Why it’s as hard to escape an echo chamber as it is to flee a cult – | Aeon Essays

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First you don’t hear other views. Then you can’t trust them. Your personal information network entraps you just like a cult - essay by C Thi Nguyen

"...there are two very different phenomena at play here, each of which subvert the flow of information in very distinct ways. Let’s call them echo chambers and epistemic bubbles. Both are social structures that systematically exclude sources of information...


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