In his new book 12 Rules For Life, Jordan Peterson has a whole chapter called “Tell the truth or at least don’t lie.” Peterson often talks of the need for people to be truthful and not to say things that they know to be untrue.
Peterson is hardly saying anything revolutionary. What he is advocating seems completely obvious. Most people know that it is better to be honest than not. Read More…
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Sarah Baxter, Deputy Editor of The Sunday Times was also brilliant on this on Tuesday’s Newsnight.
Available for a few weeks only- the antidote to the stupid, trivial film ‘The Death of Stalin’ by Peter Hitchens on his blog
Also check out his radio interview on this subject here.
Politics is now a digital arms race, and Labour is winning by Robert Peston in The Spectator
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In the latest Imagine Athena podcast Candice Holdsworth speaks to Robin Gilbert-Jones about post-truth, fake news and political correctness.
Robin makes the compelling point, using the example of George Orwell, as well as the recent death of Fidel Castro, that the idea of “post-truth” is not unique to our time at all.