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Misinformation: the science of political manipulation

2 February 2024

2:20 AM

2 February 2024

2:20 AM

Political science is an oxymoron. What is an oxymoron? The word’s etymology suggests it is derived from two words, ‘oxygen’ and ‘moron’. Give oxygen to a moron and you will get contradictory statements that no reasonable person can decipher.

The word ‘politics’ is also derived from two words, ‘poli’, meaning many, and ‘tick’, a small blood-sucking insect.

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