Manipulation : TED Radio Hour We think we're the ones who control what we see, read, think — and remember. But is that true? Who decides? And who should decide? This hour, TED speakers reveal how easily we can be manipulated.

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Manipulation

We think we're the ones who control what we see, read, think — and remember. But is that true? Who decides? And who should decide? This hour, TED speakers reveal how easily we can be manipulated.

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Tristan Harris: Do Our Devices Control More Than We Think?

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Ali Velshi: In An Age Of "Alternative Facts," How Do We Know What's True?

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