• Saik0
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      177 months ago

      “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.”

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKN1Q5SjbeI

      It’s literally his stand up routine that he repeated to hundreds of crowds.


      “Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.”

      This is the quote your link is questioning… They’re likely correct that this direct quote doesn’t exist. However there’s many instances throughout his career that can succinctly be paraphrased as this phrase. I can specifically think of a few concepts Carlin talked about often that would apply… Religion, government, and general IQ discussions being prime examples. I’m not going to hunt for the specific quote… but it’s on brand for him.

    • @cre0
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      87 months ago

      Lol just go watch “life is worth losing”

      Google doesn’t work if you’re an idiot.