Republican Ignorance and Stupidity Hit a New Low With Attacks on Neil de Grasse Tyson

The Fifth Column

Politicus USA

Ignorance is a state of being uninformed or lacking knowledge, and is often used as an insult to describe individuals who deliberately ignore or disregard facts, whereas stupidity is a lack of intelligence, understanding, reason, or sense and may be innate, assumed, or reactive. It is a sad fact in 21st Century America the world leader in technology and scientifically-based advancements is also home to a substantial number of citizens who suffer from ignorance and reactive stupidity and, tragically, are having deleterious effects on the entire population. One very intelligent and educated man took stock of this nation’s people and said, “I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge,” and that “the good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”

The intelligent man assessing the segment of America’s population deliberately…

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