When any claim can be checked out, why does fiction still trump fact?

Without realising it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress

  • Milan Kundera

Why people tend to believe in Internet myths, scams, hoaxes, even if they could easily defuse them with a simple Google search? Check out this interesting essay by Lyz Lenz on Aeon Magazine.

Published by Luca Sartoni

I lead a team of engineers across three continents at Automattic. I love hiking, photography, and 3D printers.

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