Ignorance Is Bliss?
How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don’t know what’s going on?
How can the United States preserve principles of democracy if its citizens don’t have a clue what is going on in the world?
How can Americans expect our government to function properly if our legislators and politicians aren’t informed?
Widespread ignorance of objective reality poses a genuine threat to democracy.
Check out this exceptionally well-written and researched article from www.alternet.org!