Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Oct 2011 22:37 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Considering the polarising topic of software patents and related IP litigation is coming up a lot lately, I felt the need to write a few words on this thing called 'bias'. This word is being thrown around a lot, but I get the feeling many people are unclear as to what, exactly, it means. Because contrary to popular opinion, there's nothing wrong with being being biased. In fact, there's no such thing as unbiased blogging (or even unbiased journalism).
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Don't stop there
by _xmv on Mon 24th Oct 2011 23:15 UTC
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Bias is one thing. But knowing you are biased and trying to be objective is another.
Being deliberately biased, while faking your objectivity is what is wrong.

And many believe, they gotta do this and convince others of their - preference - as I can't call that an opinion.

It seems most now just eat pre-conceived opinions as trying to achieve some kind of criticism (or even self-criticism) is way too boring.

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