- sheer ignorance: Ignorance of critical facts about important events in the news, and ignorance of how our government functions and who's in charge.
- negligence: The disinclination to seek reliable sources of information about important news events.
- wooden-headedness: The inclination to believe what we want to believe regardless of the facts.
- shortsightedness: The support of public policies that are mutually contradictory, or contrary to the country's long-term interests.
- bone-headedness: The susceptibility to meaningless phrases, stereotypes, irrational biases, and simplistic diagnoses and solutions that play on our hopes and fears.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Five kinds of stupid
Collect the whole set:
Posted by Alna Dem at 8:29 AM