[ExI] very informative
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 13:22:32 UTC 2020
Well, Mr. Moulton, why don't you come right out and say what is wrong with
the video? Details, not generalities. bill w
On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 4:51 PM F. C. Moulton via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On 12/28/20 6:25 AM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat wrote:
> > I think for something to be propaganda there has to be attempts to
> > persuade. All I saw on the video was descriptions of the
> various positions.
> > bill w
> One method to persuade is to make inaccurate or misleading statements
> which might tend to persuade people of some position. The video in
> questions contains inaccurate or misleading statements. One could take
> the position that the inaccurate or misleading statements instead of
> being deliberate falsehoods are instead the result of the prageru.com
> team which being uninformed. Of course this raises the question of
> whether this lack of basic knowledge is the result of cognitive problems
> or if it is the result of deliberately failing to do basic investigation
> and study.
> Whether it is sloppy scholarship or malicious propaganda the point
> remains that the prageru.com video does not stand up to serious scrutiny.
> F. C. Moulton
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