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The decisions we make about where to live are distorted not just by politics that play down climate risks, but also by expensive subsidies and incentives aimed at defying nature.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Earlier studies about digital contact tracing have been widely distorted.
CORONAVIRUS TRACING APPS CAN SAVE LIVES EVEN WITH LOW ADOPTION RATESPATRICK O'NEILLSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Because these new constellations are being deployed in lower orbits, they’re much brighter, leaving behind long bright streaks on the image and sometimes distorting other parts of the data.
SATELLITE MEGA-CONSTELLATIONS RISK RUINING ASTRONOMY FOREVERNEEL PATELSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They take a scientific pose to gain your confidence and then distort the facts to their own purposes.
HOW PSEUDOSCIENTISTS GET AWAY WITH IT - FACTS SO ROMANTICSTUART FIRESTEINAUGUST 28, 2020NAUTILUS
That concept of distorting perception was important, Ginzel said.
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PUBLIC ART AT CHICAGO POLICE STATIONSBY LOGAN JAFFEAUGUST 21, 2020PROPUBLICA
Within other geographic or online communities, the science of vaccine safety, fluoridated drinking water and genetically modified foods is distorted or ignored.
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES HIGHLIGHT HOW HUMANS ARE HARDWIRED TO DISMISS FACTS THAT DON’T FIT THEIR WORLDVIEWLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The temptation to distort facts to make a good story is strong; I have seen it in my connection with the 'Courier.'
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Shakspere's contemporaries don't imitate Nature, they distort it, give Passion, and no Reason.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
Wherefore then should grief sadden and distort such blythe, such jocund, features as mine?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
What he wants is not an enlightened and truthful agent, but a man who will distort the truth to suit his prejudices.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO

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