Just believing something strongly is good enough?
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|Mon, 05-23-2011 - 11:21am|
I came across this comment in reference to something else:
"It's also easier now to filter all the news and knowledge you get so that you simply never encounter views different from your own. I see in my freshman comp classes that the idea of having to support claims beyond just believing something strongly is very foreign to our younger citizens. That could have some strong real world consequences, too."
and I wondered - if this was true, how much harder our debate would become. If the formula companies convince new moms that they can't make enough milk and that formula is just as good - perhaps nothing breastfeeding advocatesd say or do will make any difference?
Children who grow up watching tv commercials may become indoctrinated into the world of marketing, ready to accept anything the formula companies tell them.