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

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

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Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America - Salon.com

Trump’s not Hitler, he’s Mussolini: How GOP anti-intellectualism created a modern fascist movement in America - Salon.com

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Oh yes, being true to oneslef, questioning everything, not jumping on bandwagons, using logic and critical thinking...living free in wild, whacky, free-spirited ways...be it do it!

Oh yes, being true to oneslef, questioning everything, not jumping on bandwagons, using logic and critical thinking...living free in wild, whacky, free-spirited ways...be it do it!

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Anti-intellectualism. When others dislike the questions & truths that thinkers say.

Anti-intellectualism. When others dislike the questions & truths that thinkers say.

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Wake up America - I can't understand how a Person can GO TO SCHOOL and still be so IGNORANT?!

Wake up America - I can't understand how a Person can GO TO SCHOOL and still be so IGNORANT?!

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It's why the organized right wing in this country, have adapted lying to their adherents, as a communication strategy... the tried-and-true "big lie" works well with an anti-intellectual base.

It's why the organized right wing in this country, have adapted lying to their adherents, as a communication strategy... the tried-and-true "big lie" works well with an anti-intellectual base.

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Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America There is a growing anti-intellectual dumbing down of our culture  Posted Jul 07, 2014

Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America There is a growing anti-intellectual dumbing down of our culture Posted Jul 07, 2014

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In a brilliant address, Obama rebukes Trump’s anti-intellectualism. Look, our nation’s Founders — Franklin, Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson — they were born of the Enlightenment.  They sought to escape superstition, and sectarianism, and tribalism, and know-nothingness.

In a brilliant address, Obama rebukes Trump’s anti-intellectualism. Look, our nation’s Founders — Franklin, Madison, Hamilton, Jefferson — they were born of the Enlightenment. They sought to escape superstition, and sectarianism, and tribalism, and know-nothingness.

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