Decyphering lies (was: Re: Anthrax addendum.)

From: Amara Graps (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 09:33:53 MDT

Alex F. Bokov:
>This raises an interesting question: how to form a rational opinion
>when most sources of information claim to be unbiased and all of them
>are biased? The US goverment lies. The enemies of the US government
>lie. The mass media is owned by like a dozen people, and what are the
>chances that they're impartial in all this?

How about a low-tech approach, like talking to the involved people
(Afghans, Muslims) directly?


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