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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

However, having listened to the five podcasts ( [link] ), it is clear that whilst Trump might be the current and most spectacular symptom of post-truth America, he is not the sole cause (Kurt Anderson, Episode 2).

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

So, psychologically, it’s better to downplay its likelihood (which is already occurring, ie 100%) and its impact (catastrophic, even just considering the effects of the destruction of forests, oceans, soils and permafrost, which are already well-advanced and accelerating).

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The Death of Truth: A World Where Lying Pays

How to Save the World

Of course, I know that since selves do not really exist, they cannot have changed or caused anything. So the seeming recent perfection of the processes and technologies of lying are just what has apparently happened, for no reason.

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