Science and Philosophy start with “post-truth”, not end there

If Our Minds are “Post-Truth”, What Then?

Post-truth, yes — but since when, exactly?

2016, everybody knows, was dubbed the year of “post-truth”. The first ascent of Mr Trump to the Presidentship in the US, and the narrow “Brexit” victory in the UK showed how social media could be mobilized to spread “fake news”. This media, we suddenly saw, is set up in such a way that it supercharges and “shares” graphic, emotional and partisan (as against…

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Castalian Stream

Castalian Stream

Articles on philosophy, psychology & classical thought (notably Stoic) for those interested in renewing, spreading, and applying these ideas today.