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True enough : learning to live in a post-fact society

Author: Farhad Manjoo
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2008.
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Manjoo presents findings from psychology, sociology, political science, and economics to show how new technologies are prompting the cultural ascendancy of belief over facts.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Farhad Manjoo
ISBN: 9780470050101 0470050101
OCLC Number: 174131040
Description: v, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why facts no longer matter --
"Reality" is splitting --
The new tribalism : swift boats and the power of choosing --
Trusting your senses : selective perception and 9/11 --
Questionable expertise : the stolen election and the men who push it --
The twilight of objectivity, or what's the matter with Lou Dobbs? --
"Truthiness" everywhere --
Epilogue: Living in a world without trust.
Responsibility: Farhad Manjoo.
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Manjoo presents findings from psychology, sociology, political science, and economics to show how new technologies are prompting the cultural ascendancy of belief over facts.

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