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Was brexit a backlash by non-graduates?

I'm not sure whether or not I've mentioned this on here before, but it's a pet theory I've had for a while. Can the current cultural conflicts of brexiteer vs remainer and trump supporter vs sane person have their roots in the recent increase in university graduates, and a rebellion against that perceived intellegencia by those who were left behind? Fed up of being talked down to and told what to do, people did the exact opposite of what the experts said; might that have been an unintended effect of more people going to uni? The authorities apparently want fifty percent of us to be graduates: I can't help wonder whether this has created a feeling of resentment by those 'left behind', those who chose to work instead. As often happens in a tiered system like that, this lead to mistrust and resentment. People deliberately rebelled against what their supposed betters were telling them and voted in the opposite way to how they were advised, even though it would completely screw us all in the long one. How else can you explain such foolishness? An unexpected consequence of the creation of a generation of graduates may have been a mistrust of academics in the other half of society.

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