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The End of Truth

Truth and Democracy have always had a troubled relationship, but perhaps never as troubled as now. From Plato’s Noble Lie to Kellyanne Conway’s Alternative Facts, there has always been a tension between the presentation of an objective truth and the exercise of political power. Michael Ignatieff, himself an academic turned not particularly successful politician, mused […]

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Gove is primus inter pares when it comes to untrustworthiness, blaming China for UK’s failure to test, & ‘not knowing’ the EU & a UK company were offering ventilators. As Gore Vidal said, “once a country becomes habituated to liars it takes generations to bring the truth back.” twitter.com/carryonkeith/s…

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