There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The stream of anti-intellectualism has been a constant threat winding it’s way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is as good as your knowledge”.
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what’s right.
Any book worth burning is a book worth reading.
Creationists make it sound as though a “theory” is something you dreamed up after being drunk all night.