Stupidity vs. Villainy

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I came across a quote that I just had to share. It was first referenced in a comment to a Slashdot story about a suspected spammer’s technique of “untraining” spam filters by sending “normal” text. The wikiquote page has some interesting variations, of which I found the following to be the most quaint:

You have attributed conditions to villainy that simply result from stupidity

How frequently true this is…

2 thoughts on “Stupidity vs. Villainy”

  1. Yahya says:

    Something similar:
    “Sufficiently advanced stupidity is indistinguishable from malice.”

  2. maverick says:

    Dumb. Just Plain Dumb.

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