Quadrant Online – The Decline of Reading in an Age of Ignorance

Good analysis and critique of modern educational values and literacy:

If the twentieth century was called the Age of Anxiety, the twenty-first should be called the Age of Ignorance. To coin (or rather, purloin) a phrase, never in human history has so much knowledge been available and accessible, and yet so little curiosity or effort been expended by so many in response to it.

via Quadrant Online – The Decline of Reading in an Age of Ignorance.

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