And then I felt chills in my bones,
The breath I saw was not my own.
I knew my skin that wrapped my frame
Wasn't made to play this game
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge’Isaac Asimov