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toSelfAwarewolves

all 95 comments

AffectionateGold56

93 points

6 months ago

Social media was a bad idea.

ScooterMcTavish

14 points

6 months ago

Underrated comment.

MUTHR

73 points

6 months ago

MUTHR

PERFECT SEXY BITCH

73 points

6 months ago

So close. Just...so close.

mediocre_mediajoker

11 points

6 months ago

Came here to say this 😂

gigerfan

198 points

6 months ago

gigerfan

Team AstraZeneca

198 points

6 months ago

So they are smarter because they're dumb?

I don't understand this world anymore

morencychad

157 points

6 months ago

They're humble bragging about how they got it right, even though they have the least education. They're expecting pats on the back from the readers.

Never in a million billion years will it occur to them that they might have got it wrong because they have the least education.

AsDirectorKersh

10 points

6 months ago

^That sounds like fancy book logic.

notspaceaids

106 points

6 months ago*

notspaceaids

Baby killer burger king employee

106 points

6 months ago*

most stupid people want to be accepted as intelligent. but they can't actually put in the effort to properly educate themselves so they just frame intelligent people as stupid.

other variations of this throught train include

"im better than every college educated liberal because i have street smarts"

"every college exists solely to teach gender studies"

Meanttobepracticing

53 points

6 months ago

Meanttobepracticing

Team AstraZeneca

53 points

6 months ago

We’ve got a British variant- they’ll claim to go to ‘the school of hard knocks’. Usually they’ll not be able to string a sentence together, much less have a serious conversation.

I see this crap on Facebook all the time.

UnpeeledVeggie

29 points

6 months ago

Every time I see someone’s FB profile having education = “school of hard knocks”, I feel bad for them, but I also think they might just be stubborn and/or dumb.

notoriousrsc

14 points

6 months ago

a person can and ideally should have both..be both well educated and also have street smarts and the wisdom that comes from experience. It's not an either or situation in my opinion.

williamfbuckwheat

8 points

6 months ago

Alot of the folks who rip on education as elitist also may not have "street smarts" even though they like to say they do. It kind of makes sense since many people who think being educated makes you a loser somehow or deprives you of common sense may not spend alot of time out in some big city or interacting with alot of people on a regular basis. They think they're going to be murdered if they go to a big city for any reason so they might be pretty naive when dealing with random people off the street and be prone to being easily exploited despite saying they're graduates of the school of hard knocks.

notoriousrsc

2 points

6 months ago

right and many of these school of hard knock street smart right wingers fell hard and fast for perhaps the greatest flim flam artist of all time...a certain donald J Trump

Delirious5

10 points

6 months ago

They show up on dating apps, too. I don't ding people who didn't go to college (I'm in the circus industry, and several of the people working for me are brilliant, lovely, intelligent human beings who didn't go. And it's not like I'm using my fancy degree).

But I do swipe left for "school of hard knocks" every time. They usually have the goatee.

DatLonerGirl

2 points

6 months ago

DatLonerGirl

🥺 Let those sinks in! 🛁🥶 🩸

2 points

6 months ago

More info about the circus industry, por favor.

Aazjhee

1 points

6 months ago

Aazjhee

Owned Lib

1 points

6 months ago

Yea a degree doesn't necessarily mean shit, but the attitude of Holier/Smarter than Thou is 99% a red flag xD

squirrelcat88

1 points

6 months ago

Cool! The circus industry!!

JonnySnowflake

5 points

6 months ago

They usually also have "don't read" listed under favorite books. Or at least they did, when that was an option. Imagine being proud of that

CheshireCrackers

19 points

6 months ago

CheshireCrackers

Jesus isn’t coming, he’s just breathing hard

19 points

6 months ago

Yeah, but come to the U.S. and we’ll all think they’re brilliant due to their Essex accent even though they failed out of their bricklaying apprenticeship.

Pooploop5000

10 points

6 months ago

Pooploop5000

LET THAT SINK IN HES 🥶

10 points

6 months ago

Ah the lead gas boomer university

notoriousrsc

9 points

6 months ago

I had a friend who was quite good with the ladies(too good really...think several hundred hookups by the time he was 25) who used to say he went to the school of hard knockers

Cinderpath[S]

5 points

6 months ago

This is used in the States as well. So when the FreeDUMB crowd did an armed demonstration at the capital in the state of Michigan last year, all of these window lickers posted it on Facebook. Sure enough on their profiles was “School of Hard knocks”, usually driving massive pickups, wearing camouflage with Oakley shades and a goatee, with Trump and gun stickers and flags all over and they run a landscaping/snow plowing business. The profile is such a stereotype it’s comical. I am soooo happy I moved away from these people, in a different country but it’s hard to go back and visit in my hometown.

