Why Are Smart Fools More Fool Than Simple Fools?

A Scholar And A Boatman

Although there are many version of this story but message is the same as we have already concluded that being book-smart is not necessarily being intelligent or master of everything.

  1. Pride hath a great fall
  2. Knowledge in one branch is not enough to be proud about.
  3. True knowledge makes us humble and not arrogant.
  4. The book smart confuse pretense with reality, and only learn of the difference when it is too late.
  5. Book smart without practical experiences are fools and mostly full of themselves.



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Aizaz Baqir

Aizaz Baqir


I am a freelance writer and translator based in Multan, Pakistan having interests in reading, writing, travelling and social services.