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The ugly delusions of the educated conservative


Evidence hints at the existence of what the author of this compelling article calls “smart idiots”. The term refers to the fact that politically sophisticated or well-educated people are often more biased and hesitant to accept scientific consensus than their less educated peers – given, and here’s the catch, they are conservatives.

Published in Weekly Filet #60