Creo que la mayoría de los estereotipos sobre los americanos vienen del región sur del país. El Sur tiene una cultura muy distinta y un poco raro para personas quienes no son del Sur, y por eso es fácil crear estereotipos sobre la cultura sureño.
"Teaching people to discard critical thinking and scientific knowledge in favor of ancient mythology is a recipe for society-damaging ignorance." - Yes, and why don't all religious people abandon everything science and tech have granted them? It would be terribly fun to watch as people come crawling back to the things that were "brought to you by mostly atheists, agnostics," and the like. X
I love Ricky...a bit too snarky for me sometimes, because I think people should believe in a god if that's what they need to believe in, but I've thought this very same thing all throughout my adult life.