Posts Tagged: education in America


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Dec 17

‘An Alarming Number Of People Think “The Martian” Is A True Story’

Buzzfeed reported that large number sof people believe that the movie about an astronaut trapped on Mars is a true story.

I shake my fist at the vast abyss, like fifty grand canyons cut into the landscape of knowledge in our country…I shout damn you, damn you, and my voice comes echoing back to me…I shake my fist at ignoramuses who’re squandering their minds on their cellphones and ESPN and who are voting against money for libraries…and for more money for coliseums where brain damage is regularly manufactured…I shake my fist at the dearth of science education…I shake my fist, then I bow my head and shuffle back into my house, so discouraged I dont’ have the strength to slam the door…