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An article about PostTruth, FakeNews and FalseWitness

I don't particularly like the term "truthfulness" but this is a reasonable essay : https://aeon.co/amp/essays/our-epistemic-crisis-is-essentially-ethical-and-so-are-its-solutions

And the point about lack of truthfulness being an ethical crisis is good.

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These firms are now more aggressively flagging and downgrading false or misleading content, and policing hate speech more tightly. But the problem is structural. Should they try to make money or try to make truth? They can’t do both.

Compare my point about PopperAsExistentialist that rationality is more of an ethic.

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