The state in which the majority of the population spends their lives. Signs that you are a member of this commune are:

- Taking Jerry Springer as meaningful and deeply probing TV journalism documenting the soul of our nation.
- Not realizing that Jerry Springer is documenting the soul of our nation.
- Pressing the tab button because you're thirsty. (Thank you, Simpsons)
- Freely vounteering half your income to the government in order to "make the world a better place."
- Buying an iMac because it matches your drapes.
- Being the cause for a warning label (WARNING: Do not apply this weed-whacker to your genitals, etc, etc.)
- Belonging to the Democratic party.
- Belonging to the Republican party.
- Listening to Kenny G and calling it music.

This has been another public service announcement by Yrs Trly. Enjoy the bread and circuses, folks.

Id"i*o*cy (?), n. [From idiot; cf. Gr. uncouthness, want of education, fr. . See Idiot, and cf. Idiotcy.]

The condition or quality of being an idiot; absence, or marked deficiency, of sense and intelligence.

I will undertake to convict a man of idiocy, if he can not see the proof that three angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles. F. W. Robertson.

 

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