My Take: By Matthew McCully

By Matthew McCully
My Take: By Matthew McCully

The format of a My Take is 150 words – no more, no less – to express an opinion on a different topic each week. This week’s topic was research
Googling something is not research.
And re-searching something until you find the answer you want on the internet is not research.
I have zero faith in the validity of arguments coming from people who get their public health recommendations from a trucking freedom convoy.
Anyone else curious how that same group of enlightened, well-mannered freedom-fighting patriots missed a Nazi flag mincing through their super peaceful inclusive protest on behalf of the rights of all Canadians?
I don’t remember seeing any accidental swastikas turn up at Pride parades or Black Lives Matter marches. Maybe I’m not doing my research properly. I should trust the critical thinking skills of people who are one podcast away from a medical degree.
Of all the wonderful things in life the internet could nurture and elevate, how is it that fear and ignorance seem to grow exponentially faster than anything else?

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