There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.
~ Frank Zappa
When we pick up a scorching hot piece of food, our initial reaction isn’t to put the damn thing down, but to shove it in our mouths. Because that’s not gonna hurt!
And you know what? Back when we were annoying little kids and we could count to potato, if a food was too hot to hold we’d drop the fucking thing and moan about it – maybe even cry a little – but we knew better than to put it in our mouths. It’s like we unlearned that as we grew up. Now, in our brains we’re all like “OH! this thing is burning a hole through my fingers. Maybe if I put it on my ultra sensitive tongue it won’t hurt anymore”.
Conclusion: We got dumber as we got older. How we haven’t gone extinct yet is a fucking mystery.