I blame the Department of Education. They should implement critical thinking in kindergarten.
Seriously- education lowers defense mechanisms and analytical thinking trumps emotions. Americans can *learn* the art of diplomatic dialogue. Words have power - violence does not.
We have Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Georgetown...yet we’re the dumbest country on earth.
Education definitely play a roll.
Its likely they deliberately designed it that way to create a nation of obiedent workers that do as they are told.
If we have a population of critically thinking, factually informed citizens, than "world leaders" would be the ones getting bossed around.
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