Words can now literally be defined with their antonym. We are a hair’s width and an ounce of stupidity away from ‘war is peace, freedom is slavery.’
Here are questions to ask yourself and frames of mind to be in if you want to sort out what’s fact from what’s propaganda from any side of the political aisle.
If you’re surprised how we ended up in the philosophical rabbit hole we live in today, you haven’t been paying attention to the licentious parade of narcissistic art for the past 60 years.
‘They have this attitude like Americans are a bunch of knuckle-dragging losers that don’t know what’s good for them.’
To be really free, we must think things through for ourselves and draw our own conclusions. Bias interferes with this process, and neutral writing can help.
This country needs journalists with the intellectual firepower—and the will—to respect the range of reasonable worldviews among their potential audience.
Real journalism is dangerous for elites, which is why we have so little of it.
Paul Krugman is afraid the media is unfairly biased against Hillary Clinton while Donald Trump is getting a free pass. He apparently has no sense of irony.
In the past, freedom meant to ability to obey one’s beliefs. Now, freedom is the ability to require others to obey one’s own beliefs about oneself.
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