[ExI] bs article

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 30 18:26:00 UTC 2016

The generator created nonsense sentences that sounded profound to a
nonthinker.  Over 98% of the Ss believed at least one of the generated bs

We believe what we want to believe;  we hear what we want to hear; we
distort our information to fit what we already think; we will trust a
person more the more often we hear or read his name (think of how many
times you saw Trump in the news - papers, magazines, online - when a person
votes, they often pull the lever for the person who is most familiar to
them, sometimes called a priming effect - all worked for Trump)

WE seriously need to address the BS plethora and the skepticism lack in our
students and populace.


bill w
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