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Center for Inquiry – Transnational

1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, New York 14228 United States

November 2018

Nov
30

Lecture by Michael I. Niman: Weaponized Social Media and the War on Verifiable Reality”

Friday, November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Center for Inquiry – Transnational, 1310 Sweet Home Road
Amherst, New York 14228 United States
Free

Michael I. Niman, professor of communications at Buffalo State College In his talk titled "Weaponized Social Media and the War on Verifiable Reality," Mike Niman makes the argument that Social Media has emerged as one of the most dangerous and destructive cultural forces, just beneath organized religion and capitalism. His talk examines the deepening penetration of social media platforms into the daily lives of Americans, looking at the intentionally dopaminergic aspects of the platforms that makes them both physically and…

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