I don't think High Times counts...
So reading High Times means you're not an idiot?
He's THAT much of an idiot if he's aware of this.Which I guess it's why he's only "basically" an idiot.
Err He's NOT that much...I'm an idiot cause I skip words.
and knowing is half the battle.
I want a framed copy of this.
Bookmark it so you can order your framed copy at the end of the year.
A wise man once said "the only thing that I know is that I know nothing."That he acknowledges he's an idiot automatically makes him smarter than half the people posted to this site.
More than half now that you've posted!
I guess it depends on what you read. If its Chic Tracts, yes you're an idiot. If its something with real information you have a moderately higher chance of learning something useful.
Like my illiterate grandpappy used to say, "You can't get common sense from books."
Unless it was the book Common Sense by Thomas Paine.
Of all the places to see Tom Paine name-dropped...
I want this in latin so I can put it on my family crest.
The grammar's probably terrible because it's from google translate, but here you go: Lectio non intellegens te. Perlegi tempus et plerumque stultus sum.
Man, everything sounds classy in Latin.
Now with improved grammar: Lectio intellegens te non facit. Lego omnes temporis et plerusque stultus sum.
for the last clause, maybe "et stultus maneo"
At least he's honest about himself.
Self deprecating humor anyone?
Suggestion. Think "Quality" over "quantity "
It's like Hitler said, reading has to have a purpose, it's senseless to just read for reading's sake
Just watch out if someone has only read one book. Those guys are dangerous.