Should we be concerned malicious actors’ abilities to influence public discourse?

Kathleen Richards Profile: Kathleen Richards

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  • Ben Rubenstein
    Absolutely we should be concerned - and we should demand that those running for office pay attention to these growing threats (even if we don't expect them to have all the answers).
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  • ToddN2000
    You bet. We don't want to be sheep and blindly follow the ill-informed. It happens all the time and just because one person voices their opinion does not mean we can not have our own.
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  • TheRealRaven
    It depends on whether or not you approve of the direction of the influence.

    Of course, if influence can be applied in one direction today, it might as easily be applied in the opposite direction tomorrow.

    So, any question of "concern" might better be examined from a perspective of "Who is concerned, and who isn't?" for any specific attempted influence.
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  • ToddN2000
    Kind of an interesting concept.. How different is this from politicians trying to get us to follow them? You just cannot believe anything you hear or read today blindly without checking the facts for yourself. I'd rather take the time and fell good on where I stood than find out I was misled.
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