South African Skeptics

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Offline Tweefo

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If you don't agree with me you are obviously not from this planet.

Online brianvds

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One would think that when there are enough such fake videos around, people would get skeptical. But my experience with social media tells me otherwise: some people fall for it every single time, over and over, and never learn.

Offline Rigil Kent

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Hopefully it will boost healthy skepticism.
You know it's cold outside when you go outside and it's cold.

Offline BoogieMonster

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I wouldn't be so hopeful. In the modern cancel-culture just a whiff of something you may have said or done 20 years ago while inebriated for which no evidence exists can end your career. Tied with the huge amount of incredulity one sees on social media with things, again, for which there is not a single thread of evidence, nevermind really convincing fake evidence... doesn't leave me with a hell of a lot of hope.

As they say: Things may get a lot worse before they get better.
"Monkey killing monkey killing monkey over pieces of the ground, Silly monkeys, give them thumbs, they make a club and beat their brother down. How they survive, so misguided, is a mystery. Repugnant is a creature who would squander the ability to lift an eye to heaven, conscious of his fleeting time here" - Tool