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Vigilance for the truth

Vigilance is still king. Democratic ideals require a few things to function on the network: We need identity. We need persistence. We need transparency. We need multiple people to care. With these, the voice of everyone has a chance against the voice of the motivated, the monied, and/or the already powerful. Without vigilance, the story […]

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Transparency trumps credentialism

Larry Sanger has been given a bigger stage. Edge has published his latest essay entitled “Who Says We Know: On the New Politics of Knowledge“. In it he argues against “dabblerism” – a word he made up to help him define his opponents’ position of anti-credentialism. Sanger is a credentialist. He wants credentials to buy […]

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