October 26th, 2012

wombat

Fishing in the information stream

A discussion about politics last night brought to mind an unfortunate defect in a lot of "moderates" and "libertarians" in the internet/IT business: despite the avowed intent of the public schools to teach "critical thinking skills" over the last 30-40 years, most people still suck at it, and at worst wind up being a bunch of snarky nihilists who can't evaluate and process news to save their lives.
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