A danger in both journalism and intelligence is to allow an unproven or seriously disputed fact to become part of the accepted narrative where it gets widely repeated and thus misleads policymakers and citizens alike, such as happened during the run-up to war with Iraq and is now recurring amid the frenzy over Russia-gate.
Why did received opinion melt down so spectacularly when Donald Trump allegedly said in private that he wanted more immigrants from places like “Norway and Asia” and fewer from places like Haiti and Africa? Source: […]
“Are boys really better than girls? I know you are one, but please try to be fair,” asked eight year-old Helen in a letter to God. From my own experience while a callow youth at […]
The Rutherford Institute :: Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State | By John W. Whitehead |
Red pill or blue pill? You decide. Twenty years after the Wachowskis’ iconic 1999 film, The Matrix, introduced us to a futuristic world in which humans exist in a computer-simulated non-reality powered by authoritarian machines—a […]