We are all a bit guilty
More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we do?
04.01.17 12:01 AM ET
“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’”