In 2006, Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, and Terry Crews made an American satirical science fiction comedy, directed by Mike Judge called Idiocracy.
The plot? Luke Wilson takes part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years in the future only to realise that world has gone to STUPID.
Advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant and dysgenic pressure has resulted in a uniformly unthinking society devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and human rights.
How’d it get there?
Well… what do you think? Are we heading into the ‘Age of Stupid’?
And my personal favourite…