After He Points Out These Age-Old Tricks, You'll Notice Them Everywhere And (Hopefully) Say 'Nope!'

In a world where it might seem like everyone is trying to convince you of just about anything and everything, we need to really think hard about HOW we're talking about the issues. This dude does a pretty excellent rundown of six super-common tricks that get pulled on us all the time. Knowledge is power. Don't let politicians, pundits, and trolls get away with it any longer!

Minor corrections:

- Fallacy #2 is also known as the "slippery slope" argument.

- The Earth was actually not believed to be flat!


Oh Snap! The Government Just Got Put On Notice ... By An 8th-Grader.

I know, I know. There's a lot of confusing information out there about government surveillance, and it's super hard to keep up with it all, let alone understand it. Luckily, this award-winning documentary by eighth-grader Ben Blum explains some things most adults have trouble with. Make sure you stay through to 6:00 because this kid really sticks it to Congress with a list of demands.