"MyFacts"

(Comic) This week, the Doonesbury comic strip takes on "MyFacts", a fictional online service that packages "faux facts" to support anyone's ideology, from creationism to 9/11 conspiracy theories. Full Story »

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Fabrice Florin
3.8
by Fabrice Florin - Feb. 20, 2012

Brilliant use of satire to expose the 'confirmation bias' in all of us. Though this is a fictional account, it reveals a very real tendency to seek facts that confirm our pre-existing viewpoints. Curbing that natural inclination is a lifelong practice, and this comic strip series was a welcome reminder for me. Thanks, Gary Trudeau!

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