Why Smart People Are Stupid

What convinces masses are not facts, and not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the system of which they are presumably part. –          Hannah Arendt Why is it that when you offer facts, even the most intelligent will look at you with a blank stare…. John Waters wrote a piece on Substack, Covid Totalitarianism: The Deification of Error.  In it, he examines the work of Belgian psychologist Dr. Mattias Desmet, who, as he describes, “may be the most articulate voice on the most clear and present danger facing us: the mob-baiting now being pursued by formerly democratic governments.”  Desmet is a professor … Continue reading →

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