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Can we trust experts? Share your opinion and ask the panel!
Question-time style debate, followed by a wine reception.
"The people of this country have had enough of experts” according to politician Michael Gove. Is he right? Are there some experts we blindly trust and immediately ignore? Why do we disregard climate change scientists or medical advice but still believe the promises of advertisers? As technology advances, will we put our faith completely in robots like Siri and Alexa to answer our questions and meet our needs? How much does our trust rely purely on the way someone communicates? What is the position of the expert in a society where our access to information is greater than ever? Or does the perceived credibility of an expert depend entirely on the individual?
Date added: Tuesday, February 12, 2019