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    1. How come the sum of the intelligence on the planet remains a constant yet the population continues to grow? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Is it obvious to you as well that too many people are educated far beyond their intelligence? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. If scientists who try to find intelligent beings in outer space would try to find some on earth would they find any? (Contributed by Mattan F.)
    4. If people on Earth are so smart why don't they stop looking for intelligent life elsewhere and educate the unintelligent life here instead? (Contributed by Debbie Davis)
    5. Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed AWAY from the Earth? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    6. What if the purpose of intelligent life is to get all that carbon back into the ecosystem? (Contributed by Heather Coon)
    7. Why is it that Artificial Intelligence is always the other guy's opinion? (Contributed by Vanbooven)
    8. Why do humans think they are smarter than elephants or marine mammals? After all, when you think about it, the elephants and mammals have larger brains, they don't have to work, and they have no reason to worry. Who do you think is the smarter? (Contributed by Becky Solly)
    9. If Einstein was so smart, why didn't he ever use a comb and some hair gel before having his picture taken? (Contributed by Cindy Moulin)
    10. Isn't the wealth of mankind, the wisdom that they leave? (Contributed by John O'Reily)
    11. Sure you can tell whether a man is clever by his answers, but isn't it also true that you can tell whether a man is wise by his questions? (Contributed by Mahfouz Naguib)
    12. How come it takes a lot of things to prove you are smart but only one thing to prove you are ignorant? (Contributed by Don Herold)
    13. If education was to make us intelligent, how come the world's richest man is a school drop-out? (Contributed by Prasanth)
    14. Why is it that in the first half of your life, you know it all, and in the second half of your life, you forget it all? (Contributed by HaLife.com)
    15. Without education, wouldn't we be in a horrible danger of taking educated people seriously? (Contributed by Gilbert Keith Chesterton)
    16. If temporary insanity were real, wouldn't there also be temporary intelligence? (Contributed by anonymous teacher)
    17. How can we understand when our own comfort is all we think about? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    18. Does anyone else see the irony of misspelling 'Intelligence'? (Contributed by The Duke of Endor)
    19. Doesn't wisdom denote the pursuing of the best ends by the best means? (Contributed by Francis Hutcheson)
    20. Doesn't 'counter' mean 'opposite'? If so, then wouldn't 'counter-intelligence' mean 'stupidity'? (Contributed by Richard)
    21. Shouldn't we try to learn something about everything and everything about something? (Contributed by Thomas Huxley)
    22. Why is it that kids are hauling around more and more school books these days, yet seem to know less and less? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    23. Would the difference between education and experience be that education is when you read the fine print and experience is what you get when you don't? (Contributed by Pete Seeger)
    24. If people did not sometimes do silly things, would anything intelligent ever get done? (Contributed by Ludwig Wittgenstein)
    25. If one is considered so wise, why must they question? (Contributed by Justin Brown (ULM Monroe))
    26. If we are to learn from our mistakes, shouldnít we be sure to make some? (Contributed by Don F.)
    27. Why is it that the more you learn, the less you realise you know? (Contributed by Bee, Gosford Australia)
    28. To be OLD and WISE, donít we first have to be YOUNG and FOOLISH? (Contributed by W.W.)
    29. Isn't a word to the wise unnecessary? (Contributed by Mark Fox on behalf of Mark Twain)
    30. If you can learn from hard knocks, canít you also learn from soft touches? (Contributed by Carolyn Kenmore)
    31. Do I get to add up the IQs of all my personalities? (Contributed by Berta B.)
    32. We have enough youth, donít we? What about a fountain of intelligence? (Contributed by Alex)
    33. When there are two conflicting versions of the same story, wouldnít the wisest course be to believe the one in which people appear at their worst? (Contributed by Don F.)
    34. Isnít it really easy to be wise? Donít you just need to think of something stupid to say and then donít say it? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    35. Doesnít wisdom consist of the anticipation of consequences? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    36. Whenever someone says "I'm not book smart, but I'm street smart", does that really mean "I'm not real smart, but I'm imaginary smart"? (Contributed by Boredina)
    37. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton? (Contributed by Marc and Angel)
    38. Why is the intelligence of a high school athlete commonly insulted and the intelligence of a high school artist/musician rarely questioned? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
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