Intelligent Skepticism vs. Blind Cynicism

Shounak Bagchi
4 min readSep 23, 2020

How to weed through dodgy data

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Knowledge seeking these days can be a tumultuous task. An influx of propaganda, false stories, and proliferation of dumbed down news has made the search for truth harder than ever. A deeply polarized and charged election will likely amplify this problem.

The only way to wade through the barrage of bullshit peddled our way is to build a…