Burning Digital Books and the Fight over Online Ideology


An interesting and worthwhile read on the challenges we face today with social media, open forums and how to handle them.

Groups of people really do conspire in non-theoretical ways, and sometimes they conspire to harm. But anti-vax and flat earth theories are something else entirely. Despite masks of faux-science, these are ideologies, closer to religion than the scientific method. Ultimately, people in these groups seek a tribe, and not necessarily the truth. These tribes, and all tribes, demand conformity to their truth.


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