My Ignorance…

“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.’
Isaac Asimov

3 thoughts on “My Ignorance…

  1. Nif

    I feel that the “anti-intellectualism” sentiment is born from deep-seated insecurities. People let themselves feel stupid, or do not pro-actively address a speaker when they need him/her to re-word an idea or clarify their coloquialisms. There is absolutely nothing stupid about that, of course, but people are so fragile and broken anyways…Might I just interject about intellectualism? I find that lately it has led me to be strangely at polar opposites within myself, as far as separation of body and mind: Oddly withdrawn into my thoughts, but somehow stagnantly sedentary and further from myself than I have ever been…

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