Wednesday, February 27, 2013

the prize of gullibility (for video enthusiasts)

the new york times exposes the the prize of gullibility.

the victims? via twitter followers:  Time Magazine, Ellen DeGeneres, NBC’s “Today” show,  “Nightly News,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” & Fox News, where the “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade said of it, “You couldn’t do this at Warner Brothers as a cartoon and make it seem more realistic.”

seem? the whole thing was a well-staged hokum.

the lesson?

(...) passions incline the generality of mankind to believe and report, with the greatest vehemence and assurance, all __________.

you fill in the blank (the quote in red above is by david hume in his enquiry).   

1 comment:

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