LieCatcher
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LieCatcher

Fake News for Real

The cognitive science of lies says we lie all the time because natural language is built that way (and it is built that way because it reflects how our neocortical brains think): every sentence can be a lie. In my book on the Internet Court of Lies, I argue to look into the perception of causation to see the lies. Let me take one example of journalism which is not bad journalism at all, but does illustrate fairly nicely how causation is freely…

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