Ted Talk: How Can We See Past Our Own Biases?

The more we read and watch online, the harder it becomes to tell the difference between what’s real and what’s fake. It’s as if we know more but understand less, says philosopher Michael Patrick Lynch. In this talk, he dares us to take active steps to burst our filter bubbles and participate in the common reality that actually underpins everything.

Michael Patrick Lynch, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, examines truth, democracy, public discourse and the ethics of technology in the age of big data.

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Categories: Metaphysics, Video

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