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WATCH: Americans favor war with North Korea, but cannot locate it on a map

A reporter from the Jimmy Kimmel Live talk show went to Hollywood Boulevard to ask the man and woman on the street where North Korea is.

None of the individuals interviewed could locate North Korea while some of the gussies were as wildly inaccurate as to locate North Korea in Canada, Oman, Kazakhstan, Argentina, Iran, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Vietnam and Pakistan.

Notice that unlike some western maps, Russia is correctly listed as an Asian country. 

Now watch Americans being clueless about a country their President is threatening to reduce to flame.

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VeeNarian (Yerevan)
VeeNarian (Yerevan)
August 9, 2017

Same old ignorant Yanks!

permopin
permopin
August 9, 2017

And I suppose that is only the educated ones, like Waters.

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
Reply to  permopin
August 9, 2017

That’s very funny. Hey, at least she knew Putin’s Russia “annexed” Korea !

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Marc Leif
August 10, 2017

And recently she qualified Putin as Vice President of the United States! LOL
Alzheimer disease rule the American politics.

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 10, 2017

Funny again. Forgot about that piece of brilliance.

permopin
permopin
Reply to  Marc Leif
August 10, 2017

Russia left E Germany long ago, but Walter & Co have plans for Crimea.

thnkfryrslf
thnkfryrslf
August 9, 2017

Many of them seem to think it’s okay to go to war with a country they can’t even find on a map! The biggest threat to the world is driven by American anti-intellectualism.

Simon
Simon
August 9, 2017

Which is funny because the North Koreans seem to have a very good understanding of the location of Guam…or Seattle or LA etc.

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Simon
August 9, 2017

If you make a survey, I bet that an overwhelming majority in US don’t know where Guam is.

Mike from Ramsbottom
Mike from Ramsbottom
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 9, 2017

I believe that sadly, most of the sailors on the US ships which dock in Guam don’t know whereabouts in the world they are, either.

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
Reply to  Mike from Ramsbottom
August 9, 2017

That’s probably quite true.

Bryan
Bryan
Reply to  Mike from Ramsbottom
August 11, 2017

It is true, I went to Guam when I was in the USN serving the corporate oligarchy and I know I couldn’t point to it on an unlabeled map back then. Now that I’ve woken up, I can identify where most countries are.

Rick Rockwell
Rick Rockwell
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 11, 2017

I’d bet lots of them don’t know where Seattle or LA is either.

Vera Gottlieb
Vera Gottlieb
Reply to  Simon
August 9, 2017

It is all a matter of education…

Mike
Mike
Reply to  Simon
August 10, 2017

Arh no, their military would, I suspect you ask everyday people on the street as they did here in US, then I doubt they would know. SO a bit of a stupid statement to make.

ExtremeMiddleOfTheRoader
ExtremeMiddleOfTheRoader
Reply to  Simon
August 11, 2017

> …the location of Guam…or Seattle or LA etc.
Seattle I understand, but I don’t recall the ‘Dear Leader’ having any interest in Louisiana.

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
August 9, 2017

Same thing happened in 2003. While approving the war on Iraq, 75% of Americans could not locate the country on a map.
Same thing happened in 2014. 87% of Americans couldn’t locate Ukraine on a world map.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2014/04/07/the-less-americans-know-about-ukraines-location-the-more-they-want-u-s-to-intervene/?utm_term=.aa3aada704d5

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
August 9, 2017

Where is North Korea? Here are guesses from 1,746 American adults: 64% couldn’t locate it on a map. The dots indicate their response:comment image

Shahna
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 9, 2017

I see your map leaves out all those who think NK is in the US or Canada!
Which that interview showed – there are a few.

Bryan
Bryan
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 11, 2017

From the results, they can’t even identify north and south. Why would anyone pick the southern portion of anywhere?

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
August 9, 2017

Most Americans couldn’t find the US on a map. Imagine if they would have shown different planets —

Shahna
Reply to  Gonzogal
August 10, 2017

From the second link:

actual courses that have been taught at U.S. universities in recent years…
-“What If Harry Potter Is Real?”
-“Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame”
-“Philosophy And Star Trek”
-“Learning From YouTube”
-“How To Watch Television”

BWAHAHAHA HAHAHA HAHAAH!
Sheesh – and they think they SHOULD rule the world!

Gonzogal
Gonzogal
Reply to  Shahna
August 10, 2017

Isnt it full-blown CRAZY!? And yet they are taught and BELIEVE that they are the “Exceptional” Nation….exceptionally stupid covers it!

santiago
santiago
Reply to  Gonzogal
August 10, 2017

Surreal for me, have to convince myself that is real.

