January 31, 2017

Post-Truth

Oxford dictionaries named “post-truth” their word of the year. It is defined as “relating or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” The usage of the word increased 2000 percent since last year, they explained. But what about the usage of the concept? For how long has subjectivity influenced objectivity?

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