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    a negative term for an academic who write in support of fracking (=a type of mining for gas, oil etc. that is considered by many to be environmentally harmful)

    The MIT frackademics stuck to the party line: they only tested newly completed wells

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/12/2012


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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