What the article fails to address (and would be termed a conspiracy theory) is that "dumbing down" is a deliberate act to enhance control. The constant blaring of hasbara has indeed achieved that in spades, and the average American is more likely to bend towards Islamophobia based on the constant media barrage. You could also be forgiven for your views on white American males, LGBT - specially the "T", and a host of other "media-suggested" ideas.
This is is how cultures change and populations are controlled without overt subjugation.
How can a lying war criminal in Israel's pocket continue to run for office? I was watching "Gotham" on Netflix and it reminded me of how dark and corrupt we have become as a nation - and no Batman in sight to rescue us either.
Maybe a comet strike on planet Earth wouldn't be such a bad thing right about now.
Most standardized IQ tests are geared towards pattern recognition. They also tend to have a cultural bias that makes them less suitable for immigrants to our lands from other cultures. IQ is a measurement of one's ability to learn but pays no heed to accumulated learning, or wisdom. Perhaps, this is why the so-called high IQ personalities in our society fail to look at history and repeat the mistakes of yesterday.
If I were a billionaire, that is exactly what I would do after buying a major media outlet - preferably a TV network. A large part of the problem is that almost all the billionaires are ziocons. I had hopes that Bill Gates might have been different - but no such luck.
If you do, make sure to provide us a link to the fireworks as some of us no longer visit that site.
Thanks for the high praise, Olivia & Bintiba. Greatly appreciated.
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