disinformation

First defined in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia of 1952, disinformation refers to false or misleading information disseminated deliberately to deceive the public.

If you look around, you’ll see it in widespread use today. I think the Founders would be absolutely horrified.

We cannot hold these truths to be self-evident, if we do not even agree upon the very basis of truth itself. We think, therefore we are — or aren’t.

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