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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOINS AAAS in Publishing FAKE NEWS

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee (Liar)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FAKE NEWS/Cognitive infiltration:  "WHY WE LIE" is an article written by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee laced with serious disinfo that attempts to discredit 3 issues that are backed by published scientific evidence. (1) Obama Birth Certificate investigation (2) Global Warming (3) 9/11 False Flag - Controlled Demolition of the Twin Towers and WTC-7.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/06/lying-hoax-false-fibs-science/

It's revealing that Yudhijit Bhattacharjee is also a writer for AAAS an organization that has betrayed it's readers by publishing the pseudo-science of Global warming and actively lobbying subscribers to join the non-scientific "consensus".


Key paragraph of disinfo from "Why We Lie"
"Researchers have shown that we are especially prone to accepting lies that affirm our worldview. Memes that claim Obama was not born in the United States, deny climate change, accuse the U.S. government of masterminding the terrorist strikes of September 11, 2001, and spread other “alternative facts,” as a Trump adviser called his Inauguration crowd claims, have thrived on the Internet and social media because of this vulnerability. Debunking them does not demolish their power, because people assess the evidence presented to them through a framework of preexisting beliefs and prejudices, says George Lakoff, a cognitive linguist at the University of California, Berkeley. “If a fact comes in that doesn’t fit into your frame, you’ll either not notice it, or ignore it, or ridicule it, or be puzzled by it—or attack it if it’s threatening.”

Bhattacharjee also characterizes anyone who promotes these "theories" as Trump supporters and subscribers to alt-right facts.

AAAS Bio - Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Yudhijit has been a staff writer at Science since 2003. He has written stories on different topics related to research and policy, such as the fight over teaching evolution in U.S. classrooms and the neuroscience of time perception, and has profiled scientists with different interests and backgrounds, such as an astrophysicist who discovered dark energy and a fisherman-scientist who is working to protect fisheries in the Gulf of Maine. Yudhijit now spends most of his time covering astronomy, along with science and security and a few other areas of science policy.

Yudhijit spent the first 26 years of his life in India, receiving an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He has a master's degree in journalism from Ohio State University in Columbus, and nothing to show for a semester's worth of classes as a Ph.D. student in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Chicago, which he left to join Science.

Yudhijit's 2008 story on brain trauma caused by explosions on the battlefield won an award for best research writing from the National Mental Health Association. His work has appeared in The New York Times,The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Wired, and Discover.
http://www.sciencemag.org/author/yudhijit-bhattacharjee



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