Knowledge about physics is at Stone Age level

Prof. Richard Lindzen, Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Physics (at MIT), has made a very fitting remark describing our dilemma:

Go into the anteroom of an opera house, a theater, or wherever you are having a cultivated conversation. Then ask who knows the 2nd law of thermodynamics. For those educated in the humanities this is the equivalent when someone asks them whether they have read this or that of Shakespeare. Those who think they are educated know at least their Shakespeare. When asked about physics, hardly anyone knows the answer, even worse, most people don’t even think it worthwhile to know. Continue reading Knowledge about physics is at Stone Age level