Deadly Delusions, Part 4: Smart Idiots
Education, Conservatism, Delusions, Climate change denial
The more educated right wingers are, the more likely they are to reject science when it conflicts with their beliefs. This type of denial is called the “smart idiot” effect and it has deadly consequences.
“Deadly Delusions, Issue 4: Smart Idiots.” Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture. 2015. http://tundra.csd.sc.edu/itineration/dd4
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