The point of this Forum Section

Some members are a little iffy on what should go in the Games & Humor forum section so.

Trivial games like "the person above you game" should be placed in this forum.

Humor of all kinds also belongs here, like the "Superman has a problem with kinky sex" thread.

What does not belong here would be things like video games, board games. Or humor coming directly out of comic books or discussion of books.

Boardgames and the like would go in the Action Figure and Toys section as could video games, though those could also be posted in the General Forum Section.

also any posts in this Forum Section do not count towards your post count.

Hope that helps!
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The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

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  • The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity

    This is a very interesting essay written by Carlo M. Cipolla in 1976. It's a comedic exaggeration, of course, but it's not grossly exaggerated. For example, every interaction with a stupid person isn't damaging to a person who is not stupid, but on balance and over time such interactions become profoundly damaging.

    Also I think people who are not stupid but suffer from mental illnesses are just as harmful as sane but stupid people are. I think people who are not stupid but merely assholes are just as damaging as the stupid are too.

    But read this and be informed by it, and you'll find yourself recognizing stupidity when it shows itself, feeling rightfully alarmed by its presence, and refusing to engage with it no matter how hard it tries to engage with you.

    You can't help stupid people (or crazy people or assholes), and in the long run and on balance they will only harm you.
    Trey Strain
    Guardian of the Universe
    Last edited by Trey Strain; 08-05-2021, 12:44 AM.