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Shahna
August 10, 2017

What else could you expect from a less than 300-year-old country, with no history, no culture and not even a language of its own? Where a 110-year trinket is considered “antique”? So they study Gaga at University, but 80% cannot speak a second language.

Gonzogal
Gonzogal
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 10, 2017

They cant even speak English correctly much less a second language!

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Gonzogal
August 10, 2017

English is my fourth 🙂

Avramijevdan
Avramijevdan
August 9, 2017

It would be better if they wouldn’t know who alt right retards or left libtards are. And it would be much, much better if they would not fall for either Hitlery or Mr. Dumb. But these were just some girls so who cares. How about “serious” people being alt retards who are trying to sell to the rest of the world “we can change” story. How do they plan to do it? They invented the new name (alt retard) that’s how and they brought new President Mr. Dumb who will see it trough. After his term words retard and dumb… Read more »

Gonzogal
Gonzogal
August 9, 2017

my2Cents
my2Cents
Reply to  Gonzogal
August 10, 2017

Great video thanks!!

HerrinSchadenfreude
HerrinSchadenfreude
Reply to  Gonzogal
August 11, 2017

I miss this show terribly.

Shahna
August 9, 2017

“I have absolutely no idea where it is but hey – YEAH – let’s go BOMB it!”
That’s phücking Yanks for you!

You guys seen this one:
fort-russ.com/2017/08/refugees-leave-surroundings-of-palmyra.html

Vera Gottlieb
Vera Gottlieb
August 9, 2017

And their own country most probably either.

Mike
Mike
August 10, 2017

And there you have it….no need to say anymore.

US soldiers are pussies
US soldiers are pussies
August 10, 2017

Americans are retards.

Mike Doverskog
Mike Doverskog
Reply to  US soldiers are pussies
August 11, 2017

I would love to disagree with you … but I can’t with a clean conscience. If I were to put it politely I’d probably go along the lines of that they are probably the most advanced nation in the general dumbing down race. 😉

Great Expectations
Great Expectations
August 10, 2017

They’re not supposed to know where it is, are they? John Taylor Gatto wrote an excellent book or essay years ago, called ‘Dumbing Us Down’. It sounds as though his observation has born fruit and been a resounding success.

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
August 10, 2017

“None of the individuals interviewed could locate North Korea”
I’m wondering if Trump can.
Obama obviously didn’t know where Afghanistan is, as he located it in the Middle East and wanted to send the American translators from Iraq to there. He thought Afghanis speak Arabic. He even claimed that Austrians speak … Austrian, and that Europe is a … country. He doesn’t even know how many states are in the United States! And he graduated from Harvard Law School “magna cum laude”!
While senator McCain spoke about Iraq and Afghanistan’s “common border” …

Mike Doverskog
Mike Doverskog
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 11, 2017

Let’s just say that education in the US is … selective. 😉

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Mike Doverskog
August 11, 2017

Let’s just say that the level of education in US is awful.
http://static1.businessinsider.com/image/529db2aa6bb3f7f9318b1f62-1009-712/screen%20shot%202013-12-03%20at%205.29.16%20am.png
The United State ranks below the OECD average in every category: 31st in math, 24th in science and 21st in reading.

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 14, 2017

I take it Russia is not a member of OECD?

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Marc Leif
August 14, 2017

I wondered about that too.

Mike Doverskog
Mike Doverskog
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 14, 2017

What I meant by “selective” is that it seems to me that people can be highly qualified in science disciplines, business, law, medicine etc. but have a very poor understanding of culture, geography, demographics, history and ideology where it does not specifically is in regard to American history, American geography, American politics, American culture and so on. There is generally a complete lack, right from the top, of the imaginative capacity required to even contemplate that there exists value systems and beliefs that are entirely different to ones own. Thus conflicts arise, not always from animosity but from misunderstandings that… Read more »

Daisy Adler
Daisy Adler
Reply to  Mike Doverskog
August 14, 2017

Specialization comes AFTER. The primary and secondary education are supposed to teach students general knowledge as reading, writing, math and science basis, history, geography, etc. At 18, any youth should be able to read a map, recognize continents, countries and capitals, own country and world general history, and to master at least ONE foreign language, all that French call “culture générale”. I’ve got all that from school. Later on, I’ got my Master Degree in Physics. When you see young Americans point on a map at Canada, Australia or Europe, instead of Korea and Asia, one has to wonder, what… Read more »

Mike Doverskog
Mike Doverskog
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 14, 2017

Note how many of the countries with poor education scores are rich countries where kids have a very comfortable life, constant entertainment and never have to be bored enough to engage their own imagination. Where kids are so comfortable that education is the worst hardship they are made to endure rather than a way to not have to take part in the labor and drudgery of every day life. Where kids are encouraged by the western “rock’n’roll culture” to rebel against authority and do so by turning against their immediate authority figures, parents and teachers, rather than the corrupt institutions… Read more »

Marc Leif
Marc Leif
Reply to  Daisy Adler
August 14, 2017

Fortunately, the US government has Maxine Waters as an information resource.

