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

post by DanielFilan · 2021-07-13T20:40:13.506Z · LW · GW · 5 comments

This is a link post for

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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comment by Joseph Miller (Josephm) · 2021-07-14T15:32:08.209Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

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

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comment by DanielFilan · 2021-09-21T22:06:47.805Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Another related CGP Grey video: Someone Dead Ruined My Life… Again.

comment by George3d6 · 2021-07-13T22:02:50.568Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

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

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comment by DanielFilan · 2021-07-13T22:25:04.064Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

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

comment by DanielFilan · 2021-07-13T22:22:13.235Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

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