Def worth a read. Help to remind us not to be guided by our own (or someone else's) Hubris. I. E. Most US Citizens, and Putin.
There are three important facts about bullshit: It’s everywhere, it’s influential, and it’s dangerous. The amount of publicly accessible information today would have seemed unfathomable 10 or 20 years ago. What used to be hidden is now free and abundant, from financial information to global news to insight into how millions of people live on social media. But are we actually better informed? Are we making decisions? Less susceptible to bad ones? Sometimes yes. But often the answer is no, or we’ve gone backwards, and part of the reason is that information turns into bullshit as easily as ice turns into water. ... (full story)