NOVA had a fascinating episode this year about biodiversity and wolves in the containment zone around Chernobyl. A Romanian scientist was profiled. The entire episode was quite haunting.
Believe what you want, orthonorm, but we're really not cretins or some intellectually deficient, uncultured boors. (Well, some of us may be......)
Having neither a portal into your cranium nor a compatible HDMI cable to connect directly into your synapses, it is often difficult to rapidly assimilate your attempts at whatever, resulting from what, to the outsider, seems to stem from ennui. Sometimes we, the unwashed masses, just don't get "it."