It was Thomas Jefferson who said that an informed electorate is a prerequisite for democracy. But he assumed that people would change their minds when faced with facts, and that their beliefs would proceed ever-closer to the truth. It turns out they don't.
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Written by Austin Jesse Mitchell October 13, 2016
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