Went to something on “radical information literacy.” The questions are Who knows things, how to know things/find them out, how to critique sources and figure out when they are being manipulated by friend or foe? 1,252 more words
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A few years ago there was a particularly horrifying kitten-burning incident involving a barbecue grill and, astonishingly, a video camera. That sordid episode took place far from the place where I work, yet the paper’s editorial board nonetheless felt compelled to editorialize on the subject.
“(P)olitical questions are far too serious to be left to the politicians.”
- Hannah Arendt
Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was a philosopher and political theorist who is considered one of the great thinkers of the 20th century. 59 more words
Duplicity and complexity were of great concern to Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, and Gershom Scholem. In her book on Rahel Varnhagen, Arendt takes aim at Jean-Jacques Rousseau as encouraging duplicity. 1,320 more words