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“Nothing deflates an authoritarian more than ridicule.” …
Here’s a critical thinking technique to add to your mental toolbox: How to spot a half-truth.
A half-truth is a statement that is true, but its unsaid implication is false.
This tale was originally published on my blog years ago. I’ve touched it up and re-published it here on Medium in honor of World Mental Health Day 2017.
Quick note: I wrote this about a month ago, then before I publish someone beats me to it. Dang it! Oh well, I tip my hat to the prof.
Let’s pretend your house is on fire. Someone comes running up to you and says, “You know what you should do to…