2021 - Victor Davis Hanson: "An ungracious and neurotic elite whose judgment is bankrupt threatens to drag us to the depths of unreason".
2017 - Fantasyland (How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History): "What's happening in our country today - this strange, post-factual, "fake news" moment - is the ultimate expression of our national character,..."
2006 - Idiocracy: "Private Joe Bauers is selected for a top-secret hibernation program. He awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society incredibly dumbed down..."
2005 - The Age Of Unreason: "Loss of authority led to an uncritical acceptance of banal, morally illiterate lifestyle gurus, psychics and astrologers"
2005 - How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World (A Short History of Modern Delusions): "What characterizes our era? Cults, quacks, gurus, irrational panics, moral confusion and an epidemic of mumbo-jumbo, that's what. There has been a pervasive erosion of Enlightenment values, which have been displaced by nonsense. And no country has a more vivid parade of the bogus than the one founded to embody Enlightenment values: the USA."
2004 - Idiot Proof (A Short History Of Modern Delusions): "What colonized the space vacated by history, progress and reason? An epidemic of idiocy, the proof of which was to be found in every state, every work-place, and every library."