You Can’t Trust Anyone in a Partisan World

In a world where partisan politics is the norm, there is one casualty that’s often overlooked: the casualty of credibility. We tend to believe the interpretation of the facts from those partisan “experts” who agree with our values. This means that our views on the facts are not actually reasonable most of the time. The facts do not shape our worldviews. Rather, our partisan precommitments to worldviews shape the facts. It was refreshing to see this outlined in a recent article in The Atlantic: In Read more […]