If You Post ~Inspirational~ Quotes Regularly on Social Media, then You're "Not Intelligent"

Don't blame us, science says so.

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Instagram is about as awash with wanky, ~inspirational~ quotes as it is
avocado on toast or Kim Kardashian's latest selfies. And we've ALL either got a
handful of friends who are all over that shizz, or we're guilty of it
ourselves. (Sue us, sometimes they just speak to us.)

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Well, newsflash, apparently if this be you, then you be dumb.

According to a (weird) Canadian study
from the University of Waterloo titled 'On the reception and detection
of pseudo-profound bullshit', people who are receptive to said
"pseudo-profound, intellectual-sounding 'bullshit'" are "less
intellegent, less reflective, and more likely to believe in conspiracy
theories, the paranormal and alternative medicine."

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Yikez. CIVILISATION IS DOOMED. 

The article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.au

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