The question left unanswered here is, if facts, science, logic, reasoned argument can so easily be put aside, (or ndeed dangerous) then what is to be done. If it is right to be cautuious but if one cannot even protest , then it perhaps follows that we decline into a state of stupidity.
This essay examines the belief systems that continue to make people believe that a referendum was rigged. In this case it was the end of Newfoundland as a ‘nation’ and the vote for confederation with Canada.
It’s reading races parallels with the process is involved with the Scottish independence referendum of 2014 and the accusations of pre rigging during Brexit in 2016.
Having read about Newfoundland politics in the past, I found this essay fascinating.