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"Truthiness"

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People, for reasons that remain obscure, prefer a dubious load of blithering idiocy over the truth. "Alt-facts" (a screeching misnomer) SEEM like they should be so because they excite emotion "OO! Human sacrifice! deviltry and abominations!" and "Peace loving earth worshipers who must have been vegetarians making 'rock' music" are at equal but opposite ends of the spectrum of idiocy. Geoffrey speculated without interest in or reference to any evidence. And HIS ideas about druids and human sacrifice are what people repeat over and again. At least the idea of it being an observatory tried to be science-y, though he read into the data, rather than out of it.

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