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The Paranoid's Guide to the Internet

posted Oct 12, 2012, 11:03 AM by   [ updated Oct 12, 2012, 11:17 AM ]

Who Won the Vice Presidential Debate?

Does it even matter?

The bigger question in all this is how much something like a debate even matters.  To get a full picture, we need to step backwards a little bit.

How does the Internet work, anyway?

How Does Google Work?

What else aren't they telling you?

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias is a psychological phenomenon.  It describes how people, when confronted with facts that oppose their existing beliefs, disregard those facts and seek out sources that confirm their existing beliefs.