posted on Sep, 13 2011 @ 11:34 AM
reply to post by DGE05
Nor a genius am I....
See, in your 1st thread, I made a sweeping generalisation that "the entire US is dumbed down," and as caladonea nicely put it...not all are dumbed
down! Don't make this mistake here
What I meant to say is that given a particular state in the union you are going to find dumbed down people, but, to me, it seems that this is
happening almost everywhere at a rapid pace.
I think this dumbing down is due to TPTB (political, social, economic institutions associated), the MSM, Pop Culture, and Individuals/Families' Value,
Belief, Behavior, and Attitutde Choices in combination. If one is not careful he/she can quickly buy into it for whatever reasons: convenience,
excuse, perception, etc.
Hope more in MD chime in to see if your thesis is correct; DC area is plentiful w/employment now so I can see where you arrived at that from the
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