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It runs far deeper than politics.  I had friends in elementary school who would pretend to be less intelligent than they were, would fail tests on purpose, for fear of ridicule.

Actually, the person I am thinking of grew up in Holland before moving to the States as a kid.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Wed Nov 12th, 2008 at 01:12:47 PM EST
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