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Metamag's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by Metamag

USA has always had a strong anti-intellectual culture of all the developed nations.

Just take the movies for example, there is not a single country with such distinct symbolic field around the term "nerd" and how it plays out in various media and even in politics. In fact, it is very rare to even find such a recognizable term in other countries.

Consumerism as life-style and free-market fetish only exacerbated the problem.

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 02:55:51 UTC | #946491