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The Monitor: a powerful expression of clarity and truth

From the January 16, 2017 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

First appeared as a Web Original on November 14, 2016

Partially unnoticed midst elections in the US and crises abroad has been the evolution of society into what is being called a “post-truth” era. This arresting phrase, coined more than a decade ago and noted with growing concern since then, describes the increasing disregard for truth in politics and the media by those who issue—or blandly accept—statements that have no basis in fact.