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When will the movie idiocracy become a historical document?

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posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy

originally posted by: Lughnasadh

originally posted by: DBCowboy
I have (what is known ) as a B Plus IQ. It's an 86. So I know what I am talking about.


Sorry but an 86 IQ makes you boarder line retarded.

You automatically get an 80 if you can sign your own name......


So it's borderline?

I'll take it!



Haha. I was never good with spelling a foreign language. How many do you speak?




posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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a reply to: Kazber

I know the movie is a comedy satire and everyone was an idiot all the way up to the president and many people use it as comparison to the decline of our society.
I think where it got it wrong was idea that everyone was stupid.
I think the more realistic scenario is that there is a segment of humanity that retains their intelligence and encourages the stupidity and degradation of the rest of humanity to make them easier to control and manipulate.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:18 PM
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I gave DC 4 points for spelling borderline right.

So 90 people.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:19 PM
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originally posted by: Lughnasadh

originally posted by: DBCowboy

originally posted by: Lughnasadh

originally posted by: DBCowboy
I have (what is known ) as a B Plus IQ. It's an 86. So I know what I am talking about.


Sorry but an 86 IQ makes you boarder line retarded.

You automatically get an 80 if you can sign your own name......


So it's borderline?

I'll take it!



Haha. I was never good with spelling a foreign language. How many do you speak?


Enough to get by.




posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:19 PM
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a reply to: Kazber

I have a predicted IQ, according to the Marines, of 145. Haven't taken the WAIS.

Only reason I mention that is that you claim to possess above average intellect, but instead of doing something very pleasurable for yourself in order to produce more smart people for the world (which might not happen) to ensure balance - instead you suggest having few or no kids at all... or, at least, you portray the idea.

I think someone intelligent wouldn't simply hand the world over to fools - if that is even what is actually happening.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:19 PM
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originally posted by: SolAquarius
a reply to: Kazber

I know the movie is a comedy satire and everyone was an idiot all the way up to the president and many people use it as comparison to the decline of our society.
I think where it got it wrong was idea that everyone was stupid.
I think the more realistic scenario is that there is a segment of humanity that retains their intelligence and encourages the stupidity and degradation of the rest of humanity to make them easier to control and manipulate.


AWESOME POINT!



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: SolAquarius

Now there is a thinker.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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a reply to: DBCowboy




I should have used the Twilight movies as an example, but I can't find anything redeeming. .


Best proof of an idiocracy to date.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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originally posted by: neo96
I gave DC 4 points for spelling borderline right.

So 90 people.


Spelling a foreign language is harder than it looks. Just ask Marg.....

How many languages do you speak?



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:22 PM
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a reply to: Kazber

Welcome to AOL, Time Warner, Taco Bell, U.S. Government long distance.

It's called a Futurementary.

All joking aside, it's just Mike Judge, he understands people, I mean he was behind Beavis And Butthead, that show was funny because of how you could find people you knew that represented people you saw everyday.

He no doubt got his material for the movie " Idiocracy " from fans and fallout from his other shows. I mean, the fanbase for beavis and butthead were not always people you'd like to hang out with nor be able to stand.

Do we have time for a Latte?


edit on 1-2-2017 by Tranceopticalinclined because: I like Money!



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:22 PM
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a reply to: Lughnasadh

4.

Bad english

Worse english

Terrible english

and wee bit of french.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:25 PM
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a reply to: SolAquarius

As I was reading that I came to the same point halfway thru.

I agree



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:31 PM
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a reply to: TarzanBeta

The main reason I don't have kids is because this is not a place that I feel my child would be safe. I don't know what kind of world we would be leaving them.

Another reason that scares me, is my head. I'm around a 140, but my head never shuts off. I don't want what goes on in my head to be something I hand down. My life has not been so great and with the head I have I am now a sociopath. And that is something I would not want for my child.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:33 PM
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a reply to: Kazber

They show technology if I recall through out the movie.
Yet who maintains it certainly not the idiots in the movie.

If you want to get into some weird film theory maybe there was an Artificial Computer Intelligence running everything behind the scenes in Idiocracy and it just allowed the rest of humanity to slip into an ignorant state.

I could see a situation where hyper intelligent AI's could run our lives like some twisted nanny state and allow humanity to slip to some level of low intelligence.
edit on 1-2-2017 by SolAquarius because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:38 PM
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a reply to: SolAquarius

I also see the tale of the haves and the have nots really turning into the care and the care nots.

Some people, are happy with just fulfilling their basic instincts and satisfying their desires as is.

Others feel that just being basic human is not enough and wish to create or learn and experiment.

I think that's who we will have in the future,

People who act more like financial cattle and people who make the stuff that the financial cattle want.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:49 PM
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a reply to: Lughnasadh

Well apparently mine is 146, if that's the case, which i doubt somewhat, i have servery wasted my potential.

The real problem with our notion of I.Q is that the tests seldom ask the correct questions.



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:54 PM
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a reply to: Kazber


When will the movie idiocracy become a historical document?


NEVER!!!


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posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:58 PM
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a reply to: andy06shake

What creeps me out about the IQ test is that it seemed to have a strong connection to the Eugenics movement at one point in
history.
Eugenics and IQ Test

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posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 05:59 PM
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originally posted by: SolAquarius
a reply to: Kazber

They show technology if I recall through out the movie.
Yet who maintains it certainly not the idiots in the movie.

If you want to get into some weird film theory maybe there was an Artificial Computer Intelligence running everything behind the scenes in Idiocracy and it just allowed the rest of humanity to slip into an ignorant state.

I could see a situation where hyper intelligent AI's could run our lives like some twisted nanny state and allow humanity to slip to some level of low intelligence.


Now your taking me to levels of thought I had never thought of!

Damn your good!



posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 06:03 PM
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a reply to: SolAquarius

What creeps me out about Eugenics is the connection to Phrenology.

Whole lot of supposedly intelligent medically minded people actually placed stock in the pseudoscience, some even still do.

edit on 1-2-2017 by andy06shake because: (no reason given)







 
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