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    The Great Unlearning

    The Great Unlearning

    Bill Whittle explains how America became so stupid.

    In the newest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle examines the dumbing-down of American society with an eye to the causes, effects and possible solutions.

    Whittle opens by noting that conspiracy theories about the moon landing and 9/11 have become mainstream. He goes on to explain the difference between ignorance and a lack of education.

    One of the points Whittle makes, truly jumps out. He talks about a photo of Steven Spielberg on the set of Jurassic Park next to a dinosaur which went viral after the Cecil the Lion story.

    Some people actually believed Steven Spielberg killed a Triceratops.

    Watch the whole thing below:

    Surely, there aren’t people in this day and age who think the moon landing was a hoax, right?

    Wrong.

    In July, Buzz Aldrin celebrated the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on Twitter.

    Look at these two responses:

    Bill Whittle is right. We have a lot of work to do.

    Featured image via YouTube.

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    Henry Hawkins | August 17, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    Correction: “There is a bounty ON curiosity, exploration…. “


     
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    devan95 | August 17, 2015 at 8:06 pm

    Want to see a movie of modern America? Watch “Idiocracy.”


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