EPISTEMIC CLOSURE ON DISPLAY

We have to hand it to “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace.

By now he is keenly aware that a huge chunk of Fox News viewers tune in to have their beliefs and fears confirmed – not challenged.

That’s what has been termed “epistemic closure.”

So he must know that when he conducts an interview like Sunday’s tense head-to-head with White House aide Stephen Miller, there is likely to be hell to pay from the viewers.

And there was…..



And then the one that seems to strike at the heart of the matter for so many of these mouth-breathers.

And yes, “Epistemic closure” is an affliction visited upon many on both sides of the political spectrum.

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