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

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The conversations surrounding sincerity are as fierce and vivid as they are muddled. Yvon Belaval analyzes the ways in which sincerity relates to truth, knowledge and self-expression. In The concern […]

Never before has communication been so fast and so present. Never, therefore, in theory, have political, economic and cultural decision-makers worked in better conditions, and never has public opinion had […]

24 hours in our lives? A hell of inattention. Up to 5 hours in front of the smartphone. And 30 activations per waking hour. Hundreds of messages, solicitations, information, rumours, […]

The Triumph of Doubt traces the ascendance of science-for-hire in American life and government, from its origins in the tobacco industry in the 1950s to its current manifestations across government, […]

This article examines the news behaviors and attitudes of teenagers, an understudied demographic in the research on youth and news media. Based on interviews with 61 racially diverse high school […]

Although nearly all domain experts agree that carbon dioxide emissions are altering the world’s climate, segments of the public remain unconvinced by the scientific evidence. The findings parallel to those […]

If there is a robustness of science and knowledge, which makes their cumulative dimension possible, they can also be weakened. We shall discuss here two apparently quite different cases of […]

Persistence of superstitions in the modern era could be justified by considering them as a by-product of the brain's capacity to detect associations and make assumptions about cause-effect relationships. This […]

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 […]

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 […]

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