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Fake News

Fake News, Fake Conclusions

People complain about fake news, and rightly so. But there's another fake thing that's even worse.
Partial Information

Surviving in a World of Partial Information

Much of what passes today for in-depth analysis is merely partial information based on rough extrapolations and hearsay. Yet we still trust it.

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Review #5: Meditations on First Philosophy

The seventeenth century was a difficult time, what with the Enlightenment and all. People were looking for new solutions to age-old problems, and they had no qualms about throwing old beliefs into doubt. René Descartes thought that if you are going to start doubting, you might as well do something useful with it.