I Lose My Patience With Unintelligent People

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    I have this fairly terrible patience

    or tolerance when someone says something stupid. When I met a new friend they seem so awesome and knowledgable. Then they say something dumb and are so adamant about what they've said and it ruins this image I've built up. I definitely know I'm wrong at times but when this...
    Monkeyjane Monkeyjane
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2014

    I Get Annoyed Sometimes

    I don't fancy myself as intelligent...not in the least. But one key sign of intelligence is not only the capacity to think, but the *willingness* to think. By "think", I mean not only be able to focus on a new idea, but also to be able to apply any formulated thoughts, ideas...
    kiuz645 kiuz645
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2010

    Do not come to me with an argument you aren't

    prepared to provide a valid case for. Do not insult me with your assertive assumptions in place of actual facts. And do NOT approach me with ad hominem of any kind simply because your premises are too poor. Do not let my age fool you; I come prepared, and I do not restrain my...
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    The problem with people

    who lack intelligence is that they lack understanding. Stupidity is different - that is simply lack of knowledge. One can learn and overcome that, to a certain degree, at least. Lack of intelligence cannot be overcome - that relates to the ability to learn. Some people truly are...
    Ceraia Ceraia
    36-40, F
    Oct 30, 2015
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