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BEST OF THE WEB: The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America

There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.... https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wired-success/201407/anti-intellectualism-and-the-dumbing-down-america #entertaintment

There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteousness, ignorance, and deliberate gullibility.... https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wired-success/201407/anti-intellectualism-and-the-dumbing-down-america #entertaintment

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad    Republicans say no to college: It's the only institution viewed in more sharply partisan terms than the media

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad Republicans say no to college: It's the only institution viewed in more sharply partisan terms than the media

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad - Salon.com

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad - Salon.com

Anti-Intellectualism: Republicans Reject Higher Education (Image via Facebook)

Anti-Intellectualism: Republicans Reject Higher Education

Anti-Intellectualism: Republicans Reject Higher Education (Image via Facebook)

Republicans say no to college: It's the only institution viewed in more sharply partisan terms than the media

America hits peak anti-intellectualism: Majority of Republicans now think college is bad

Republicans say no to college: It's the only institution viewed in more sharply partisan terms than the media

The Republican contempt for higher education is growing, and the destructive and harmful effects of the anti-intellectualism embraced by many conservative Christians poses a clear and present danger to the long term health and welfare of the nation.

Anti-Intellectualism: Republicans Reject Higher Education

The Republican contempt for higher education is growing, and the destructive and harmful effects of the anti-intellectualism embraced by many conservative Christians poses a clear and present danger to the long term health and welfare of the nation.

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason Post published by David Niose on Jun 20, 2015 in Our Humanity, Naturally

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason Post published by David Niose on Jun 20, 2015 in Our Humanity, Naturally

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America - Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America - Social dysfunction can be traced to the abandonment of reason

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Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”    — I. Asimov  Newsweek (1980), “A Cult...

Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” — I. Asimov Newsweek (1980), “A Cult...

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America | Psychology Today

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America | Psychology Today

In 1970s, people in Cambodia were killed for being academics or for merely wearing eyeglasses.

In 1970s, people in Cambodia were killed for being academics or for merely wearing eyeglasses.

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life