Stupid is as Stupid Does!

snakeWhen you were a kid, did you ever hear the saying “If you play with a bull you will get the horns?” How about getting bit if you played with snakes? I did and they have stuck in my mind as good lessons to remember. It is obvious to me that some people never heard these sayings and so didn’t realize the consequences of their actions. For example the snake charming pastor who died this week from…. You guessed it a snake bite! Like people who run with the bulls you got to know that the odds are not in your favor when it comes to longevity. There are outcomes of risky behavior which should not be surprising, yet time and time again I see people on the evening news baffled at what happened when they engaged in said behavior. Usually there is a guy without a shirt on talking to the reporting telling them how surprised he is that the gas can blew up, the propane tank exploded or that the car flew through the house or place of business. When I see these stories I usually wait to hear these lines as well. “Police are investigating whether drugs and alcohol are involved”. It is not always, but when it comes to stupid, drugs and alcohol usually compound the effect!

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