This is just not true. See my very detailed response about the Lincoln/Douglas debates. A very highly respected American form of debating, and how Svetlana Voreskova certainly does not ascribe to this format.

Addressed in my previous post.

Where are the long list of books, articles, people etc where she retrieved her information, which is a HUGE thing in academia. In the academy, (which Svetlana claims to be a part of) you really can’t say a damn thing without presenting a lot of references.

Apparently you don’t read everything she writes. Perhaps she’ll open up her library for you in a reply.

But she spouts an endless amount of “facts” you say. I would like to point out, just because someone says something that sounds factual doesn’t make it a “fact” and due to the Information Age most “facts” are up for debate.

There are facts and there are references which contain those facts. The best ones are from peer-reviewed studies. It’s not as complicated as you think.

To flood our information systems with endless conflicting facts and also lies is an extraordinarily dangerous thing to do. It is destabilizing our systems of governance. It is war by another method, an easier method.

We have always been exposed to endless conflicting facts by politicians; the problem is that social media increases the flood exponentially. The solution is education and critical thinking. The engineers won’t have any trouble with parsing through all this stuff; the sociology majors will have their heads explode.

You don’t have to fight against a nation and it’s people, if you can simply turn the people against themselves. That’s what happening and no doubt Trump is a big part of this phenomenon.

So is the progressive left. And Trump is really more of a blowback to what they started, in particular on college campuses.

But, the nation is definitely losing in the long run, odd that this is amusing to you.

Another straw man. A habit of yours, evidently.

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