America Is Dumb and on the Road to Getting Dumber

By CJ Werleman – America remains a scientifically ignorant nation for two reasons:

the resurgence of fundamentalist religion during the past 40 years, and

secondly, the low level of science education in American elementary and secondary schools, as well as many tertiary colleges.

The great obstacle to educational and rational enlightenment is America’s disparate educational system. The Constitution asserted no federal power over education. In other words, states are free to spend their own tax revenue as they see fit. more>

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