Problem

Unintelligence

Other Names:
Childishness
Credulousness
Decrepitude
Dullness
Fatuity
Mindlessness
Puerility
Senselessness
Stupidiness
Unadvisedness
Unreasonableness
Weak-mindedness
Witlessness
Nature:

Stupidity is a lack of intelligence, understanding, reason, or wit. It may be innate, assumed or reactive. The word stupid comes from the Latin word stupere. Stupid characters are often used for comedy in fictional stories. Walter B. Pitkin called stupidity "evil", but in a more Romantic spirit William Blake and Carl Jung believed stupidity can be the mother of wisdom.

Broader Problems:
Intellectual faculties*complex
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education
Problem Type:
B: Basic universal problems
Date of last update
12.02.2020 – 06:22 CET