Mooney says that from climate change to evolution, the rejection of mainstream science among Republicans is growing. So is denial of expert consensus on the economy, American history, foreign policy, and much more. He writes that the political parties reflect personality traits and psychological needs. Republicans are wedded to certainty, Democrats to novelty and that this is the root of our divide over reality.
Source: Q&A: Chris Mooney - The Republican Brain
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Why bother with history? Why everyone hates high school history textbooks. How history textbooks turns real people into cardboard heroes by James Loewen.
Source: Lies My Teacher Told Me
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