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To combat “fake news,” governments and corporations are increasingly turning to censorship regimes.
With concerns about “fake news” escalating, some governments and corporations are turning to censorship regimes. How have these events been unfolding, and how should Christians respond?
Even when we know they’re not true, false news stories can still sound captivating—if not downright convincing.
Fake news has become quite the buzzword, but not everyone agrees about what “fake news” means—or even whether the term is valid.
It’s no secret that when it comes to information in the media, “facts” are not always what they seem.
In today’s culture, where concerns about media bias and misinformation have skyrocketed, how can we apply biblical, critical thinking to popular headlines?
God created us with strong emotional capacities, but in our fallen world, emotions can be used to mislead us to believe wrong ideas.
Repeating a lie can’t make it true, but repetition certainly makes for effective propaganda.
Is a message true because many people seem to think so? Logic says no, but research shows that popular opinion is incredibly persuasive.
The power of authority has long been a staple of propaganda techniques, which try to promote messages based on factors other than logic.
God’s Word confirms a logical reality—and reality, in turn, confirms God’s Word.
Picture this: you’re sitting across the table from your new friend, a woman who espouses another faith, when her words cause your pulse to quicken.
Our minds really do play tricks on us, thanks to faulty thinking patterns called cognitive biases. Propaganda and fallacies often exploit these biases.
Let’s think biblically and critically about what apologetics really means, to answer related lies that can sneak into churches.
Knowing how to find and read scientific studies is a handy critical thinking skill. Here are some tips for tracking down original research.
Is biblical creation a conspiracy theory? Popular culture—and even some researchers—say so. Let’s apply a little critical thinking to see if that’s true.
Today’s culture is buzzing with conspiracy theories. Some of these messages may be rooted in reality, but others, not so much.
Are “conspiracy theories” technically even theories? Discerning between real and imagined scenarios is becoming ever more relevant in today’s culture.
New research confirms that scores of top-ranked Western universities discriminate against students and professors who do not conform to leftist ideologies.
If multiple explanations exist for the same observation, how can you tell which one is likely true? Five criteria of adequacy can help you narrow down the best explanation.
If multiple explanations can account for the same observation, how can you tell which one is most likely to be true?
Did you know that you can spot certain fallacies by drawing pictures? Overlapping circles called Venn Diagrams illustrate statements about categories.
By asking big-picture questions, you can gently and respectfully identify stolen concept fallacies in arguments that try criticizing the Bible by borrowing biblical principles.
Stolen concept fallacies are logical mistakes in arguments which assume the truth of the same principles they’re trying to disprove.
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