Updated: 5/10/2002; 7:39:18 PM

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Wednesday, May 08, 2002

The Big Lie: "Monday's killing of historian and politician Pim Fortuyn brought an entire nation to its feet. After the initial shockwave that was felt throughout all communities in this tiny trading nation near the North Sea, the public showed its true colors. That of a peaceful, tolerant society."

An interesting perspective from Adam Curry.

The pervasiveness of misinformation is staggering.  It is coming at us from all sides.  Satellite feeds of video, carefully selected by someone with an ax to grind, supported by the web where you can find some site to support anyone's version of the truth.

It is beginning to make the people who suggest that NASA's Apollo Program was all executed on a back lot in Hollywood seem not quite so goofy. 

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