Asimov on Ignorance
Aaron Diaz of Dresden Codak posted this depressing but – in my opinion – entirely true quote from Isaac Asimov:
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”
I feel like this is incredibly relevant in today’s political climate.
Fitting that I read this right after I read about an ad attacking Elizabeth Warren by using the word “Professor” as if it were a slur.