If our worldview is threatened by more information, by closer looks and critical eyes, by the best schools and the most accomplished, forward minds, maybe our world view is a weak facade.
At a restaurant, would we want a vague menu? A “sandwich with side” will always be delicious. As marksmen, would we want less information about the target and what’s beyond it? Hold up, that’s actually mom behind a tree. As an architect or homeowner, would we hire less-experienced, less-educated builders to erect our vision? Nobody’s fooling us like that. As parents, would we send credulous children into a vast and dangerous world? Of course not, they’d be eaten by bears.
Too bad, here in New America, we gave up commonsense. In Re-Great-ed America, we beat reporters and support a fence. Here in Best America, regulators and researchers are run out of town. Here atop Trump’s America, America shines, as a clown.
Scott Ziering, Atascadero