After Truth?

The Baffler

Truth is: Post-truth is not only Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year, but one of the most overused terms of our time. Sad! (as the soon to be sworn in Apprentice-in-Chief would say). We need more relfection on what we mean (and imply) when we use the term. This essay is a good starting point. Key idea: Β«Post-truth mischaracterizes both our age and all ages before it.Β»


From Weekly Filet #223, in January 2017.

πŸ’” Some older links might be broken β€” that's the state of the web, sadly. If you find one, ping me.

Thousands of curious minds trust the Weekly Filet for food for thought. Every Friday, carefully curated recommendations on what to read, watch and listen to. Helping you make sense of the world and yourself.

Undecided? Learn more | Peek inside