Tuesday, July 22, 2008

What's making us stupid?

Observers are beginning to question whether the Internet is short-circuiting our attention span. They worry the Net is training our brains to be satisfied with short bites that only hop, skip and jump through an intellectual journey. What were we talking about?

More corporations, 75 to 50, are sponsoring the Democrat’s presidential convention than Republicans. Isn’t that against the law?

Two-thirds of U.S. undergraduates now score above average on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory. That’s up 30% since 1982. I knew that.

Nowadays, red wine gets more and more credit for healthy living: helps prevent dementia, helps ward off heart trouble, helps the odds of getting laid.

Sermonette: Always remember that you’re unique. Just like everyone else.


Anonymous said...

I know to always read the last line in your blog entries. Got a good chuckle out of today's entry! -- Denise

The South Plainsman said...

Beer always did it for me. LOL

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