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Debunking debunked

22 mins | Aug 18, 2019

Secular modernity requires the weeding out of bullshit, but are we any less credulous than before? For con men, deception matters and that means lying. So in debunking these lies, is it about the truth-teller or the truth? Emily Ogden, writing in Aeon magazine, asks whether weeding out all of the baloney can help us take another step in the direction of modernity.

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From Aeon magazine