Promote the need for sincere information for a democracy based on trust

Tag: Cognitive biases

This work by M. de Félice is the third in a series devoted to the comparative study of some of the principal methods of mysticism, a series which began in […]

Inability to focus, weapons of mass distraction, "googling" of minds: countless publications denounce the flood of images and information, from television, Internet to video games, that would condemn our youth […]

This article is a literature review on good practices for correcting misinformation.

9/11, global order governed in secret by occult powers, growing racism, comeback of the Illuminati, end of the sustainability and collapsology.... This book analyses the strong return of conspiracy theories […]

A small practical guide written in 1928 by Sigmund Freud's American nephew, this book cynically and straightforwardly sets out the main principles of mass mental manipulation or what Bernays called […]

This book, written by columnist Eric Alterman, challenges the widespread conservative belief in a liberal media bias.

In the early 2000s, the growth of online news prompted a new set of concerns, among them that excess diversity of viewpoints would make it easier for like-minded citizens to form “echo chambers” or “filter bubbles” where they would be insulated from contrary perspectives.

Fake news and alternative facts today challenge the notion of truth. Those spreading them undermine the functioning of democratic states.

Repeated factual statements are considered truer than new statements.

Information is increasingly seen as a common good, the protection of which falls into all citizens concerned with the quality of public debate.

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