Universal education produced unprecedented levels of literacy, but electronic entertainment and media undermined the ability of literacy to create informed citizens; by 2020, it was fair to say that never in modern history had a more educated people rejected science and rationalism in such numbers.
Tom Nichols: „A Century of Change“ (to be published) Quelle
4 Kommentare zu „Paradoxien der Gegenwart I“
I know enough intelligent people who basically reject science. Would it help to explain in detail the achievements of these sciences such as „Einstein and GPS“?
When people believe that facts are lies and lies are facts humanity will move in circles or start moving backwards. (#flatEarthers!!)
@k&g: Drop your New Age-Buddies!
@Nicola: It’s most fascinating that Trump’s means of manipulation are more or less identical to Stalin’s. Soviet writers in the 1960s knew that of course, as you can see in this Weltsicht article: https://wp.me/p1MYy1-79I