Off the Deep End
Yeah. My students are ignorant. They think Wikianything is a reliable intellectual source. And they reproduce themselves as equally ignorant adults. But you know what? This was true long before the Internet allowed them to find creative ways of goofing off in class with laptops. Americans are ignorant and proud of it. Richard Hofstadter documented the phenomenon in his book on anti-intellectualism in America. It's the culture, of which the Internet is a part. And only partly a cause. Entertaining rant. But that's all.