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marcosthecuban's avatar

How many light bulbs does it take to change a human?

Asked by marcosthecuban (429points) July 5th, 2009

by “light bulbs” , i mean ‘ideas’ and the sum of the effort that we exert to try to change each other.

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evelyns_pet_zebra's avatar

We cannot change others, we can only change ourselves. Once people realize that, things go much smoother.


Q: how many psychiatrists does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: just one, but the lightbulb has to want to change.

Dog's avatar

If the lightbulbs were indeed lightbulbs then the answer would be 24. ( a tanning bed can change a man)

AstroChuck's avatar

Two. One to hold up the legs and the other to put on the diaper.

Jayne's avatar

More than 12 billion, apparently.

loser's avatar

@AstroChuck Thanks! You made me giggle like an idiot over that one!

MrKnowItAll's avatar

The problem is, you can’t un-screw a human.

tiffyandthewall's avatar

i don’t know, because every time someone proposes an idea, a million people will riot against it. but one idea can change a million people, too – those million people rioting will probably experience some sort of change just by being exposed to the idea.

YARNLADY's avatar

I only takes one – ourself. That is the only person any of us have the power to change.

NaturalMineralWater's avatar

Depends on the person. Some are resistant to change. Others change sporadically. Still others change at the mere whisper of an idea. The answer to this question is X .

evelyns_pet_zebra's avatar

@MrKnowItAll obviously you’ve never watched a porn movie on rewind.

Shuttle128's avatar

Humans always change. Perhaps not in the way intended, but they do.

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