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December Coffee Talk: Breaking Out of Your Echo Chambers

For the last Coffee Talk of 2018, SpokaneFāVS panelists will discuss The Echo Chamber, why it’s problematic and how people can break free of them.

The term Echo Chamber is widely used today to describe situations where ideas or beliefs are reinforced through repetition in a closed system, not allowing for the free movement of alternative or competing concepts.

It’s a major and growing problem, according to scholars.

“The echo chamber may be comforting, but ultimately it locks us into perpetual tribalism, and does tangible damage to our understanding,” a columnist wrote in The Guardian.

Coffee Talk panelists will be:

The discussion will be at Saturday, 10 a.m.,at Saranac Commons, 19 W. Main Ave.

If everyone who reads and appreciates FāVS, helps fund it, we can provide more events like this. For as little as $5, you can support FāVS – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.

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