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Thursday, April 10, 2008

Political Fictions Annihilated by Sowell's Facts

Many political decisions are made because of myths that have been repeated so many times that they have become 'hearsay' facts. Repeat something enough, and people will start believing it.

A case in point is the crime in South Africa. It is said that poverty in South Africa is the driving force behind crime. However, that does not follow logically. If poverty is the driving force behind crime then why do other countries that are way poorer than South Africa not have crime problems way worse than in South Africa?

Read more about fictional fallacies that have become public policies in this article called, "Sowell's Facts Annihilate Political Fictions."

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