The new science of prebunking: how to inoculate against the spread of misinformation As behavioral scientists, we decided to focus on prevention rather than combating the problem of misinformation after it has already gone viral: prebunking rather than debunking. We draw on inoculation theory, a psychological framework from the 1960s that aims to induce pre-emptive ..
Death by Silence in the Writers’ Combat Zone There is a famous maxim which is sometimes attributed to the American philosopher William James, and also Mahatma Gandhi: ‘First they ignore you; then they mock you; then they attack you viciously. Finally they say, oh we knew that all along’. Stage one – the Totschweigtaktik – ..
A Trump Official Just Posted on Instagram That Jeffrey Epstein Was “Hillary’d” Jeffrey Epstein, the multimillionaire accused of sex trafficking, was found dead in his New York jail cell Saturday morning in an apparent suicide. Details of his death emerged first through ABC News and quickly circulated among New York media outlets, but Lynne Patton, ..
What is a Makarrata? The Yolngu word is more than a synonym for treaty Makarrata is much more than just a synonym for treaty, though. It is a complex Yolngu word describing a process of conflict resolution, peacemaking and justice. It is a philosophy that helped develop and maintain lasting peace among the Yolngu people ..
Pelled Verb Simple past tense and past participle of ‘pell’ Source: Wiktionary Comment: No, that just defers the meaning of the noun. Pelled The frustrating experience of pedestrian traffic being slowed to a crawl by the elderly. Most commonly used in supermarket aisles, narrow sidewalks, and amusement park walkways. Source: Urban ..