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On Bullshit – Reasonable Talk


In this presentation, delivered on April 22, 2016 at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, NY, Beyerstein explores how GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s success reflects our post-factual political era, and what we can do to resist the deluge of misinformation. Beyerstein explores Trump’s relationship with the truth through the lens of philosopher Harry Frankfurt’s classic paper “On Bullshit,” in which he argues that the hallmark of bullshit is an indifference to the truth.
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? – National Geographic Magazine


We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge–from climate change to vaccinations–faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.
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