We Are Getting Dumber!

I am not being facetious. I quote “……….it could be argued that humanity is on course to become collectively less smart.

I personally have been feeling that I am less smart than most of the people that I either meet personally or react with online like in Facebook, WhatsApp, the blog world etc. I was under the impression that the reason for this could be that I am now a has been whereas most of the people that I meet are younger, some young enough to be my grand children.

I am however relieved that it is not due to my being an old reprobate that I feel less smart. This article clearly states that the reason lies elsewhere.

What do you think?