Bram J wrote:
Here's a true story:
I once met a young American women from up north who was about to go to college.
She didn't knew who Stalin was.
again not purely Americans
ask most kids in Britian today about history and their memory only goes back as far as the iphone 3
as them back even further and it will not be uncommon to hear...how would I know I wasn't even born then
it would seem to me that no matter where you go in the "civilized world" that despite such things as smart phones that people have generally become dumber confusing a google search/wikipedia as thier own intelligence rather then earned and understood intelligence
America maybe the most visible due to the size of the country and the saying..only in America...but having travelled over some time in the states, Europe some of Asia and then back to Britian (and I don't mean a two week Thompson holiday) I can assure you that most countries have their dumb people and it's certainly not limited to one country