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Pro TruthHow can we turn back the tide of post truth politics fake news and misinformation that is damaging our democracy? First by empowering citizens to recognize and resist political lies and deceptions Using cutting edge neuroscience research we show you the tricks post truth politicians use to exploit our mental blindspots and cognitive biases We then share with you strategies to protect yourself What do you get when you bring a journalist and a behavioural scientist together who both deeply care about the truth in politics? This book Gleb Tsipursky and Tim Ward's Pro Truth A Practical Plan for Putting Truth Back Into Politics 2019 should be on the shelf or device of anyone who cares about the future of truth seeking behaviour Published by Changemakers Books it's a clear and incisive book about weighty matters that is somehow so light and refreshing to read that you won't be able to put it down Above all it's of great help to members of the community who wonder how they can impact politics and public conversations for the better The book well and truly answers the key and urgent uestion that sits at its heart when standards for truth seeking behaviour are slipping daily in contemporary democracies how do average citizens restore them? Tsipursky and Ward offer a range of different forms of advice and active positive solutions informed by both research and experience Among them are managing our own cognitive errors engaging in positive conversations listening rather than lecturing leaving our political comfort zones collaborating with others and making simple commitments such as the Pro Truth PledgeThe authors point to ways that we can manage our own biases and mental errors We're all in danger of believing these mistakes and fast judgements most of all when we go with our gut It's made clear in the book that a hard effort to adopt a better process for thinking has a better overall outcome it allows us to make better decisions engage with people in truthful rather than deceptive ways and filter out the mass of false information in the media and social media that preys on fast thinking and cognitive distortionsOne of the great achievements of the book is to show how an effort to improve our conversations our thinking and our understanding of others can lead to these better and truthful outcomes While some in society try to convince us otherwise critical thinking and positive engagement can take us further than negativity judgement and manipulation The Pro Truth Pledge is the showpiece of this book an evidence based tool that has been shown to work in politics in the United States to encourage truth seeking behaviour It takes only minutes to sign up to the Pro Truth Pledge and join the hundreds of institutions and individuals who have taken it The reward of pledging is a renewed and publicly visible commitment to honouring encouraging and sharing the truth It's this book that convinced me to support and volunteer for the Pro Truth Pledge in Australia and I think you should follow me read this book and sign up to the Pro Truth Pledge throughout the book is the reasonable concern that democracy will slip into an authoritarianism that flourishes on lies While the example of Donald Trump's election of 2016 and Brexit are the key political stories in this book if a reader who leans to the conservative side of politics is not convinced about these stories of misinformation in decision making and is concerned about partisanship they would need to read the book closely to see there's no simple liberal bias here Republicans like John McCain come in for praise for their ethical awareness that the outcomes of the system are bigger than any one individual's capacity to get away with lies There is one thing that is satisfying than 'winning' as McCain puts it and that's supporting a society that does better for everyone rather than satisfies the few The brilliance and society building power of Pro Truth A Practical Plan for Putting Truth Back Into Politics is that no matter your politics if you commit to reading it from cover to cover you will likely come away believing that McCain's maxim is true

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Book ´ Pro Truth É Download Ð Johnscyclingdiary Æ ❰Reading❯ ➸ Pro Truth Author Gleb Tsipursky – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk How can we turn back the tide of post truth politics fake news and misinformation that is damaging our democracy? First by empowering citizens to recognize and resiAnd others from these threats Second by addressing the damage caused by the spread of fake news on social media We provide you with effective techniues for fighting digital misinformation Third by exerting pressure on politicians media and other public figures Doing so involves creating new incentives for telling the truth new penalties for lying and new ways of communicating across the part It's a good thing I was able to read this book A lot of people uphold the truth in today's world especially in politics and other organizationsSometimes they tend to uphold the truth to keep relationships with leaders or colleagues A lot of people play politics in business organizations institutions and most especially in politicsThis book has helped me a lot in areas of speaking the truth has helped me in building my charisma and improved my way of being generous to othersI remember working for an organization that we were needing some new workers to hire for the organization The manager then has conspired with some labor agents who supply workers to him to get commissions monthly which would be taken off the worker's salary every month We had an application board outside the company that lots of ualified candidates were coming in to submit their applications for ualification for the open positionThe manager with a selfish mind gave the MD the impression that no candidates were coming but a lot of candidates have submitted their CVs which he has ignored several times a lot of them have been thrown into the dust bin without even looking at them I was aware of this because the manager and I were good friends and often seen him several times disposing of people's credentials I kept it a secret which wasn't a good one thinking about the candidate's pains while searching for jobs they spent money creating cv's not knowing that these CV's will end up in a dust binIf I had read this book then I would have definitely not upheld the truth because the MD asked me personally if anyone was coming and I had to play politics with my friend Lie by omission saying no one has come I felt bad about this to cut long story short the MD later found out and we both suffered the conseuences I was suspended and given a uery while my friend was fired I gained nothing for upholding the truth which I never kept the truth I would have gained the MD trust and wouldn't have been suspendedgiven a ueryAfter reading this book I understand how misinformation can be damaging so always speaking the truth would definitely make a society organization and state a better place I will always speak the truth to make my country Nigeria a better placeI was a victim of Confirmation Bias For the situation of manager and organization I went against my current belief which made my emotions very uncomfortable because I had to lie by omission protecting my friend which I wasn't comfortable with It's a good thing I read this book as henceforth I will try all possible best to choose that which it's comfortable to my emotionsA lovely book I wish all politicians can read this book as it will definitely help in making the country and society a better place Thank you

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Isan divide To put this plan into action reuires the rise of a Pro Truth Movement a movement which has already begun and is making a tangible impact If you believe truth matters and want to protect our democracy please read this book and join us Dr Gleb Tsipursky and Tim Ward have teamed up to help citizens learn to protect themselves from lies and empower them to put truth back into politics For the past week I have been inundated with comments videos and essays on the decline in newspaper staffing and the need for journalists who can research events and analyze not just the events but the people behind them The book Protruth by Gleb Tsipursky and Tim Ward addresses this same need in our post truth world The post truth world is reliant upon emotions over facts Protruth the book also examines the rise of electronic or social media which enables the development of our situationThe book is both useful and easy to read due to its organization It begins by asking why we should care about truth in politics and gives the reader a straight forward answer The authors illustrate their meaning both with accounts that could come from everyday life and with references to stories “ripped from today’s headlines” Both forms explain different types of falsehoods using the language of psychologists Each chapter ends with glossary that reinforces the definitions used Other chapters examine The Behavioral Science of Political Deception; The Truth and Tragedy of the Commons and advocates for Collaborative Truth Seeking Instead of Argument The authors give us tips on Truth Seeking as well as what is referred to as the Back Fire Effect Most of them deal with self control in various formsI see several ways this book can be used Although a course called either government or civics seems not to be taught in American high schools this book should be on the syllabus if the course is revived It could make an interesting introduction to a course in psychology at either the high school or college freshman level I can see a family with children in middle or high school using this book for a series of family discussions And if you or your most combative best friend are suffering from political exhaustion this is a book to read together