from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Opposed or hostile to intellectuals or intellectual views.
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- adj. indifferent or hostile to cultural or intellectual ideas
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- n. a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
- adj. smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values
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As your nation flushes itself down the toilet Scott, it will be turds like you who scream that it was the lesbian multiculturalists wot did it - when it is the rampant stupidity and anti-intellectual screeds of people like yourself and Glen Beck that had their hand on the flush button.
Not only is Bachmann a fan of creationism and its anti-intellectual offshoot, intelligent design, she's made some outlandish claims about the pseudoscientific subject.
"I think standardized tests at the collegiate level are anti-intellectual," said Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University.
Sarah Palin couldn't even finish her term as governor of Alaska as her anti-intellectual curisoty doesn't allow for anything more than bumper sticker slogans; which is all her speech consisted of.
Her anti-intellectual stance, as well as her sophomoric understanding of reality merely make her a silly annoyance and public joke.
The only thing these guys are competent at is being pathetic, anti-intellectual and funny as all get out with their 'Teabonics' and ridiculous mis-spelled signs. crew, md
But I will fight you now as these lunatic, Palin loving, anti-intellectual, uneducated white trash bigots run the party.
Can't wait to see the signs these anti-intellectual dullards come up with: "Tea Partiers Untie!"
What can be done to promote STEM education with politicians promoting such views, with communities heartily accepting such an anti-intellectual stance?
With such a strong anti-science and anti-intellectual theme in our culture these days, is it really prudent for scientists to belittle each others work?