Sunday, July 31, 2005

Agnotology

Philobiblon notes a whole new field of cultural studies: how knowledge is lost, distorted and suppressed. The blogosphere ought to be a fantastic field study....

Updates: I think I'm going to keep a list of really good examples here

1 comment:

pantagruel1 said...

I would also direct people's attention to the related problem of misology (the fear or hatred of knowledge), which facilitates the process of accepting absurd and irrational ideas as truth.

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