How do we know?

Dear Editor,
Epistemology is the branch of philosophy which deals with asking how do we know what we know? It’s one of those university courses easily dismissed by, ‘When am I ever going to need this in real life?’
The coming of the Information Age brought astounding, sometimes overwhelming advances in data sharing, but with that came a flood of distracting data — more misinformation than enlightenment.

 

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