We as a country, we as consumers, we as the most powerful civilization on earth -- all the things we are.
This was touched off as I was reading an online exchange between two obviously tech savvy and accomplished people. One described a mutual acquaintance as "more stupider" than another.
Besides the tasty irony of this, it`s just the latest mote in a thickening cloud of evidence that we may be turning into a nation of illiterates, one where communications skills take back row to passive information gathering, instant processing and a complete lack of interest in, or disregard for, anything that demands more than a few seconds of our time and attention.
So much of what we`re offered, and consume, seems to just scratch the surface of shallowness.
Are it because there ain`t no more nucular fambly, kwality pubic educashun, and no roll modles, exetra?