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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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Last comment by timeontarget 3 months ago
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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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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The taste for that may be waning


This weekend The last movie in the Hunger games quasi trilogy opened to low numbers in the United States. The movie is now on track to have the lowest turnout of all four movies. Yes it is a trilogy and I typed four. Why did I type four? Well because the movie was Part 2 to the third of the trilogy. This is the first problem with this movie. Now, the apologists to the Lions ...

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Nina Simone's Forbiden Fruit


I hope I am not being too irreverent in copying this and posting it on the Courier's blog site.
This addresses a subject of a recent blog posted by cedricrice.
When I read the blog I could not help but think of this song which I first heard about 1964 0r 65.
I especially do not wish to offend cedricrice.

However I have always subscribed to the notion that ...

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