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"Domain Specific Intelligence": The Truth About Ben Carson; Smart People Can Believe Crazy Things

The mystery of Ben Carson is that he’s a startlingly intelligent man with an inspiring life story who repeatedly makes unhinged assertions that are divorced from reality—and who, as we now know, unnecessarily embellishes his life story. 840 more words


"It's About His Vision For America's Future": Why Ben Carson's Problem With The Truth Really Matters

Ben Carson’s campaign turned into a kaleidoscope of oddities last week: The retired neurosurgeon made fanciful claims about the purpose of Egyptian pyramids and the political experience of the… 1,016 more words


"A Very Dim View Of Humankind": Ben Carson Thinks You’re The Crazy One

Of all the gifts that Ben Carson has given comedy writers and Twitter wags in the past weeks, it’s his stubborn belief that the Biblical prophet Joseph built the pyramids that’s captured the public’s imagination the most. 1,073 more words


"He Doesn’t Realize What He Doesn’t Know": Ben Carson Has Weird Ideas And Makes Stuff Up. What Kind Of President Would He Be?

Ben Carson is having a very bad news day today. Politico is reporting that Carson has now admitted that a story he told in his autobiography “Gifted Hands” and again in his book “You Have a Brain” was false in one major detail. 1,482 more words

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Ben Carson: Pyramids Were Grain Stores

Ben Carson, according to this article, believes that the Egyptian pyramids were built by the biblical Joseph to store grain. He made that statement in 1998, and just recently confirmed that he stood by that statement. 144 more words