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Har tittat klart på Chernobyl. Den är en studie i agnotologi, vad det verkar.

danah boyd skriver om denna motsats till epistemologi:

Epistemology is the term that describes how we know what we know. Most people who think about knowledge think about the processes of obtaining it. Ignorance is often assumed to be not-yet-knowledgeable. But what if ignorance is strategically manufactured? What if the tools of knowledge production are perverted to enable ignorance? In 1995, Robert Proctor and Iain Boal coined the term “agnotology” to describe the strategic and purposeful production of ignorance. In an edited volume called Agnotology, Proctor and Londa Schiebinger collect essays detailing how agnotology is achieved. Whether we’re talking about the erasure of history or the undoing of scientific knowledge, agnotology is a tool of oppression by the powerful.

danah boyd, “Agnotology and Epistemological Fragmentation“, 26 april 2019

(Gustav Holmberg uppmärksammade den där boken av Proctor & Schiebinger när det begav sig 2008)