Posted at 16:30h
A speech delivered by Professor Tom Nichols at the Post-Truth Initiative End of Year Event "Is Truth Dead? From Power and the Media to Science and Reason" on 20 November 2017
U.S. Naval War College
Tom Nichols is a Professor of National Security Affairs at the...
Colin Wight, University of Sydney
This article is part of an ongoing series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of lies, bullshit and propaganda that threatens...
By Nick Enfield
In our new normal, experts are dismissed and alternative facts flagrantly offered. This suspicion of specialists is part of a bigger problem
We often defer to others’ expertise, and for good reason. The entire edifice of modern society only exists thanks to the division of...