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Unbanning our Minds

Evil always carries the seeds of its own destruction… Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papersfrom Prison What is the power that allows some minds to think patiently and clearly while everyone around them is panicking? Some seem blessed with an inner truth detector that overrides fear-soaked messaging, no matter what the source. They act only on […]

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Can our Sense for Truth be Quashed by Selective Fact-Checkers?

In order to overcome an enemy, you need a clear definition of who it is. According to UNESCO, “COVID-19 has led to a parallel pandemic of disinformation that directly impacts lives and livelihoods around the world. Falsehoods and misinformation have proven deadly and sowed confusion about life-saving personal and policy choices.” (UNESCO n.d.) Though “disinformation” […]