Great Scientists on Willful Ignorance & Stupidity

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The Dumbing Down of America

"The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the enormously influential media, the 30 second sound bites (now down to 10 seconds or less), lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignorance”

- Carl Sagan

Source: The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

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