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Scott Adams: How to Spot a Hoax, Distinguish Good News From Bad and See the Future

Do US authorities know which Mexican officials are owned by cartels?
How hard would it be to find them? Do we already know?
Can we confiscate corrupt Mexican officials bank accounts?
Larry Elder’s observation about Jussie story
Jussie Smollet story outcome is GOOD news
Most famous example of racial hate…didn’t happen
America is in better shape than we thought
Jussie reporting is a DOUBLE HOAX , he never said MAGA hats
Oops…he did interview and it’s right there…MAGA hats
Changing your opinion is easy when your ego isn't in the way
How to identify a hoax - Whiteboard
Anonymous source
“Hard to believe” story
Other people can’t see it
An ordinary explanation fits the facts
Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect
Physicist noticed news always wrong about physics
Realized he should question accuracy of ALL news
Rule: The news is wrong about 85% of the time
Applying current hoaxes to the above filter for hoaxes
A look at how recent possible hoaxes fit the filter, or not
My public statement that Charlottesville was a hoax, with reasons
Media IGNORES my claim, won’t report my claim
Media wants to perpetuate the hoax? Why not report story?
Fun Whack-A-Mole debunking experiment you can try at home
FORGETING a sentence written on a piece of paper
This is a repeatable experiment, simple sentence on paper
Intelligence does NOT immunize anyone from cognitive dissonance
Knowing it’s always POSSIBLE you’re wrong, helps
You aren’t as invested in always being correct
Highly intelligent people might have more cognitive dissonance
Your ego is a perception, you can reprogram it
Everything is an impression, a perception which can be changed