Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The misguided belief in “alternative facts.”

Conversely, to the extent that GPS works, its success reinforces our confidence in all the underlying assumptions, including the assumption that Euclidean geometry describes, with good accuracy, the reality of spatial geometry on earthly scales. And so far, GPS has worked flawlessly.

Wilczek, Frank. Fundamentals (p. 19). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition. 

Kellyanne Conway told reporters that the Trump administration worked on a belief in alternative facts. How did that work out for them and us?

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