Saturday, August 27, 2011

Because women will pretend "real dumb" is "fake dumb"

Part of the reason the “chicks are dumb” thing has lasted for all these years is that women use it for own advantage and at their own convenience. You will see this around you all the time. A woman will float into this vacant sort of space, and solicit laughs playing up the dumb thing.

What you probably don’t realise (but these things are so transparent you probably do) is often women really are dumb. Frequently they don’t know what you are talking about. Faking no idea what you are talking about is the perfect way to convince you they like to pretend they don’t know what you are talking about it.

It goes like this:

“One of the most concerning aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophy is the way that it was co opted by Nazi sympathisers. The Ubermunch has good and bad overtones. It’s an important idea to look at, but then the concept of intellectual superiority is a complicated one.”

“What do you mean?”

“Well, like in the film, Rope. The idea is discussed there. The smartest people are able to dominate the dumb people.”

“Who thinks that?”

“Well, it’s not so much who thinks that, it’s more that the wrong people will adopt it as a philosophy.”

“Oh – you said the film Rope. Oh my goodness. I didn’t realise that was what you were talking about. I thought you meant a rope and I was like “what is this guy on about?”  ha ha ha ha... I’m so dumb. My god. That was stupid.”

“Ha ha – yeah I guess.”

And there you have it. 

Women will fake stupid in order to prevent themselves from looking stupid.

In romance novels women are happy to ask a question if they don’t know something because they always know it doesn’t mean they are stupid id there are things in the world that are still to be known. And that is another reason women love them so much.

1 comment:

  1. That's an interesting idea. I'm glad you pointed this phenomenon out.