The Stakes Are High, Don’t Shun Contrarians!

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One thing Covid-19 taught me is that humans have a norm of liberally tolerating contrarians when the stakes are low and it would take decades to be proven right, but shunning contrarians when stakes are high and events are moving fast.

Seeing as how they ended up in a global crisis anyway, some folks have taken it upon themselves to volunteer with the…

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Essays about why we believe what we do, how post-truth societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better.

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Maarten van Doorn

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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