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Lies advance slowly and hypnotically like a gentle incoming tide on a summer’s beach day, but they wipe all traces of the castles we have built in the sands of our carelessness. The expected avalanche of books on post-truth has arrived. Matthew d’Ancona, Evan Davis, James Ball, Ari Havt, Ralph Keyes, Daniel Levitin and Susan Glasser has each produced works with ‘post-truth’ in the title, showing how quickly a concept can be ascendant.
Famous people have the most diffused power to influence others, but more concentrated power lies closer to home.
Role models have always featured in culture but never more so than now.
God is present in the estates the Church talks about reaching; unlike his followers, he never left these spaces. It is to be seen whether the furore over the lack of black actors among the Oscar nominees for 2016 will make a difference
How easily would we interpret the language of an extra-terrestrial?Read more
Europe's peace since 1945 could yet be seenRead more