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Whadda You Know

by The Urban Blabbermouth
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Anti-intellectualism is now front and center thanks to the sentiments expressed by Donald Trump.

Many intellectuals have theorized on the causes of anti-intellectualism. First, the intellectuals are Know-It-Alls. They think that they know what is good for everybody and of course, are hardly reluctant to tell us all about it. Second, intellectuals look down and dismiss anyone who doesn't have their degrees. Third, Intellectuals have no common sense. They are so full of useless knowledge and have no idea how to live in this world.

Well, working people are not stupid. Perhaps we have not had the opportunity to develop our intelligence but that is not the same as stupid. We know how to make a living, supporting our families and our churches. We know how to be the best at our jobs and some of those jobs keep the world running. Best of all, we know how to raise good children.

Hidden behind the anti-intellectualism is a fear that knowledge is power is true. We …