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Cult of Ignorance in United States


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

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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.
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Bruce and the E Street Band


John Lennon, after the Beatles broke up and while he was in New York, was quoted as saying that he "had seen the Future of Rock and Roll" after attending a Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band concert. Someday soon, if it hasn't happened already someone will say or write: "I saw Rock and Roll's past tonight and its name was Bruce Springsteen." In some ways that would be a fair statement. There is NO ...

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Trump the businessman speaks about our debt.


Trump wants to help U.S. businesses by lifting slew of regulations:

CNBC Reuters
May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined economic policy initiatives on Thursday that he would pursue if elected to the White House in November, including refinancing longer-term U.S. debt, lowering taxes and scrapping a slew of federal regulations.

The Manhattan real estate mogul said his aim would ...

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Prince


We all have our Rock and Roll heroes. As some of you know, mine is The Boss, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Bruce, a Baby Boomer like myself, is still churning out the magic and is alive and well. However, we just lost a great Rock artist and fellow Boomer Prince, 1958-2016. We have yet, as of this writing, failed to learn the reasons for his untimely death but unlike many in the ...

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Black and White


Black and White
Under age 60? You won't understand.)

You could hardly see for all the snow,Spread the rabbit ears as far as they go.

'Good Night, David.
Good Night, Chet.'

My Mom used to cut chicken, chop eggs and spread mayo on the same cutting board with the same knife and no bleach, but we didn't seem to get food poisoning.

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