Smarter or Fewer Errors?

We cannot necessarily make ourselves smarter, so much as we can remove error, bias, wishful thinking, suggestion, framing, framing, overloading, propaganda, pseudorationalism, pseudoscience, and deceit from the informational commons; and to train (teach) generations both the tools of calculation (reasoning), tools of manipulation and examination (crafts), and the tools of cleansing (testimony), and defending the informational commons just as we defend the cooperative commons (institutions) and the material commons (physical capital).

The information age appears to follow the monetary age. It just took me a long time to figure out how we would ‘govern’ one another when we ‘communicate’ with more than prices and exchange.

The problem we have faced is that each leap in cooperation and information, is accompanied by a leap in deception to counter it.

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