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Blog: (VIDEO) Is Knowledge Power? - How We All Get Fooled - 2015-08-20

F0.png (VIDEO) Is Knowledge Power? - How We All Get Fooled August 20, 2015, Chris Shelton, Critical Thinker at Large

Today I'm going to talk about the power of knowledge, of knowing things, and how those who can manipulate the information you have can manipulate you in ways you wouldn't believe possible. We seem to live now in an era where knowledge has never been so abundantly available and yet it seems fewer and fewer people are taking advantage of that. It's almost as if some people are choosing to remain ignorant. Is that true? I don't really think so, but I do think people can appear to be purposefully ignorant because of where they choose to get thier facts from and how they are manipulated to believe they know everything they need to.

Critical thinking and reason are not only built on a foundation of knowledge but on the principle that a person needs to continually ask questions and be able to look for more, so let's see how important this really is.

Knowing Stuff is Important