I Am Tired of Anti-intellectuals

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    Some Of The Funnest Times On The Ep

    This is a copy of an answer I gave to a question today. I knew there had to be at least one person in the EP who finds the anti-intellectual nature of current times to be annoying.Question:  "Have you ever been attacked on EP for your views?"Yes.  Those are some of the funnest...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 26, 2012

    You do not have to be highly educated to be an

    'intellectual'. You just have to be curious and willing to discriminate issues. There is a massive trend of 'Anti Itellectualism' that is doing enormous damage to this country. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/our-humanity-naturally/201506/anti-intellectualism-is-killing...
    babazon babazon
    36-40, M
    Jul 22, 2015

    Adding to the list: most of my relatives,

    most radio stations, etc.
    twelves twelves
    22-25
    Dec 11, 2014

    I'm Not Talking About People Who Happen Not to Know Something I Do

    There's a world of stuff *I* don't know, and I don't have any trouble  with people not knowing the same things I do. But it grates on me when someone calls me out for throwing big words around when I say something like "substantiate" or "civil", for...
    humdinger humdinger
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Sep 2, 2007
    twelves twelves
    22-25
    Dec 8, 2014

    The Next Time Someone Tells Me I'm " Too Smart"... Or To " Stop Intellectualising "

    I shall beat them over their understimulated craniums with my extensive library -and- DVD collection....When did being erudite and aloof classify as a defect in a person? WHEN?
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid
    36-40
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2013
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