Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America – PsyToday #c2st #neuroscience #graphicmed15

Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America | Psychology Today

Source – Dylan Roof Facebook

“In a country where a sitting congressman told a crowd that evolution and the Big Bang are “lies straight from the pit of hell,” (link is external) where the chairman of a Senate environmental panel brought a snowball (link is external) into the chamber as evidence that climate change is a hoax, where almost one in three citizens can’t name the vice president (link is external), it is beyond dispute that critical thinking has been abandoned as a cultural value. Our failure as a society to connect the dots, to see that such anti-intellectualism comes with a huge price, could eventually be our downfall.”  – Anti-intellectualism Is Killing America | Psychology Today.

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