criticizing others, then it reveals an insecurity inside them as if they are not really sure of what they are saying at all, but just have to …

Stupidity

Stupidity is a lack of intelligence, understanding, reason, wit, or sense. It may be innate, assumed, or reactive – “being ‘stupid with grief’ as a defence against psychological trauma“, a state marked with “grief and despair…making even simple daily tasks a hardship.” Definition of Stupidity The modern English word “stupid” has a broad range of …

Intellectual Stupidity

Otto Fenichel maintained that … … quite a percentage of so-called feeble-mindedness turns out to be pseudo-debility, conditioned by inhibition….Every intellect begins to show weakness when affective motives are working against it. He suggests that … … people become stupid ad hoc, that is, when they do not want to understand, where understanding would cause …