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www.alternet.org/belief/are-americans-too-stupid-democracy

Mar 19, 2013 ... How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don't know what's going on? In 2011, Newsweek asked 1000 Americans to take the ...

www.quora.com/Are-Americans-too-stupid-for-Democracy

I really appreciate Joel V Benjamin's answer, because it provides what I consider to be the absolute opposite end of the same answer that I'm going to provide.

www.aei.org/publication/are-americans-too-dumb-for-democracy

Jun 9, 2012 ... But some advocates of the “too dumb for democracy” thesis have taken ... doesn't it seem rather self-evident that stupid people will invariably ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2108345/Are-Americans-dumb-democracy-Scientists-claim-voters-lack-sophistication-recognize-good-ideas.html

Feb 29, 2012 ... A study from Cornell suggests many ideas of a modern democracy are ... intelligent to realise how stupid you are - and David Dunning, who I ...

www.hoover.org/research/are-we-smart-enough-democracy

Feb 4, 2015 ... ... remarks he had made about the “stupidity of the American voter,” as ... of giving the people too much direct power, but in the end they allowed ...

www.debate.org/opinions/are-americans-too-stupid-for-democracy

Yes, too stupid. We think we have one, we keep voting Democrat or Republican , we allow a private banking system to control the money, the people allow ...

foreignpolicy.com/2016/11/10/the-dance-of-the-dunces-trump-clinton-election-republican-democrat

Nov 10, 2016 ... Human Rights Expert to U.N. Chief: It's Not Too Late to Say … ..... Democracy is supposed to enact the will of the people. ... It's not that people are stupid. ... In fact , average Americans have completed more schooling now than ...

lastresistance.com/are-americans-too-stupid-for-democracy-to-work

Jan 4, 2016 ... A new study out of Cornell University indicates that Americans are too stupid for democracy to work: The research, led by David Dunning, ...

blog.sfgate.com/politics/2012/03/09/scientists-say-america-is-too-dumb-for-democracy-to-thrive

Mar 9, 2012 ... The United States may be a republic, but it's democracy that Americans cherish. ... In other words, stupid people are too stupid to know how stupid they are. ... It would appear then that democracy dooms us to mediocrity and ...

www.sciencerecorder.com/news/2013/03/11/cornell-study-says-americans-too-stupid-for-democracy-to-thrive

Mar 11, 2013 ... Voters may be too dumb for democracy to thrive, according to psychologists at Cornell University. LiveScience notes that democracy is often ...