Truth-Seeking Organizations

In an era where lies spread fast, passivity and acceptance can't be the response

“Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.” — Arnold Glasow

While sampling a 2018 book about networked misinformation — a book I think I will end up reading in full — I was struck by the authors’ recap of the founding of scholarly and scientific societies, referring to them as “truth-seeking organizations.”

Many scientific and scholarly societies were …

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