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I'd say knowing that Tory and UKIP are bad is probably enough.
That there's a difference between "educated" and "intelligent".
I couldn't really give a toss if someone's "educated". I'm way more interested in people when they're intellectually curious and they have the ability to understand ideas and arguments from different perspectives.
or consider the human condition and its many nuances makes you simple.
it is a word, that when i hear or see it used, that I should try to discern what the user of the word means by it, and whether or not the audiance also interpret it the same way......i.e. it is a variable word that means different things to different people, but you already knew that.