Tag Archives: Memes

Everybody Knows

Call it information momentum – there’s a moment when everyone just knows something is so. That’s what politicians try to achieve, that moment when everyone seems to know your opponent is a fool, or at least one sleazy bastard, and … Continue reading

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The Impossibility of Argument

You’re reading a political blog. Yes, you are. You know you are. And here’s another sentence. And here’s another one. But why are you still reading? Ah, you know what to expect – you’re primed. Here’s fact. Here’s evidence. What … Continue reading

Posted in Arguing Past Each Other, Arguing with Conservatives, Information Overload, Information Theory | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment