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Is America an Idiocracy?

eddie again Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 1:30 PM
how can our current situation be reversed? must we let the barbarians overwhelm our society before its members begin to take life seriously?
America is Over Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 5:15 PM
Once he legalizes the illegal aliens, they will always out-vote us.

America is over.

In 1951, Ray Bradbury published Fahrenheit 451, a futuristic novel in which books are burned, and the citizenry occupies itself by watching hours of TV on wall-to-wall sets. Contrary to popular belief, Bradbury says Fahrenheit 451 wasn’t about censorship or McCarthyism. It was about how TV undermines interest in reading and learning.

In 2006, Mike Judge released the film Idiocracy, in which the main character, Joe Bauers, undergoes a suspended-animation experiment and wakes up in the year 2505. He’s unable to communicate, because “the English language had deteriorated into a hybrid of hillbilly, valley girl, inner-city slang and various grunts.” The...