Humanism's post-trump future.

Author:Jackson, Arthur
Position:Letters - Letter to the editor
 
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In "Towards a Post-Lies Future" (M/A 2017), Gleb Tsipursky focuses on the Oxford Dictionary's definition of post-truth as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief." However, "post-truth" implies there was once a truth era, when in fact we've always been in a pre-truth era. This lies at the core of the old foundation of our civilization.

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