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Old 06-14-20, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by CycleryNorth81 View Post

Fox News Used Digitally Altered Photos in Coverage of Seattle Protests and ‘Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone’

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/...170759654.html
Did you expect anything better from Fox?

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Old 06-29-20, 01:23 AM
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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
One does not simply meme his way out of Mordor.
Cute!

More memes for the mentally challenged!







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Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post


...good book. A conspiracy theory is just a mass movement in search of a populist orator.
I've read Eric Hoffer's book and will likely read it again soon.
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Old 10-30-20, 11:59 AM
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I only read the first 10pg or so when my son had borrowed it from a friend, but then he returned it. I should just get myself a copy.
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^^^^ if you read True Believer you should follow up with Ortega y Gasset's Revolt of the Masses catch the synthesis
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Online game developed by Cambridge psychologists teaches players to sniff out 'fake news' by encouraging them to use tactics like trolling to sabotage elections and undermine democracy

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencet...ging-evil.html

https://harmonysquare.game/en/play
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Fascinating! I might give that game a try. Although 16% perceiving misinformation as less reliable and 11% less likely to share are not overwhelming numbers, it does make sense that an inside look at fake news would make people more able to spot it in the wild
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Old 11-07-20, 11:08 AM
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I 'played' a couple chapters, but was not that impressed. It's cute, but like a choose-your-own-adventure that is really pretty single-threaded. Felt a little patronizing actually.
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