Lady Liberty on top of the Capitol Dome in Washington DC

Concerning the stupidity of towers and the wisdom of Americans

[A friend recommended an article in the Atlantic titled “Why the past 10 years of American Life have been uniquely stupid — It’s not just a phase.” Comparisons are drawn between the Tower of Babel and towering institutions today. It got me thinking and here is where my understanding of democracy and civic discourse differs from that of the author. Quotes are from the article.]

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