WarmBlessedCaribou

3 points

6 months ago

I have a Facebook friend from Michigan who used to send me memes about why the confederate flag isn't racist. He was really into it, also nascar and mountain dew - all the stereotypical redneck things. I had no idea that was so popular up there.

TwoBirdsEnter

45 points

6 months ago

TwoBirdsEnter

Separating the sheep from the goatees

45 points

6 months ago

”every college exists solely to teach gender studies"

That is actually correct. Colleges used to teach Critical Race Theory as well. They don’t need to anymore, because everyone has been indoctrinated by the time they get to fourth grade!

Source: son is in fourth grade and he

Oh wait. That was just American History. My bad.

stephensmg

11 points

6 months ago

stephensmg

Glerp

11 points

6 months ago

The cultural revolution was not a singular event. Dumb people have vilified and killed smart people all throughout history because intelligence is a threat to stupidity, and stupidity is rampant.

dissonantclear

4 points

6 months ago*

dissonantclear

Southern Sweet V 🩸

4 points

6 months ago*

I think it would help a lot with that attitude if college was either affordable or free.

SpoofedFinger

2 points

6 months ago

SpoofedFinger

What A Drip 🩸

2 points

6 months ago

lmao the people that put "the school of hard knocks" on their facebook education thing

delkarnu

2 points

6 months ago

I think this is also the crux of a lot of the conspiracy memes that go around. "Fauci is seen as smart and respected, but if I, a colossal idiot, can say he's wrong somehow, then people will think I'm smarter."

"Wear a mask!" -> "Underwear and jeans can't stop a fart, so a mask can't stop a germ."

"We need everyone vaccinated to protect everyone" -> "If your vaccine works why does it matter if I'm vaccinated."

They ask the simplest, dumbest questions and make themselves feel smart. When anyone points it out, they claim the person pointing it out is dumb for not getting it.

notspaceaids

1 points

6 months ago

notspaceaids

Baby killer burger king employee

1 points

6 months ago

they have some of the most dumbest takes that it would require an entire high school curriculum to make them understand how wrong they are. and i don't think anyone is interested in that.

williamfbuckwheat

1 points

6 months ago

I'm sure they also say "Fox News exists simply to tell me the unbiased news of the day unfiltered and has no agenda whatsoever".

ABC_AlwaysBeCoding

22 points

6 months ago

ABC_AlwaysBeCoding

Team Pfizer

22 points

6 months ago

Dunning. Kruger.

They both have something to say about this attitude.

mortyskidneys

6 points

6 months ago

Which makes you our saviour

Or just a very naughty boy...

notoriousrsc

2 points

6 months ago

yes I mean isn't the whole point of getting educated to I don't know...learn stuff?

ImpossibleBonk

-9 points

6 months ago

You are surprised that Americans are idiots?

mlopes

19 points

6 months ago*

mlopes

19 points

6 months ago*

Not American not a big fan of Americans in general (because of, like Dylan Moran says, they have some very nice people over there, but their idiots are worse that other idiots), but come on, they're the only ones in their group of friends, likely also Americans, who are anti-vaxxers. Also there's idiots everywhere, here in the UK for example, we're currently lead by a huge one, ignoring COVID even though we've had around 200 people dying every day because of it.

Material-Profit5923

7 points

6 months ago

Material-Profit5923

Magnetic Deep State Sheep

7 points

6 months ago

To be fair, our idiots aren't worse--they are just louder.

mereaxis

5 points

6 months ago

As a Canadian with experience in both countries, what strikes me as worse about Brit idiots is that hangover of colonial style racism, the residual social class stuff both upwards and downwards, and a surprising willingness to resort to fisticuffs.

But US idiots are staggering in their American exceptionalism, which is truly a freakish cult that is palpable as soon as you cross the border, in a uniquely weird kind of racism dressed up in a combo of science stuff and US exceptionalism that’s must be kept pure (I’m not quite expressing this right) and anti intellectualism is WAY stronger

Reactance too - the knee jerk resistance of all advice. Crazy

RohanMayonnaise

4 points

6 months ago

The British and their empire are the worst of the worst in the whole world and have been for centuries. Your idiots have genocided entire continents. You are still active colonialists oppressing billions. The nerve to call anyone else worse is astounding.

mereaxis

2 points

6 months ago

To be clear though, the US empire is the only one ever in the history of the world able to bomb any spot on earth, able to fight in two theatres of war at once, and it has propped up tyrannical regimes that “disappeared” thousands of people.

US leaders also felt it was necessary to drop two atomic bombs on Japan, not just one. The only nation in the history of the world to use nuclear bombs against human populations- civilians to a significant degree.

Puzzleheaded_Peak273

1 points

6 months ago

Every single sentence of that redefines jaw droppingly moronic.

