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Thursday, February 23 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Sleight of Hand, Sleight of Mind...the subtleties of Canadian War Propaganda

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OMG!  You mean it's not just Americans and Russians....you mean Canadians are like everyone else...believing our own national illusions?  In this INTERACTIVE session participants are challenged to "break the spell" of contemporary Canadian war propaganda by unmasking the subtleties of is misdirection.  Canadian propaganda, as all countries do, creates and plays upon the bias of moral superiority.

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Greg Hunter

Teacher, EPSB
Greg Hunter taught science in Alberta for 30 years. Since his retirement he has been studying and speaking on how cognitive biases are used to manipulate our received world views. His goal is to facilitate critical thinking about history and current events. “Greg's talks are multi-media extravaganzas that challenge teachers—and all of us—to never assume that received narratives are necessarily true. Such skepticism is the basis of real... Read More →



Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
2402 Red Deer College

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