Anti intellectualism - someone's ignorance is just as good as someone's knowledge

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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

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

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the “dumbing down” of America Ray Williams psychologytoday.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:57 UTC   There is a growing and d…

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the “dumbing down” of America

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the “dumbing down” of America Ray Williams psychologytoday.com Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:57 UTC There is a growing and d…

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US Patricia Williams The rise in academic book bannings and firings is compounded by the US's growing disregard for scholarship itself   • Political correctness really works! Sorry, conservatives, but science just said so  • Texas school bans seven 'obscene' books in banned books week

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US Patricia Williams The rise in academic book bannings and firings is compounded by the US's growing disregard for scholarship itself • Political correctness really works! Sorry, conservatives, but science just said so • Texas school bans seven 'obscene' books in banned books week

Wikipedia.org/ Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible. Alternatively, self-described intellectuals who are alleged to fail to adhere to rigorous standards of scholarship may be described as anti-intellectuals although pseudo-intellectualism is a more commonly, and perhaps more accurately

Wikipedia.org/ Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible. Alternatively, self-described intellectuals who are alleged to fail to adhere to rigorous standards of scholarship may be described as anti-intellectuals although pseudo-intellectualism is a more commonly, and perhaps more accurately

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