Our Post-Truth Reality

(This article was originally published on Medium and has since been updated, cleaned up and transferred to this substack)

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.”
- Frederick Douglass

The Story War:
Our lives are organized around stories. Regardless of one's perspective on evidence, known facts, and the vigor of science, when it comes to how the mind navigates belief, we inevitably reduce things to narratives.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://peterjoseph.substack.com/p/our-post-truth-reality