Eric Griggs you’re most likely correct. I do like the ability to block, once I’ve realized there is no point in talking to the proverbial brick wall.
Reminds me of the Charles Bukowski quote, “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”
I agree with what Joao said in a further comment, at this point in time, ignorance is a choice. There are too many ways, mostly free, to educate yourself to remain that way.
Technology is fantastic, when used well. Then there are the videos of consumption of tide pods, snorting condoms, and smarties. Oh well, survival of the fittest at its finest I suppose.