Document Type

Blog Post

Publication Date

1-10-2016

Department

Philosophy

Abstract

“When did ignorance become a point of view?” the cartoon character Dilbert once asked. It’s a question that has become increasingly resonant these days—especially in our public life, and especially in our political campaigns in which elected officials and those who seek election seem to assume a startling level of public ignorance. Perhaps that’s smart. [excerpt]

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This blog post appears on Salon.com as "Flaunting Our Ignorance: We're Looking At You, GOP Candidates."

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