Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Novak, Matt (2014-07-24), Idiocracy Is a Cruel Movie and You Should Be Ashamed For Liking It, Retrieved on 2016-03-01
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    01 MAR 2016

     "Idiocracy" is a Problematic Anti-Poor Film

    Unlike other films that satirize the media and the soul-crushing consequences of sensationalized entertainment (my personal favorite being 1951's Ace in the Hole), Idiocracy lays the blame at the feet of an undeserved target (the poor) while implicitly advocating a terrible solution (eugenics). The movie’s underlying premise is a fundamentally dangerous and backwards way to understand the world. The origin story for Idiocracy’s future world of half-wits is that uneducated people in the e...
    Folksonomies: intelligence criticism
    Folksonomies: intelligence criticism
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