Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTAgvf8fHOs Deepfakes, or videos doctored to show people saying or doing things they didn’t say or do, are on the rise. As the technology becomes cheaper and easier to use, realistic-looking deepfake videos of celebrities' faces pasted onto other bodies, world leaders making false or provocative statements, and everyday people being turned into pornography performers are… Continue lendo Deepfakes and the Fog of Truth | CBSN Originals

Why are autocrats popular? – Assault on democracy | DW Documentary

A wave of authoritarianism is churning from East to West and assailing civil society. Autocrats are threatening democracy, while their regimes portray NGOs as Trojan horses for foreign interference. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWOlugUj4Qk The resurgence of authoritarianism is impacting countries across the globe, no matter what their form of government. "In the Crosshairs of the State" documents this… Continue lendo Why are autocrats popular? – Assault on democracy | DW Documentary

The Dark History Of The Catholic Inquisition | Secret Files Of The Inquisition | Parable

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Umg4htFNEc Based on previously unreleased secret documents from European Archives including the Vatican, Secret Files of the Inquisition unveils the incredible true story of the Catholic Church's 500-year struggle to remain the world's only true Christian religion. It traces Catholicism's determination to maintain power at any cost in medieval France, 15th century Spain, Renaissance Italy… Continue lendo The Dark History Of The Catholic Inquisition | Secret Files Of The Inquisition | Parable

Why You Should Be Worried About Facebook’s Metaverse | VICE News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bolyiGMcjBs On December 6, Facebook was sued for its role in facilitating the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. The Facebook Papers revealed how the company chased profits - often at the expense of safety. So can we trust Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse won't become a tool for misinformation and surveillance?

Conspirituality: How Wellness Became a Gateway for Misinformation | CBSN Originals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqvGU9o2bGI The wellness community has long embraced alternative approaches to health. But when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the combination of a quest for answers, distrust of mainstream souces, influencers co-opting conspiratorial phrases and hashtags, and social media algorithms built to keep people scrolling created a perfect storm of misinformation. A new CBSN Originals documentary, in… Continue lendo Conspirituality: How Wellness Became a Gateway for Misinformation | CBSN Originals

This family reported their son to national security authorities over QAnon | Four Corners

The far-right political movement known as QAnon has taken off around the world, mobilising a committed band of believers dedicated to fighting what they claim is an ‘online war’ against corrupt, child abusing elites. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3ol1aUN_Go In the United States, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has declared QAnon a potential domestic terrorism threat. The conspiracy… Continue lendo This family reported their son to national security authorities over QAnon | Four Corners

The Right’s Fight to Make America a Christian Nation | CBSN Originals

These days, in the United States, we live surrounded by a religiosity that pervades our politics, media, even our sports events. Kierkegaard fiercely insisted on the difficulty, the near impossibility of “becoming a Christian” in what purported to be a Christian society. [...] We live now, more than ever, in an America where a great… Continue lendo The Right’s Fight to Make America a Christian Nation | CBSN Originals

An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide | CBSN Originals

A new episode of CBSN Originals' Reverb series reveals that as Christian nationalism attracts followers, traditional pastors fear for their faith and the country. Evangelical Christians are a powerful political force, but an extreme faction has divided the community. In the half-hour documentary, An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide, we hear from pastors on both… Continue lendo An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide | CBSN Originals

Estamos próximos do Apocalipse?

O Apocalipse, o livro mais impressionante e extremo da Bíblia, é um texto sagrado que profetiza o final dos tempos. Que segredos estão ocultos em suas páginas? Quanto tempo de vida resta à espécie humana? Segundo vários especialistas, dos sete selos que compõem o Apocalipse, cinco já foram abertos, e agora o sexto está prestes… Continue lendo Estamos próximos do Apocalipse?

Witchcraft in Romania | Vice Asia

In Romania, the homeland of Dracula and superstition, witches were pretty much spared from the medieval witch-hunts that plagued most of Europe and killed 100,000 women. In fact, witchcraft here is not only alive; it’s thriving, and it’s even feared by politicians. There are hundreds of witches in the country, and they make and break… Continue lendo Witchcraft in Romania | Vice Asia