How do you deal with stupid people? Maybe that was not nice....

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  1. Christa Swope profile image34
    Christa Swopeposted 4 years ago

    How do you deal with stupid people? Maybe that was not nice....

  2. ktnptl profile image82
    ktnptlposted 4 years ago

    I just try to avoid them or their stupidity.

  3. jaydawg808 profile image89
    jaydawg808posted 4 years ago

    Sometimes we can't avoid the stupid people.  It seems as though they're everywhere and are more of them out there compared to intelligent ones.

  4. minagil profile image60
    minagilposted 4 years ago

    No one is really stupid they just have their way of being and doing.  What you have to do is recognize that they are who they are, an individual and you can learn to deal with them or not deal with them.  If you choose to deal with them then that is the choice that you made.  If you choose not to deal with them again, that is a choice that you made.  Either way you have a decision on whether or not to deal with this person. I hope this helps.

    1. fpherj48 profile image78
      fpherj48posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      minagli....."no one is really stupid?"......Where do you live and how's the housing market?

    2. minagil profile image60
      minagilposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      what does that have to do with anything? please save your negativity for someone who cares to stoop to your level which is probably below zero.  thank you.

  5. MsDora profile image94
    MsDoraposted 4 years ago

    If you are wise, deal with everyone as if you are wise; don't let your opinion of anyone decide how you deal with them.

  6. amiebutchko profile image85
    amiebutchkoposted 4 years ago

    I try very hard to be nice to everyone because we all deserve that.  However, I reserve the right to do a little retrospective eye rolling or head shaking as I look back on my day.

  7. Tony DeLorger profile image79
    Tony DeLorgerposted 4 years ago

    I actually don't know any stupid people. I've met many misguided people, people with issues and problems to overcome. I think we spend far too much time judging people to be this or that, when we are all complex beings with many facets, and to focus on just one aspect of assumption is, well, really ...STUPID!

  8. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 4 years ago

    It is challenging  when people just don't get it, but I try to be patient and think of the times that I may have been running on empty. The kind of stupidity that really irks me is that which is driven by extreme bias or hatred which won't allow people to see beyond the tips of their noses.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image96
      DzyMsLizzyposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes--politicians come to mind....

  9. cebutouristspot profile image75
    cebutouristspotposted 4 years ago

    I think it depends on you on how you view a particular person.  You can avoid them or learn to look past their stupidity but remember what may seem stupid for you may seem ingenious to others smile

  10. profile image0
    JustCraftyposted 4 years ago

    I just nod and smile at them and then walk away thanking god that I am not that way.

  11. profile image53
    tbHistorianposted 4 years ago

    When encountering an individual that lacks intelligence or common sense, I attempt to assist them.  I often find a way to expose them to the things that will improve their intelligence and common sense so they are not seen as "stupid" again.
    As an individual that deals through strategic thinking, I find that the only "stupid people" are those that judge others as "stupid" and do nothing to correct that assessment.
    Limited knowledge and experience is no reason to declare anyone "stupid".
    The Forrest Gump author, Winston Francis Groom, Jr., said it best - "Stupid is, as stupid does."

  12. Sri T profile image79
    Sri Tposted 4 years ago

    I find them amusing or I just ignore them if I can't laugh at it. That's why they are here, for entertainment. They are not to be taken seriously. http://srit.hubpages.com/hub/Free-of-Negativity

 
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