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Easily Confused (66) Influencer

People who call themselves “influencers”, but don’t influence me at all: What really influences me, although none of their authors would use such a stupid self-descriptive term: Influenza: The last one can be pretty influential, actually. It definitely impresses me … Continue reading

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Easily confused (65) stable and smart

In fiction: In reality: Heck, even the part about the investigation makes sense in both contexts.

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Easily Confused (64) Civil War Monuments

Bad Civil War monuments: Good Civil War monuments:

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Easily Confused (63) Politicians and Science

Donald Trump: Justin Trudeau: What a difference an education makes.

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Easily Confused (62) GDP

Donald Trump on GDP: I already understood more about GDP in 9th grade. But then, I just went to a regular public school. Robert Kennedy on GDP:

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Easily Confused (61) Learning Spanish

How I thought I would learn Spanish: How my friends think I learn Spanish: How I really learn Spanish:

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Easily Confused (60) Dehumanization

Dehumanization of Jews in Nazi propaganda: (Source: Der Giftpilz by Ernst Hiemer, published in Germany in 1938.) Dehumanization of Syrian refugees by Donald Trump: All that reading of Nazi literature really left its mark.

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Easily Confused (59) Mass Hysteria

Mass hysteria: Mass hysteria:

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Easily Confused (58) Llamas

Llama at Lake Titicaca: Llama on Isla del Sol: Llama with curry: Links: All articles from the “Easily Confused” series. More about Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol or about Bolivia in general. More cute animals.

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Easily Confused (57) Coup in Brazil

1889, that was a coup when the military toppled the Brazilian emperor Pedro II and forced him into exile. 1964, that was a coup which lead to 20 years of military dictatorship. 2016, that is, contrary to some angry rhetoric and calls of “coup” … Continue reading

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