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Learning how to learn: how to make your ROI on reading explode


How to craft your Zettlekasten of atomic notes, actually master books and write essays


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It’s no coincidence that Walter Lippmann’s seminal book on public opinion starts with Plato’s cave.

Part I.


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I.


Talking morals and not consequences is deceptive: we have similar values. So: how much do we really want people to participate in politics?

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  • During election years, most citizens cannot identify any congressional candidates in their district. Only 29 percent of American adults can name their congressperson, let alone discuss their congressperson’s voting record. Oh, and citizens generally don’t know which party controls Congress.
  • When asked, “What percentage of the federal budget…


Privilege, truth and lived experiences

Source


Introducing the renewed blog


Why you don’t need to worry about lying politicians, fake news, or filter bubbles

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Understanding the constitution of knowledge (and the new attacks on it)

Maarten van Doorn

PhD philosophy. Essays about why we believe what we do, how societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better (crazy times)

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