"Americans today are the dumbest human beings since our ancestors crawled down from the trees to have a look around to see what they could steal."
Chronicles (which is not online) outlined the disastrous result of our current education system where feelings are more important than facts and cooperative learning is more important than getting the correct answer. Rachel Jeantel illustrates his point with her statement that, "Well, the jury, they see their facts. My thought of the jury, they old, that's old-school people. We in a new school, our generation, my generation."
And that, friends, is the problem. The "new school" is more focused on raising sheep for the elite government bosses to herd than in educating critical thinkers who may actually stand up to them and kick them across the field into the ditch.