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(New Statesman)   On stupidity and dumbness. A meditation for our times   (newstatesman.com) divider line
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686 clicks; posted to STEM » on 29 Oct 2020 at 10:43 PM (5 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2020-10-29 7:37:14 PM  
Truthiness writ large

Who needs facts when you can have opinions
 
2020-10-29 11:46:36 PM  
Treat stupidity as a public health issue. Makes sense
 
2020-10-30 1:00:09 AM  
We used to think that everyone can look up facts, but being critical takes skill.

Then the internet came along and flipped that upside down.
 
2020-10-30 1:30:12 AM  

Bennie Crabtree: We used to think that everyone can look up facts, but being critical takes skill.

Then the internet came along and flipped that upside down.


Now anyone can make up facts, and being critical makes you a shill.  Yay progress.
 
2020-10-30 8:48:32 AM  
There's a woman at the local bar who is an extreme anti-vaxxer. Always asking people to read "research" she found. Her new kick is that Trump is going to have two vaccines, and he's going to kill liberals with the fake one.
 
2020-10-30 10:26:36 AM  
But when is The New Statesman going to publish Rorshach's journal and get everything out in the open?
 
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