Stupid Questions

The Fantastic Fogey
3 min readApr 24, 2023

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity. And I’m not sure about the universe.” — Albert Einstein

Nothing much has changed since Einstein posited the infinite nature of human stupidity. Much of the human stupidity Einstein encountered couldn’t hold a candle to the kind of ignorant absurdities that make up much of everyday life in America today.

I​t has been said that there are no stupid questions, but I think we can throw that adage out entirely.

F​rom the question of open borders, should vaccines be mandated, or whether men should…

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The Fantastic Fogey

Husband, father, and generally good-natured conservative essayist.