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Future Of America As A Superpower

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The future of America as a superpower depends on educated people who can develop political, financial, and military strategies to keep the country strong. Fridman questions how a country where parents are ashamed of children who choose intellectual activities over sports and social events can maintain its world-class status. Indeed, it seems that soon football players will control the government and the academic will be spurned and forgotten. The intellectuals and academics are ostracized for their desire for education and information and compared to an outcast street performer through the term ‘geek’. Fridman develops his argument for the return of respect for those who desire knowledge through real-world examples, and thought-provoking
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