Bryan
Bryan
August 11, 2017

Actually, Russia is on both sides of the Ural Mountains making it EurAsia.

Bryan
Bryan
Reply to  Bryan
August 11, 2017

for that matter, Europe and Asia are the same continent so it is all EurAsia.

Rob Steenwinkel
Rob Steenwinkel
August 11, 2017

The Americans are so very stupid ………. and brainwashed to start war and kill humans and animals everywhere!
`The Axis Of Evil`

Mike Doverskog
Mike Doverskog
August 11, 2017

Now go ask them about recent historical events and see if they know anything about the unfinished Korean war. How many Americans, for example, are aware of the fact that U.S. planes dropped on the Korean peninsula more bombs (635,000 tons) and napalm (32,557 tons) than during the entire Pacific campaign against the Japanese during World War II? How many Americans know that “over a period of three years or so,” to quote Air Force Gen. Curtis LeMay, head of the Strategic Air Command during the Korean War, “we killed off … 20 percent of the population”? According to LeMay,… Read more »

guber
guber
August 11, 2017

This is bullshit. The same 3 or 4 women are shown guessing wildly wrong over and over again. This says nothing. But if you want to make it say something, then do note that the 3 different men were pointing into the generally correct direction and likely had it down bulls-eye on second attempt, which is why each one of them is shown only once. Total edited rubbish.

michael m
michael m
August 11, 2017

Best to go right over the top of the Earth on Google Earth and straight to Japan. That’s them right in that area, 25 million people last I looked. I figured it was North Korea because on the map it says “North Korea”. Complications involve trade and a boarder with China so it’s not like they’re in Africa or South America. Canada? Come on, people. I’m thinking a world survey of any country wouldn’t know where Guatemala is. Knowledge and intelligence generally work together but can be confused by many. It’s dispiriting to know most of my country voted for… Read more »

Craig X
Craig X
August 12, 2017

That is what happens when you program a population to believe in lies and celebrities….most people still believe the US went to the moon.

Greg K. Liebig Sr.
Greg K. Liebig Sr.
August 12, 2017

THE GOSPEL MESSAGE OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IN KOREAN ! TOGETHEReulo mandeun mandeun seonglyeong-eulo modeun geos-eul bol su iss-eumyeo boiji anhneun yesuui bog-eum, geuliseudo, hananim, yahweui dogsaengja. hananim, uliui hananim abeoji, eotteon ingan-ui jonjaega jasin-ui joee myeolmang hal geos-ilago gikkeoihaji, salam-ui joee daehan daegaleul jibulhasil jigue geuui adeul yesuleul bonaessseubnida! yesuneun, abeojiwa inlyue daehan salang-e daehan salang, gikkeoi hananim abeoji kke inlyuleul jojeonghagi wihae haneul-e gyesin jib-ui hwalyeoeul tteonahagilo gyeoljeonghaessseubnida! yesuga cheonyeo (malia)ui tansaenghagilo gyeoljeonghaessseubnida, geuneun cheongchun-eulo chogi dangyeeseo seongjanghagilo gyeoljeonghaessseubnida. geuui salm-ui modeun yeong-yeog-eseo geuneun daleun modeun salam-eulo danji joeleul yuhoghajiman, geuleona geuneun SINhaji anh-assdadoeeossda! yesu, joe ttoneun… Read more »

Ozzy Guy
Ozzy Guy
August 12, 2017

Ha ha…can’t locate America on a map?

Isabella Jones
Isabella Jones
August 12, 2017

Russia is NOT “an Asian country”. A country is a complex concept involving the people, their history, language, origins and cultural precepts. Nothing about Russia is remotely like the countries we know as “Asia”, which are peopled by Oriental peoples. Russian people in the main are Occidental. [Note, it’s a big country, so while many do carry some Oriental genes, the majority are Occidental].
However, the map is absolutely correct in it’s geographical aspect – Russia is part of the Russo-Asian Land Mass.

Isabella Jones
Isabella Jones
August 12, 2017

It does make sense for the Eternal War Rulers to keep the people stupid like this. One survey found that of those who could correctly find a country on a map, there were many less who wanted to bomb it. Making sure they have not one clue regarding where the people live, what they do, their culture, or where they are located keeps them unreal, like numbers on a page, or story book figurines. Then when they hear from their MSM that the leader of them is a wicked guy and America will go bomb them into democracy – they… Read more »

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