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June 29, 2009

#603: Idiocracy


Man #1: Idiocracy is so true.

Man #2: I know, right? It used to be that the intelligent, upper classes had more children.

Man #2: Sadly, the recent reversal of this trend has dragged IQ scores and average education steadily downward.

Man #1: Depressing, huh?

Man #2: Yeah, except

everything I just said was wrong.

Man #1: Huh?

Man #2: Wrong. False. The opposite of true.

Man #2: Your’e like the religious zealots who are


by their superiority with the sad duty of decrying the


moral decay of each new generation.

Man #2: And you’re just as wrong.

Man #1: But look at how popular –

Man #2: More harm has been done by people panicked over societal decline than societal decline ever did.

Man #1: Look – all we need is a program that limits breeding to –

[[The second man is walking off panel.]]

Man #2: New theory: Stupid people reproduce more because the alternative is sleeping with