Propaganda works. no matter how much elephants are in the room, they have the perfect camouflage. That the average american switches between goldfish-level memory and oh-shiny state of attention helps a lot too. Probably they give more attention to celebrities dumping cold water on themselves than worrying about… » 8/28/14 7:17pm 8/28/14 7:17pm

It starts with the assumption that most intelligence is inherited. But a lot of factors for it are more cultural than genetic. And is culture (in particular, politics/corporate driven culture, you need dumb enough voters/buyers to keep voting/buying you) what is dumbing us down, not genetic. And that culture is… » 7/30/14 8:06am 7/30/14 8:06am