Understanding through Discussion

Welcome! You are not logged in. [ Login ]
EvC Forum active members: 84 (8936 total)
317 online now:
dwise1, Faith, PaulK, Thugpreacha (AdminPhat) (4 members, 313 visitors)
Chatting now:  Chat room empty
Newest Member: martygraham
Post Volume: Total: 861,917 Year: 16,953/19,786 Month: 1,078/2,598 Week: 1/323 Day: 1/51 Hour: 1/4

Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
Author Topic:   Truth Lies & Uncertainty
Posts: 2316
From: Oregon, USA
Joined: 08-27-2006
Member Rating: 7.9

Message 1 of 2 (861785)
08-26-2019 10:17 PM

The September 2019 Scientific American arrived today. In keeping with a long tradition the September issue is devoted to a single general topic. The cover title reads TRUTH LIES & UNCERTAINTY, Searching for Reality in Unreal Times.

A scientific analysis of the recent rise of false information being spread widely via the internet and social media would be interesting, but this may be about much more than that.

I personally feel that I am fairly accurate in my skeptical evaluation of information. It will be interesting to see if I still feel that way after I have read this issue.

Links and Information please.

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq

Posts: 1920
From: Denver,Colorado USA
Joined: 12-03-2004

Message 2 of 2 (861791)
08-27-2019 4:11 AM

Thread Copied to Links and Information Forum
Thread copied to the Truth Lies & Uncertainty thread in the Links and Information forum, this copy of the thread has been closed.

Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:

Copyright 2001-2018 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.0 Beta
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2019