Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 for 4 weeks.
News Opinion

Conservatives and science: Education is no match for willful ignorance

The article "Conservatives confidence in science declines" (March 30) describes how better educated conservatives' confidence in science and in the reality of climate change has declined precipitously in recent years. This confirms what I have long maintained, that education by itself is no assurance of intelligence or knowledge. I guess we now need a new category — the stupid educated class.

Jack Kinstlinger, Baltimore

Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Holding one's breath, GOP style
    Holding one's breath, GOP style

    Last month, the Obama administration announced tougher Clean Air Act rules intended to reduce ground-level ozone, the chief component of the smog that plagues the Baltimore-Washington area and much of the nation. With at least half the pollution blowing into Maryland from the burning of...

  • Protecting Alaskan wilderness
    Protecting Alaskan wilderness

    Based on the reactions of Alaska Republicans, one might think that President Barack Obama had decided to unilaterally ban guns and snowmobiles from the 49th state instead of merely proposing to upgrade the protected status for certain federally-owned land from "national wildlife refuge" to...

Comments
Loading