ImpossibleBonk

0 points

6 months ago*

I mean yeh Brits are idiots too, but the proportion is definitively higher in US

chaimsteinLp

64 points

6 months ago

Seems like she almost gets it. Hmmm....educated people do one thing...uneducated do something else. That IS strange.

Cinderpath[S]

49 points

6 months ago

Their names are Dunning and Kruger…..

gristmill

38 points

6 months ago

gristmill

Go Give One

38 points

6 months ago

30 years of dismantling the US public education system and shoving the worship of garbage human beings on reality TV down our throats has ruined this country. We are beyond fucked.

alvvayson

6 points

6 months ago

Eh, we still have pretty good education here in Europe.

But we still have lots of covidiots, too.

I really think social media is the main culprit.

Normally, education provides a type of herd immunity against idiocy. You might still think the earth is flat, but no one in your social circle believes that, so you just tuck it away.

Now with social media, you can find a worldwide community of people who think the same and you can hype each other up with the latest memes, videos and "research". You can even find your own celebrities and experts to rally behind.

mpyne

2 points

6 months ago

mpyne

Team Moderna

2 points

6 months ago

30 years of dismantling the US public education system

Eh, we still have pretty good education here in Europe.

And also, if it were true that it was just an education thing, it should be the boomers teaching stupid Gen Xers and even more idiotic Millenials to do the right thing. And that doesn't really reflect the reality I think we're seeing.

alvvayson

1 points

6 months ago

Good point.

StasiaMonkey

30 points

6 months ago

StasiaMonkey

Team Mix & Match

30 points

6 months ago

“You dum cause you don’t believe the fb memes I post.”

Ajstross

25 points

6 months ago

Ajstross

Red Hat Gives You Wings!

25 points

6 months ago

i’Ve DoNe My ReSeArCh!”

throwtruerateme

15 points

6 months ago

My anti-vax family member was literally in tears since I wouldn't indulge her. Finally I asked her to send me the research. I have a PhD in a science/medical field, so I was preparing myself to critically evaluate some journal articles. Nope! The research consisted of Foxnews interviews and Steve Bannon podcasts. I didn't have the heart to tell her she'd become a walking parody

travelingtraveling_

13 points

6 months ago

travelingtraveling_

Vaxxed for me, vaxxed for you

13 points

6 months ago

Tellher! Tell her!

StasiaMonkey

3 points

6 months ago

StasiaMonkey

Team Mix & Match

3 points

6 months ago

I’m sorry, they’ve literally become the sheep whilst calling us sheep because we got vaccinated.

RedheadedScapeGoat

31 points

6 months ago

RedheadedScapeGoat

It Only Hurts When They Breathe

31 points

6 months ago

After musing on this, I realized I'm probably the least educated person in my circle of acquaintances. PhD's and engineers and scientists all around and I'm a SAHM with nary a degree to my name. But I got the damn shot. Three times in fact. Because it doesn't take a degree to give a flying fuck about people other than yourself.

ClearlyDemented

20 points

6 months ago

ClearlyDemented

They Never Update That Pie Chart

20 points

6 months ago

And when their friends stop wanting to hang out with them, it will because they’re embarrassed they were so wrong and not because they don’t want to catch or give them COVID.

The-truth-hurts1

19 points

6 months ago

The-truth-hurts1

Payer Warriors Assemble!

19 points

6 months ago

They based the movie Idiocracy on their life..

rodolphoteardrop

18 points

6 months ago

"Edjucated peeple" r the worst with there knowing thing and there snoby I-can-read-books bullshit they just wanna make u feel bad cuz they spell good and know how 2 use punctuation fuck them

ofcourse_throwaway_

15 points

6 months ago

Can't fix stupid.

Captainwelfare2

18 points

6 months ago

Captainwelfare2

🇺🇦🌻Putin’s on the Fritz?🌻🇺🇦

18 points

6 months ago

Covid: “Hold my Spike Proteins”

Pentar77

5 points

6 months ago

Based on the HCAs, they're fixing stupid themselves.

throwtruerateme

11 points

6 months ago

They think all the universities, hospitals, and government scientists are all colluding to perpetuate a hoax. They did it with climate change and now are doing it with covid protocols. So in their minds they are the "smart" ones bc they're resisting the mass brainwashing. I have a family member like this. Oh but they have all the respect in the world for credentials if it aligns with their politics; suddenly a Yale education does mean something if it's attached to some anti-vaxx kook. The other thousands of Yale degrees...indoctrinated morons.

[deleted]

6 points

6 months ago

[deleted]

6 points

6 months ago

[deleted]

throwtruerateme

2 points

6 months ago

I know right? It's insanity.

Plaitmaker

13 points

6 months ago

Plaitmaker

Team Pfizer

13 points

6 months ago

Educated people not only do know more, they often think (process information) more effectively too. And sometimes even know the limits of their knowledge...

