Ignorance and Courage in the Age of Lady Gaga

Bageant, Joe

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  10/12/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16213

It can be safely said that cultural ignorance consists of the rational, sensible questions that never get asked. But it also includes the weird ones that are. For instance, one of the questions asked regarding tasering school kids is: What is the allowable weight range of a child to be tased? (Taser manufacturers say 60 pounds.) Somehow, by this geezer’s prehistoric reasoning, that sounds like the wrong question.

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