"If the ills of modernity are intensifying, conservatives know why. They rarely mention hyperconsumerism or advertising or a rigidifying class structure—the byproducts of advanced capitalism. Rather, they dwell on the presumably corrosive ideas of the educated, especially the professoriate."

b_b: Ah, if there were any doubt check out the Texas Republican Party Platform--one of the planks of which is the opposition to critical thinking skills, because they teach students to "challenge fixed beliefs".

posted by GalacticaActual: 2588 days ago