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❰Ebook❯ ➦ Do Facts Matter? Author Jennifer Hochschild – Army-of-northern-virginia.co A democracy falters when most of its citizens are uninformed or misinformed when misinformation affects political decisions and actions or when political actors foment misinformation—the state of afA democracy falters when most of its citizens are uninformed or misinformed when misinformation affects political decisions and actions or when political actors foment misinformation—the state of affairs the United States faces today as this timely book makes painfully clear In Do Facts Matter? Jennifer L Hochschild and Katherine Levine Einstein start with Thomas Jefferson’s ideal citizen who knows and uses correct information to make policy or political choices What then the authors ask are the conseuences if citizens are informed but do not act on their knowl.

Edge? More serious what if they do act but on incorrect information? Analyzing the use nonuse and misuse of facts in various cases—such as the call to impeach Bill Clinton the response to global warming Clarence Thomas’s appointment to the Supreme Court the case for invading Ira beliefs about Barack Obama’s birthplace and religion and the Affordable Care Act—Hochschild and Einstein argue persuasively that errors of commission that is acting on falsehoods are even troublesome than errors of omission While citizens’ inability or unwillingness to use the fac.

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MOBI army of northern virginia.co Ù Do Facts Matter? ePUB Ø Do Facts Kindle -

facts kindle matter? epub Do Facts epub Do Facts Matter? PDF/EPUBEdge? More serious what if they do act but on incorrect information? Analyzing the use nonuse and misuse of facts in various cases—such as the call to impeach Bill Clinton the response to global warming Clarence Thomas’s appointment to the Supreme Court the case for invading Ira beliefs about Barack Obama’s birthplace and religion and the Affordable Care Act—Hochschild and Einstein argue persuasively that errors of commission that is acting on falsehoods are even troublesome than errors of omission While citizens’ inability or unwillingness to use the fac.

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  1. Steven Peterson Steven Peterson says:

    MOBI army of northern virginia.co Ù Do Facts Matter? ePUB Ø Do Facts Kindle - facts kindle, matter? epub, Do Facts epub, Do Facts Matter? PDF/EPUBThis is a book that speaks to decision making in the political system across societies but it seems especially relevant to current American politics Her thesis goes like this page 3 Many sensible and educated Americans are wrong and their views are likely to be associated with may even contribute to conseuential political actions or public policiesThere are different means why this might occur She divides the population into four types Active informed these people are informed and make political judgments based upon accurate information eg the Surgeon General's report on bad health effects of smoking inactive informed accurate information but their choices are not in accord with such information; active


  2. Mark Valentine Mark Valentine says:

    MOBI army of northern virginia.co Ù Do Facts Matter? ePUB Ø Do Facts Kindle - facts kindle, matter? epub, Do Facts epub, Do Facts Matter? PDF/EPUBReuired reading if anyone has an interest in the political asymmetry between political parties and action groups The authors delineate between four main groups each of whom have a completely different regard for facts Leading the political and social groups Hochschild and Einstein identify the Active Informed the Jeffersonial Ideal of the civic yeoman the citizen who reads discusses votes and participates in taxes for the community; next the Inactive Informed those wh


  3. Mary Whisner Mary Whisner says:

    MOBI army of northern virginia.co Ù Do Facts Matter? ePUB Ø Do Facts Kindle - facts kindle, matter? epub, Do Facts epub, Do Facts Matter? PDF/EPUBInteresting And sad given the number of people who act with disregard for facts


  4. Rob Rob says:

    MOBI army of northern virginia.co Ù Do Facts Matter? ePUB Ø Do Facts Kindle - facts kindle, matter? epub, Do Facts epub, Do Facts Matter? PDF/EPUBMany Americans are concerned about inactive uninformed citizens yet the inactive informed can be frustrating The most dangerous are the active misinformed however In many instances politicians benefit tremendously by keeping it that way and the incentives for change are not strong enough So for example will his claim that vaccines are linked to autism be Donald Trump's Bachmann moment? Maybe not


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