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A One-Sided Story
And what Biased Perception can lead
to…
A man is taking a walk in Central park in New York. Suddenly he
sees a little girl being attacked by a pit bull. He runs o...
A policeman who was watching the scene walks over and says
"You are a hero, tomorrow you can read it in all the newspapers...
Oh then it will say in newspapers in the morning –
"Brave American saves life of little girl'" - the policeman answers
The...
"Oh, what are you then?“
The man says - "I am a Pakistani!"
The next day the newspapers prints the headline:
"Islamic extremist kills American dog. Connections to terrorist
networks ...
Justice?
The End
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A One sided story and how it Distorts Reality

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This is a popular joke and probably heard by a lot of people. I am trying to promote this to make people understand how we tend to distort facts based on our perceptions and in the end manage to convince a large group of people on a distorted and convoluted fact

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  1. 1. A One-Sided Story And what Biased Perception can lead to…
  2. 2. A man is taking a walk in Central park in New York. Suddenly he sees a little girl being attacked by a pit bull. He runs over and starts fighting with the dog He succeeds in killing the dog and saving the girl's life
  3. 3. A policeman who was watching the scene walks over and says "You are a hero, tomorrow you can read it in all the newspapers "Brave New Yorker saves the life of little girl" The man says - "But I am not a New Yorker!"
  4. 4. Oh then it will say in newspapers in the morning – "Brave American saves life of little girl'" - the policeman answers The man says - "But I am not an American!"
  5. 5. "Oh, what are you then?“ The man says - "I am a Pakistani!"
  6. 6. The next day the newspapers prints the headline: "Islamic extremist kills American dog. Connections to terrorist networks are being investigated"
  7. 7. Justice? The End
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