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How to Talk with a Conspiracy Theorist: What the Experts Recommend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpInOs1Fyno Why do people pledge allegiance to views that seem fundamentally hostile to reality? Maybe believers in shadowy, evil forces and secret cabals fall prey to motivated reasoning. Truth for them is what they need to believe in order to get what they want. Their certainty in the justness of a cause can feel as comforting as a warm blanket on a winter’s night. But conspiracy theories go farther than private delusions of grandeur. They have spilled i...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Politics, College, Current Affairs, Reddit, University of Pennsylvania, Vox, Bill Nye, Daniel, Facebook Twitter, Pew Research, Josh Jones, University of California Irvine, Cass Sunstein, MIT Technology Review


How to Talk with a Conspiracy Theorist (and Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories in the First Place): What the Experts Recommend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpInOs1Fyno Why do people pledge allegiance to views that seem fundamentally hostile to reality? Maybe believers in shadowy, evil forces and secret cabals fall prey to motivated reasoning. Truth for them is what they need to believe in order to get what they want. Their certainty in the justness of a cause can feel as comforting as a warm blanket on a winter’s night. But conspiracy theories go farther than private delusions of grandeur. They have spilled i...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Politics, College, Current Affairs, Reddit, University of Pennsylvania, Vox, Bill Nye, Daniel, Facebook Twitter, Pew Research, Josh Jones, University of California Irvine, Cass Sunstein, MIT Technology Review


A school of our own: Mama Parsi School in Karachi

I REMEMBER the wooden floor. It makes sense, as little children are closer to the floor, and I was at the time just that. It was my first foray into the world, my first time without my mother, without my twin brother and it began at the Mama Parsi Girls’ Secondary School. I don’t remember the first day, or anything that I said or did; I remember only the loud sound my very new shoes made on the floor of that classroom. The teacher, the same one who had taught my mother, seemed very far away at t...
Tags: Education, Life, Pakistan, KARACHI, Romer, Tahir, Saddar, Rafia Zakaria, Mama Parsi School, Mama Parsi Girls ' Secondary School, Mama Parsi, Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta, Mama Parsi Girls School, Mama School, Mrs Mavalwala



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