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

Following the fatal shootings of nine people in the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., and the emergence of what appears to be the suspect’s racist manifesto, I grappled to understand why, in this day and age, a young person would hold on to such antiquated views and language. This story gets to the root of a social dysfunction that is ripping American society. — Sandra Stevenson, Picture Editor, NYT Now

Following the fatal shootings of nine people in the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., and the emergence of what appears to be the suspect’s racist manifesto, I grappled to understand why, in this day and age, a young person would hold on to such antiquated views and language. This story gets to the root of a social dysfunction that is ripping American society. — Sandra Stevenson, Picture Editor, NYT Now

This explains so much!  The culture of anti-intellectualism in America is fueling hateful, racist demagogues -- in politics and on TV

Donald Trump talks at a fourth-grade level. Maybe that’s why the Fox News audience loves him

This explains so much! The culture of anti-intellectualism in America is fueling hateful, racist demagogues -- in politics and on TV

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

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

Marx's Legacy Is Anti-Intellectualism | Art Carden

Marx's Legacy Is Anti-Intellectualism | Art Carden

Yeah, we have been reduced to this. Ignorance is acceptable. Disdain for real science & Mathematics and the deliberate destruction of our public school system has created a society that now ranks 10th worldwide in education!

Yeah, we have been reduced to this. Ignorance is acceptable. Disdain for real science & Mathematics and the deliberate destruction of our public school system has created a society that now ranks 10th worldwide in education!

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

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

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