The Participation Blog

Twelve Ways to Beat BS

Made up, malicious, intentional disinformation is no longer the rare exception that can simply be ignored or dismissed; it’s now constant and it has infected our traditional and social media, politics, culture, and it threatens the viability of democracy in the United States. Normalized lies are having profound changes on who we are, what we believe and how we deal with each other. We need to keep honing better ethical skills to deliver facts and truth to people in more effective ways. It’s the only way that reasonable people will ever have a chance to combat this cesspool of propaganda. Here are a dozen or so things to consider and ways to do it. Read More