Anti-Intellectualism

Several observations support that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not anti-intellectual.

Rate of Patents Issued to Utah Inventors Exceeds National Growth During Past Two Decades:

http://www.stoel.com/rate-of-patents-issued-to-utah-inventors-exceeds#sthash.L0DKarIP.dpuf"

http://www.stoel.com/rate-of-patents-issued-to-utah-inventors-exceeds

Recent studies that suggest that the LDS community has produced more scientists per capita than most religious groups in twentieth-century America:

http://timesandseasons.org/index.php/2010/09/an-lds-view-on-science-and-religion/

Utah has produced a disproportionate share of mathematicians:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB122211987961064719

Latter-day Saints attending Harvard Business School are so common that people joke about being dominated by the three “Ms” (the other two are McKinsey and the military):

http://www.economist.com/node/21554173

 Los Alamos, which has the highest per-capita of PhDs in the world, is ~8% LDS. Bascially 4 times the national average.

These observations do not prove anything, but claims that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is anti-intellectual do not seem to be well founded.