#144 Patrick and the complete idiot - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • J Thomas
    • 18.03.10 | 14:17 (IST)

    "only an idiot would say what you said" There's an old riddle that goes like this: A drunk and a complete idiot are arguing. How do you tell which one is the complete idiot? Answer: In the morning the drunk will sober up. The other one is the complete idiot. Now try this version. A wise man and a complete idiot are arguing. How do you tell which one is the wise man? Answer: The wise man is not arguing with the complete idiot. If you think somebody is a complete idiot, then the important question is not "What does it take to convince this complete idiot that I am right and she is wrong?". The important question is "How many other complete idiots agree with her and how will their stupidity influence the situation?" Am I wrong?

    from the article: Peres: We want U.S. ties to return to positive state
    First published 04:00 17.03.10 | Last updated 14:18 17.03.10
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