small things please small minds

small things please small minds

proverb Unintelligent or uncultured people will be amused and distracted by frivolous, lowbrow entertainment. A: "I'll never understand how something as dumb as reality television can be so hugely popular." B: "Just look at the majority of the population—small things please small minds."
See also: mind, please, small, thing
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