A collection of explainers, references, opinions, and other supplementary material to help you better understand our collection of facts and myths.


Should We Dismiss a Source Due to Some of Its Content?

I would argue that most sources of information and any information they contain should not be dismissed due our thoughts on them in general or a portion of their content. Instead, I would argue that any source is capable of presenting good and useful information, even if they typically don’t.

The Difference Between Fact and Opinion

Facts are things that are the case for sure, they are stated plainly and without bias. Opinions meanwhile inject subjectivity and bias. Since most content in any form contains at least some subjectivity and bias, it is rare to find pure facts and common to find opinion.

Is Bitcoin in a Bubble?

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies look like they are in a bubble here in 2017, in terms of historic bubbles, but no one can predict the future.

Political Ideology Simplified

Most political positions can be described using a limited set of political terms related to classical and social liberalism and conservatism.