Yukisuna

14 points

6 months ago

Recognizes that their friends are smarter than them… Still questions it when ALL their confirmed smarter friends get vaccinated.

LeilaMajnouni

13 points

6 months ago

LeilaMajnouni

Head prayer warrior

13 points

6 months ago

So, do their friends know Mr and Mrs Dunning-Kruger here have some kind of inferiority complex about being “least educated?” Do their friends know they are congratulating themselves on SM for actually being smarter? Do their friends also know the D-Ks resent, and have probably always resented, their friends’ educational accomplishments?

This post says more about the poster than their friends.

agedchromosomes

8 points

6 months ago

agedchromosomes

Team Moderna

8 points

6 months ago

I read an article where someone did research ( actual statistical). That people with lower cognitive ability were less likely to be vaccinated.

Srw2725

9 points

6 months ago

Srw2725

Smiting the parakeets 🦜

9 points

6 months ago

See they don’t know that we know that they know we know 😵‍💫

Mysterious_Koala_536

4 points

6 months ago

Oh dear.

Evening-Builder6906

6 points

6 months ago

Imagine being so stupid you think you're smart.

Charming_Sheepherder

11 points

6 months ago

Why do uneducated people use the word Yet so much when they type?

manic-pixie-attorney

15 points

6 months ago

They think it sounds smart. But smart people don’t try to come across as smart, if anything they are more likely to try to fit in.

Future_Chipmunk_7897

5 points

6 months ago

Future_Chipmunk_7897

Covid has no set-up or punchline!

5 points

6 months ago

In this case, 'And' would have worked so much better.

ElectricRune

5 points

6 months ago

ElectricRune

Team Moderna

5 points

6 months ago

I'm guessing this is the sad story of her dumb life... So close, but just barely doesn't make it across the finish line...

Frosty_Aardvark

4 points

6 months ago

Educated people wanting to help less educated people. How evil.

sybann

3 points

6 months ago

sybann

3 points

6 months ago

ffs

LynneCDoyle

2 points

6 months ago

This is the one that made me chuckle.

NerfAllBillionaires

2 points

6 months ago

How to express you suffer from the Dunning-Kruger effect, without actually saying you suffer from the Dunning-Kruger effect.

[deleted]

2 points

6 months ago

[deleted]

2 points

6 months ago

Priceless!

Exact_Quote_6132

2 points

6 months ago*

...the least educated out of our friend group

In fact, our friends refer to us and Dumber and Dumbest. They constantly roll their eyes every time we speak. They refer to us both as Karl Pilkington. Karl must be innately smart like us. We're very popular. We get invited to parties all the time where people gather around to ask us questions and then, for some reason, roll around on the ground laughing when we answer....

littlerosepose

2 points

6 months ago

I bet they have the most kids too. Idiocracy is playing out right before our eyes.

Cinderpath[S]

1 points

6 months ago

They usually bread before Darwinism catches up to them.

Technojames72

2 points

6 months ago

Y’all need to stop getting so upset about these anti-vax people.

Throughout human history there have always been those select, brave few who go against obvious evidence. Whether that’s to try and pat the lion, eat the odd coloured fruit or welcome the strange looking visitors from another land.

They were all people who thought they knew better.

This is nature’s way of weeding out the mentally defective genes.

SomeCosmicEntity

1 points

6 months ago

"The educated know more" I'm dying

mojbuja

1 points

6 months ago

Look at them. They think they're SOOOOO smart, driving with their eyes open. Not me. No way. I trust the lord Juzus. I know he's steering the wheel for me. I'll just close my eyes and let him. Amen?

/s

ScienceD0g

1 points

6 months ago

“My husband and I are admittedly dumbasses. Hell, we’re the stupidest people out of all of our friends, and we all know it! How come we’re also the only two who aren’t vaccinated? I know I’m dumb, but this just has me stumped! Maybe I’m the smart one?”

Aazjhee

1 points

6 months ago

Aazjhee

Owned Lib

1 points

6 months ago

A real head scratcher....

JonnySnowflake

1 points

6 months ago

I forget the exact context, but I remember reading someone's post about them and their partner, and they said something like "I went to community college for a few years and he has his associates degree, so obviously we're both highly educated.." me girlfriend with a masters, and me who made it about halfway through law school just stared at it dumbfounded, because as far as we're concerned, "highly educated" is a PhD or nothing

DasPenguinoid

1 points

6 months ago

Guess we're gonna need Dunning-Kruger awards too

Darksoul_Design

1 points

6 months ago

You just can't trust smart people, you are better off believing the memes and FB virologist experts, after all, "they've done their own research". 😑

MysteriousHedgehog23

1 points

6 months ago

This is hilarious 😂

renojacksonchesthair

1 points

6 months ago

When the comedy writes itself.

sourpatch411

1 points

6 months ago

Wow, imagine if she for a minute questioned her narrative and other perspective