Posted by: rbrianphillips | June 10, 2015

Think Science and the Media are Reliable?

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Just read these two articles, and you’ll discover that you really should question everything you read: Chocolate Leads to Weight Loss and Computer-Generated Fake Papers Are Being Published as Fact. Maybe we should augment Edgar Allan Poe’s famous “Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see” quote with “and question everything you read.” The information age seems to have only made it harder to separate the wheat from the chaff.

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