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November 13, 2012

IT'S KNOWN TECHNICALLY AS THE KARDASHIAN EFFECT

Research suggests that humans are slowly but surely losing intellectual and emotional abilities

(Thanks to Rich Steurer)

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duh, obama got re-elected openly promising to financially punish and personally demonize job creators while the world economy is on the verge of collapse.. "vote for revenge"

It must be true. I got a headache just trying to read that article.

Congress - on the forefront of evolution.

One of the "miracles of modern medicine" is that the stupid now survive long enough to reproduce.

I have a class full of them. I went over some material. Told them to write it down then asked them a question based on WHAT I JUST WROTE AND THEY HAD IN FRONT OF THEM and they looked at me as though I had said it all in Greek.

These are kids taking CALCULUS!!!!

Time to bring out the taser!

Mikey, the only way I got through calculus was by crying. My calculus teacher, Mr. Barone, felt sorry for me and raised my grade to a D+.

Mikey,

LIMIT f(guys(g(girls)) = TROUBLE
guys--->girls

You don't have a chance. Its called puberty.

nursecindy,

I know. I am so cruel, they actually have to STUDY and do their homework! OMG!!!!

That Kelly Osbourne item clearly belongs here.

I read the article.
I don't know and I don't care.

You're right john, some people are so dumb they can't tell the difference between humor and politics.

'future technologies are bound to reveal solutions to the problem - we will know each of the millions of human mutations that can compromise our intellectual function and how each of these mutations interact with each other - we may be able to magically correct any mutation that has occurred...'

well,

the jersey shore was cancelled

that's a start

LeDUD,

So true. They think because I make it sound easy in class that they don't have to study.

This is basic calculus. Not even multi-variable. EEK!
They have an equation sheet they can use!

I thought I might bring a paint ball gun and shoot them with different colors based on their offense.

Red for asking a question that I just answered because they were not paying attention
Blue for lazy
Green for not doing homework

Ya know, their parents could see by their different colors what they really did at school.

Parent, "What did you do at school today?"
Teenager, "Nothin'"
Parents, " Well I can see by your colors that you asked your teacher a question she had already answered because you weren't listening and that you were lazy as well."
Teenager, "She hates me."
Parents, "I don't blame her."

'the intricate web of genes endowing us with our brain power is particularly susceptible to mutations'

Intricate Web of Gene's WBAGNF the herald hunt weingarten team

;)

Huh? Who cares?

For Mikey. I could never understand math. I really tried too. However, give me anything to do with literature, science, or English and I made straight A's. I guess I'm just smarter in langage and speling : )

Well Mikey you deserve a medal for teaching. I was a math teacher (30 years ago) and had a edifying moment with an 8th grade girl whom I caught reading a Harold Robbins book in class:

"Lynn....if you don't put that book away I'm going to STUFF IT DOWN YOUR THROAT..."

I finished out the year and went into computers.

The " Idiocracy " is here.

Two un-related entries:

First impression of the article was reminiscent of Hitler-thought.

Dud, I, too, spent one year teaching math to adolescents. Then I joined the military.

Mikey -- I had a 7th grade English teacher who had deadly aim with erasers. I hated diagramming sentences almost as much as math, but I learned. Fortunately, he never thought of using colored chalk.

You probably couldn't get away with that today, and there are disadvantages to using whiteboards instead of blackboards.

Nah, I are smarter than I ever were. See, I can do math! One...two....three....uh,....many?

Just to be a stick in the mud, it's nonsense. From recent-human-evolution and genetics authors...

Sadly most people will not see that article unless someone texts it to them using a lot of LOL etc. Hmm, wonder if that is connected to the article? LOLOLOLOLOL

Teaching "r" fun. Really it is. I teach physics as well. Math is very straight forward, physics is not.

"Do you believe me or your lying eyes?"

That is what Galileo said. But he said it in Italian so no one outside of Italy could understand him.

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