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Thursday, February 23 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Sleight of Hand, Sleight of Mind ... breaking the spell for war

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In this INTERACTIVE session participants are challenged to "break the spell" of War Propaganda by unmasking its Sensory and Psychological Misdirection. Participants will be surprised how their own cognitive biases are manipulated to form the compelling illusions of war. The focus will be on recent geopolitical disputes: Afghanistan,Iraq,Libya,Syria,The Balkans,Ukraine.

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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 9:00am - 10:15am
2402 Red Deer College

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