[ExI] Pigeons offend Islam

Anders Sandberg anders at aleph.se
Sun Jun 7 10:23:07 UTC 2015

From:   John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> 


On Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 7:07 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:

>See the Reddit discussion here:
 Just because you read it on the internet or in a newsrag doesn't make
 it true. 

Does that include stuff on Reddit?  

Yes. And Extropy email threads.

It is worth noticing that a surprising number of entities - like the Iranian and North Korean governments, and a FIFA executive - mistake Onion satire articles as real. Fact checking is a dead art (anybody up for a bit of necromancy?)

Anders Sandberg, Future of Humanity Institute Philosophy Faculty of Oxford University
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