October 13, 2010

Wednesday Wisdom

Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton.

Dan Duva, on Mike Tyson going to prison


  1. Just an over rated boxer that paid the price of fame that went to his head because he though he had something. I wonder if there is a recipe for cooking ears and what do they taste like?.

  2. Solomon7:32 PM

    Malcolm X came out smarter, but I guess Tyson is no Malcolm X.

  3. If you mean he came out more radicalized against white people - and a Muslim to boot - yes, but one shouldn't conflate his racist and religious beliefs with intelligence Sol.

    Yes, he changed his mind about some of his hatreds and encouragement of violence years later, but his post jail beliefs would not suggest a superior gathering of relevant information, systematic analysis, or rational conclusions Sol.

  4. Solomon8:44 PM

    It's precisely because I don't conflate his beliefs with his intelligence that I.....zoning out....