A Sucker Born Every Minute

2020 has become the year of the Sucker! It’s the year social media opened up our eyes to how utterly persuadable we can be. The line between fact and fiction so easily blurred, through propaganda, opinions and misinformation. Being duped on social media is one thing, but when it happens to you in the real world face to face… Somehow it becomes more personal. Nobody likes to be played for a fool. But it does happen! And happens all the time! In fact, one might go as far to say — There’s a Sucker born every minute! Continue reading “A Sucker Born Every Minute”

Critical Thinking: Gone the way of the Dodo

We are, for the most part, an intelligent species. Evolved with the ability to think, reason, to contemplate and evaluate ourselves and the world around us. Yet today, one has only to watch the news to see that a large growing number of us have lost this ability to think and reason for ourselves. With social media playing a significant role — Critical Thinking it seems — is about to go the way of the Dodo! Continue reading “Critical Thinking: Gone the way of the Dodo”