[FoRK] The fusion of anti-rationalism with anti-intellectualism - deliberate gullibility: My ignorance is just as good as your knowledge

Bill Kearney wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 27 06:00:16 PST 2015


>> Stupid people have always been able to congregate.  Being online doesn't 
>> somehow automate their ability to rise above their usual
>> level of stupidity, at least not in an actionable sort of way.

> Well accepted facts always propagated well.  Now false information can 
> spread even faster than those traditional paths.  Being online is hugely 
> different.

You missed my point... actionable.

Getting them to actually DO anything is unlikely to change just because they 
got wind of it faster. 



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