Noam Chomsky and Robert Trivers Have a Chat About Deceit

Evolutionary biologist Robert Trivers and linguist Noam Chomsky talk about deceit and self-deception in Seed Magazine.
"...these massive industries of persuasion and deception, which... are also inducing a form of either ignorance or self-deception in listeners, where they come to believe that they know the truth when in fact they’re just being manipulated."  -Robert Trivers
"We just cannot adopt toward ourselves the same attitudes that we adopt easily and in fact, reflexively, when others commit crimes. No matter how strong the evidence." -Noam Chomsky
Article and a link to a video excerpt from their conversation>>

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