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.... https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wired-success/201407/anti-intellectualism-and-the-dumbing-down-america

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.... https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/wired-success/201407/anti-intellectualism-and-the-dumbing-down-america

Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America | Psychology Today

Anti-Intellectualism and the "Dumbing Down" of America | Psychology Today

Draining the swamp — of brainpower: Trump’s corrupt administration is fueled by anti-intellectualism – Salon.com

Draining the swamp — of brainpower: Trump’s corrupt administration is fueled by anti-intellectualism – Salon.com

This explains so much!  The culture of anti-intellectualism in America is fueling hateful, racist demagogues -- in politics and on TV

Donald Trump talks at a fourth-grade level. Maybe that’s why the Fox News audience loves him

This explains so much! The culture of anti-intellectualism in America is fueling hateful, racist demagogues -- in politics and on TV

Anti-Intellect contrast by Political cartoonist Thomas Nast - Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible.

Anti-Intellect contrast by Political cartoonist Thomas Nast - Anti-intellectualism is hostility towards and mistrust of intellect, intellectuals, and intellectual pursuits, usually expressed as the derision of education, philosophy, literature, art, and science, as impractical and contemptible.

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

The cult of ignorance in the United States: Anti-intellectualism and the "dumbing down" of America -- Society's Child -- Sott.net

Gratitude Quotation by Cherie Roe Dirksen — click on picture to get your gratitude dry-erase fridge board  and remind yourself every day of what you have to be thankful for!

Gratitude Quotation by Cherie Roe Dirksen — click on picture to get your gratitude dry-erase fridge board and remind yourself every day of what you have to be thankful for!

Anti-intellectualism. When others dislike the questions & truths that thinkers say.

Anti-intellectualism. When others dislike the questions & truths that thinkers say.

"I am passionate about everything in my life-first and foremost, passionate about ideas. And that's a dangerous person to be in this society, not just because I'm a woman, but because it's such a fundamentally anti-intellectual, anti-critical thinking society." #BellHooks

"I am passionate about everything in my life-first and foremost, passionate about ideas. And that's a dangerous person to be in this society, not just because I'm a woman, but because it's such a fundamentally anti-intellectual, anti-critical thinking society." #BellHooks

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US Patricia Williams The rise in academic book bannings and firings is compounded by the US's growing disregard for scholarship itself   • Political correctness really works! Sorry, conservatives, but science just said so  • Texas school bans seven 'obscene' books in banned books week

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US

Anti-intellectualism is taking over the US Patricia Williams The rise in academic book bannings and firings is compounded by the US's growing disregard for scholarship itself • Political correctness really works! Sorry, conservatives, but science just said so • Texas school bans seven 'obscene' books in banned books week

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