Are humans the smartest creatures on Earth, or are they the dumbest? It is an age-old question to which no one has the answer. There are times in my own life where I have felt like the smartest person in the world. There are also times when I have felt like the dumbest. James Paul Gee discusses how and why humans are stupid in his book The Anti-Education Era.
In the writing below, I attempt to answer the question of “what limitations prohibit humans from solving complex problems?” Is it a lack of knowledge? Is it a lack of experience? Is it a lack of caring? Or is it truly stupidity?