This from “A Cult of Ignorance” by Isaac Asimov, 1980:

“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 a false notion that Democracy means ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’”

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Ka12

How about we spend a little time learning about the issues and making an informed decision based on information from sources other than cable news propaganda and Facebook.

The gardener

Although I normally disagree with you, I too feel that voters need to do their homework before voting, or not vote on issues that they have not studied. However, you doncintue to repeat your standard comments about cable news and facebook. I have never used facebook, and your fake news left wing propaganda is terribly prejudicial.

Ka12

Gardener the fake news propaganda is prevalent on both left AND right cable news (FOX is not news just as CNN is not news) However there are news sources that give the facts you just have to be willing to actually believe that not all news channels are trying to BS you. And using a little common sense helps too.

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