"Is capitalism making us stupid?"

Nej, inte precis. Eller? Thoughts on the go:
"He is worried about the reenchantment of the world by “malware of the mind,” ancient viruses of religion and mysticism now ramped up in power and sped by new media. I share his concern but think it important to emphasize that on balance, capitalism and its demand for efficiency, productivity and growth is one of our strongest defenses against the irrational."