Now we're up to "many"?

I think there are people who have idiotic ideas. There are also many people who are dumb about certain things. (I couldn't figure out college chem for anything.) But to paint a broad brush that "many" Americans are stupid is simply ridiculous.
Originally Posted by mrspoppers
Maybe not in your world. Many does not equal most. You're fortunate you're not around many 'stupid' people.
Originally Posted by Josephine
No, I would say I am fortunate that I learned at a young age to accept people for what they are and not call them "stupid" when there could be other issues going on. Poverty, homelessness, language barriers and cultural differences all contribute to what elitists call stupidity. Yes, elitists.
Originally Posted by mrspoppers
I agree with you that there is a lot of ignorance and I don't blame people for that and not elitist about it at all (I grew up around many people like that including my own family and myself included). But there are many that even after given the information and best living conditions/opportunities are just dumb.