All Questions are Stupid!

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Let's face it, if you have to ask a question then that means you don't know the answer, right? So you must be stupid, right? Right?
 

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Irony at its best!
 
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Whats the meaning of life?

Does that make everybody stupid?
 
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It was absolutely marvelous working for Wolfgang Pauli. You could ask him anything. There was no worry that he would think a particular question was stupid, since he thought all questions were stupid.
Victor Weisskopf

Mind you, I've found that answering homework type questions on PF, I often find myself beginning with something like "I assume the question is really.." . So asking questions when you don't know the answer is perfectly reasonable, but if you don't even know the question...? :grumpy:
 
First there are no stupid questions! :biggrin: I'm still picking up things as I go along.
 
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timejim said:
Let's face it, if you have to ask a question then that means you don't know the answer, right? So you must be stupid, right? Right?
I don't think so and I also think so.

I think making questions for the only purpose of testing people's knowledge is what I don't really like. I think you may think the same way..or feel the same. ---> Bad ! Ready to fight !
But making questions whose answers you already knew and that you are looking for their possible "optimization strategies" ---> Good ! Ready to share if I know :redface:!
 
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By the way, I also really hate monkeys which don't know how to answer the problems or are actually slow (serious lack of g-matter in their brain) but always wait till things are completely over, then raise their voice beetching to show off their actual stupidity.

I guess that is a big and important transformation of monkey's face to donkey 's face.
Hey, am I correct ?
 
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No, it doesn't mean that I am stupid!!!
 
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There are no stupid questions, just stupid people. :confused:
 

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timejim said:
Let's face it, if you have to ask a question then that means you don't know the answer, right? So you must be stupid, right? Right?
Is that a question?
 
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What about this then?

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. -Socrates
 
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Chrono said:
What about this then?
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. -Socrates
Better still, Wisdom is knowing that you do not know everything and what you must learn.

The Bob (2004 ©)
 

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Gza said:
Chi, Hurkyl beat you to the chase with his comment:
I know that, I was, uh, being, you know, ironic.
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What's "irony"?
"I can't define irony, but I know it when I see it!"
(What movie?)
 
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russ_watters said:
What's "irony"? :biggrin:
Ironic I think is what Hurkyl meant.

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Funny, I looked at the first post, and thought exactly the same thing as Hurkyl... curse not being here!!

Irony is a bit like goldy and steely for the unenlightened.
 

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jimmy p said:
Funny, I looked at the first post, and thought exactly the same thing as Hurkyl... curse not being here!!

Irony is a bit like goldy and steely for the unenlightened.
Goldy Hawn and Steely Dan?
 

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Chi Meson said:
Goldy Hawn and Steely Dan?

Very similar, but not quite. There are subtle differences between the three.
 

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russ_watters said:
What's "irony"? :biggrin:
I think it's like rain on your wedding day, a black fly in your Chardonnay, or the good advice that you just can't take.

Actually, I think only one out of three of those things might truly be ironic.
 

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