Are we really that stupid?

This article demonstrates that we as a species are becoming as dumb as rocks in my opinion.  I understand the scourge of violence affecting all corners of society, I get it, but before everyone has a hissy fit over a billboard ad, I ask people to use some common sense, to think, conjure up some imagination, and think about WHO is selling WHAT: THINK before we all go on social media to denounce the latest ‘derogatory’, ‘misogynistic’, ‘racist’, etc., statement.  These are gemSTONES – jewelry, most of us would love to receive these rocks!

Mark Twain and other wordsmiths would be doomed in today’s ultra-sanitized social media arena.  Yet another casualty, and scathing indictment of western education – lack of critical thinking!

A controversial jewelry billboard that some think encourages violence against women has sparked widespread online outrage. Featuring the tagline, “Sometimes, it’s OK to throw rocks at girls…,” surrounded by colorful gemstones, the Spicer Greene Jewelers advertisement — which was placed along the interstate in Asheville, N.C. — has been criticized by many who were upset…

via ‘Sometimes, It’s OK to Throw Rocks at Girls’: Jewelry Billboard Sparks Internet Backlash — TIME

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