Newt Gingrich exemplifies just how unscientific America is
Ethan Siegel

Eduard Bernays used the techniques you described at the beginning of your article with great success, to convince Americans to participate in the Great War. Scott Nearing was prosecuted for telling truth while attempting to convince Americans to do the opposite. Emotions trump facts most of the time.

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