Well, we can call it dumbing down, but it’s more a sense of being anti-elite. Somehow, it’s just not good to be “intellectual” anymore. I make no great claim to it, but I do love to learn.
There is THIS READ.
After you read that, WATCH THIS. (Warning, some strong language in this one.)
Why do we shy away from the discovery we can gain from using our intellect? Jesus isn’t afraid of our brains. He made them. Just don’t make the brain your god.