The Gap: Epistemology of voter fraud and Parler's pitfalls


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Fri, 11/13/2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am


On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the impossibility of proving a negative and the new-ish social media platform aimed at free speech, 'Parler.' We discuss how, when it comes to voter fraud, it needs to be proven that it exists, not that it doesn't exist. 

Then, we talk about Parler, a social media platform that exists in "the spirit of the First Amendment" that may offer safe harbor to those banned or deplatformed on mainstream social media sites. It looks slick, which may appeal to users disillusioned by Twitter but who are not seeking out forums for more fringe content. But the content is unmoderated by any type of algorithm and they might want your Social Security number...

Related Links:

@rynnstar's TikTok on voter fraud

CBS video on Parler

Thanks to Sonia Battrell for engineering!

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"What @AbigailShrier says here about current-day censorship encapsulates what's terribly wrong with most of our free-speech-advocate pundits and journalists.

She's talking about Amazon, which sells her book, not accepting ads for it, and various places not reviewing it."

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