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Subject: Crap detection resource

I have not dug into this one much…

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Fighting Disinformation Online

#website #list Fighting Disinformation Online - A Database of Web Tools > Tools That Fight Disinformation Online by RAND, part of Countering Truth Decay initiative.

#campaign The Trust Project > The 8 Trust Indicators

The C.R.A.P framework for dealing with workplace bullshit

The work of Ian P. McCarthy might be relevant as well for this topic:
#article Confronting indifference toward truth: Dealing with workplace bullshit by Ian P. McCarthy, David Hannah, Leyland F.Pitt, Jane M. McCarthyd, in Business Horizons, published in 2020

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By the way, I found this recently:

Fiction-writing, Hemingway felt, was to invent out of knowledge. “To invent out of knowledge means to produce inventions that are true. Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him. It also should have a manual drill and a crank handle in case the machine breaks down. If you’re going to write, you have to find out what’s bad for you. Part of that you learn fast, and then you learn what’s good for you.”

Framed this way way, ‘crap detection’ is rather different from simple misinformation spotting: it is much more about identifying harmful and harmless behaviours (; e.g.,

These five trades, O monks, should not be taken up by a lay follower: trading with weapons, trading in living beings, trading in meat, trading in intoxicants, trading in poison.

(Poisons for their part might also be understood to include greed, ignorance, and hatred.)