In Defense of Truth in a Post-Truth World

We can’t fix a problem we’re unaware of. It took someone teaching me about truth for me to learn to love truth. Chantelle’s words are spot on! You go, girl!

Her Life, His Way

img_3285A “post-truth” world.

Anyone seeking to be a Christ-follower should be concerned at the thought of this – yet, according to current trends, this is where we are at. Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” the word of the year in 2016 (followed up by “youthquake” in 2017). This generation, as a whole, sees truth as a more fluid thing – led by emotion, circumstance, and place – a thing that can be anything to anyone and of no real definition or substance. 

Today, most people consider truth to be what they believe to be true.

post-truth: “‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief'” (Oxford Dictionary).

I don’t know what your experience has been but I, personally, have become increasingly aware of the lack of desire to be “right”. While it used to…

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