‘A Lesson to the Credulous: the Cardiff Giant’ (2013)

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In 1869 most of the American public wanted to believe in the Cardiff Giant, and so they did–for a while.

https://leeduigon.com/2013/04/30/a-lesson-to-the-credulous-the-cardiff-giant/

The Cardiff Giant remains one of my all-time favorite hoaxes. It did no harm to anybody, and looking at it today, you’re amazed that if could have fooled anyone at all.

Unlike, say,the Climate Change hoax, which is intended to harm us in more ways than you can list.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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