This is a great little video on the modern antecedents of ‘post-truth’. The references to Richard Weaver, Alasdair MacIntyre and Nietzsche are all worthwhile following up.
William Matt Briggs is currently a vagabond statistician and Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Cornell. Thought leader (it’s true, I’ve seen the p-values!). Previously a Professor at the Cornell Medical School, a Statistician at DoubleClick in its infancy, a Meteorologist… (READ MORE)