The second is the false consensus bias, which relates to the tendency of people to think that their thoughts, beliefs, opinions etc are more widely shared than they actually are. Most of the writing about this relates to things like political opinion, but I think it also applies to knowledge more generally. 1 point submitted 8 days ago.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileIntelligence officer and ex diplomat Richard Colvin testifies Thursday at a commons special committee on Afghanistan, which is hearing witnesses on the transfer of Afghan detainees. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)All detainees transferred by Canadians to Afghan prisons were likely tortured by Afghan officials, and many of the prisoners were innocent, says a former senior diplomat with Canada’s mission in Afghanistan.Appearing before a House of Commons committee Wednesday, Richard Colvin blasted Canada’s detainee policies and compared them with the policies of Britain and the Netherlands.Colvin said Canada was taking six times as many detainees as British troops and 20 times as many as the Dutch.The detainees were captured by Canadian soldiers then handed over to the Afghan intelligence service, called the NDS.He said unlike the British and Dutch, Canada did not monitor their conditions; took days, weeks or months to notify the Red Cross; kept poor records; and to prevent scrutiny, Canadian Forces leadership concealed this behind “walls of secrecy.”Colvin said the most common forms of torture were beatings, whipping with power cables, the use of electricity, knives, open flames and rape.Internet freedom: Should government have the ability to shut down the internet?The Egyptian government shut down access to the internet and the country’s cellphone data network early Friday, according to media reports. Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests.
Mean, he played well. I always find it tough playing him. Victory comes two days after he took out fellow Australian former All England Club quarter finalist Bernard Tomic in four sets. When film was first made it used cellulose nitrate as the base on which the light sensitive minerals were applied. Most of the early black and white films were shot with this type of film. It worked very well in capturing the black and white images in high quality, but it had one major drawback nitrate backed film was extremely flammable.
Best Buy says customers will find themselves in “themed interactive activities and will experience the hard life of Liberty City first hand.”The competing events highlight the dynamic between Best Buy and Future Shop, which continues to get more interesting as time goes by. Best Buy bought Future Shop in 2001 and, rather than simply absorb the chain, chose to run it completely separately. Future Shop, in fact, continues to open new stores, as does Best Buy.Nevertheless, with GTA IV going on sale at midnight on Monday, there are going to be a lot of gamers calling in sick to work on Tuesday.Speaking of being a corporate mouthpiece.