November 11, 2014
This is an edited collection of creative commons videos. My thanks and recognition of all attributes which have made the making of this documentary possible….
The term “dumbing-down” describes the deliberate diminishment of the intellectual level of the content of schooling and education, of literature and cinema, and of news and culture. The idea of and the term dumbing down originated in 1933 as slang, used by motion picture screenplay writers, to mean: “revise so as to appeal to those of little education or intelligence.”