The Truth Is Out There, But Do We Want To Find It?
The truth is out there — somewhere. The question is: do we want to find it?
Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year was “post-truth;” it cited the word’s spiked use in the context of the Brexit vote, and the U.S. presidential election.
This is an issue that’s of interest to Lynn Vavreck. She’s a political science and communication professor at UCLA and has written about it.