The Pandemic of False Knowledge — Frontpage Mag

When I wrote Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge twenty years ago, I focused on the bad ideas underlying many of our social, cultural, and political dysfunctions. I was particularly concerned with the universities, where most of these ideas had been born and nurtured. Though aware of the larger malign effects of the intellectual and political corruption of higher education, I never imagined that the “higher nonsense,” as one critic called it, produced in universities would so pervasively infect the larger culture and lead to policies, politics, and cultural mores so absurdly irrational.

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. When I wrote Plagues of the Mind: The New Epidemic of False Knowledge… 1,517 more words

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