CGP Grey on the difficulty of knowing what's true [audio]

by DanielFilan1 min read13th Jul 20214 comments


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Starts 00:34:40, ends 00:49:06. Features discussion of tracking down sources for historical 'facts' to discover that the sources don't say what people say they say, the difficulty of knowing what's true, and exasperation at the idea that companies such as YouTube should take down videos with false things in them. No transcript available, unfortunately.

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Related CGP Grey video for those who haven't seen it: 

32:35 for me, 30:55 is just a 2 min long ad

post now has correct timestamps for the non-ad version for what I mean.

oops, forgot that I didn't have to deal with ads