How do we fight post-truth?
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Lee McIntyre, Post-Truth, MIT Press, 2018.
David P. Redlawsk et al., The Affective Tipping Point: Do Motivated Reasoners Ever “Get It”?, Political Psychology volume 31, issue 4, p.563-593
James Kuklinski et al., “Misinformation and the Currency of Democratic Citizenship,” Journal of Politics 62, no. 3 (August 2000): 790–816
Backfire effect is the phenomenon occurring when confronted with true information, someone clings to their false belief even stronger.
Try to change their beliefs
Do you really want to change their beliefs?
Should we be critical even at the cost of dismissal?