There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always 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.
People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
For those of you who are interested, here’s a Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Asimov He is one of America’s renowned Science Fiction Writers. Remember the movie “I, Robot.”?
Have a great Wednesday, folks.
Until next time…