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Is this really a post-truth world? | Julian Baggini17 Sep 1:00am

Is this really a post-truth world? | Julian Baggini

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The truth used to be plain and simple. Just because it’s now complex doesn’t mean it’s false, argues Julian Baggini The promise of the truth has always been alluring. The most-quoted Gospel verse on evangelical posters and literature is John 14:6, in which Jesus proclaims: “I am the way, the truth and the life.” It resonates because we all have a sense that truth is somehow essential to living well. If your life turns out to have been built on nothing but lies, it is as though it has not been real. Paris is the capital of France, George Washington was the first president of the United States, water is H
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