Understanding Stupidity - James Welles

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The term may be used to designate a mentality which is considered to be informed, deliberate and maladaptive. One must know they are acting in their own worst interest. Secondly, it must be a choice, not a forced act or accident. Lastly, it requires the activity to be maladaptive, in that it is in the worst interest of the actor, and specifically done to prevent adaption to new data or existing circumstances.

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