This depressing set of statistics that has left me a bit dumbfounded. Can it really be possible, I mean, how can huge numbers of people on this planet be stuck in a kind of mental time warp, where they insist on uninformed thinking patterns that already looked silly 300 years ago?
With all the information people have at their disposal in the 21st century, how can this result be possible? And what does this hierarchy of shame tell us? Are we to assume that education is seriously lacking in the countries at the bottom of the list? Or are we to assume that the humans in those countries possess lower intelligence? • • •
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