A Cult of Ignorance - Isaac Asimov

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There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."

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typefacial 2 years, 1 month ago
It's not a false notion. Informed ballots and the ignorant ballots have identical worth; it is a flaw at the foundation of full-citizen democracies.
keyboarded 2 years, 8 months ago
If you down vote this, you are the ignorant...

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