A perfect statement to end the week … Why? Because truly there is no ‘truth’ anymore … we don’t believe elected officials, trusted institutions, established policies … it seems to me this is a worldwide reality! 😪
This helps me understand so much of the current reality I perceive!
A few days ago I was at a conference in Montreal, and a Canadian gentleman, trying to grasp what’s happening to America, asked me a simple question: “What do you fear most these days?”
I paused for a second, like a spectator waiting to see what would come out of my own mouth. Two things came out: “I fear we’re seeing the end of ‘truth’ — that we simply can’t agree any more on basic facts. And I fear that we’re becoming Sunnis and Shiites…but the sectarianism that has destroyed nation-states in the Middle East is now infecting us.”…
So when I got home, I called my teacher and friend Dov Seidman…and asked him what he thought was happening to us.
“What we’re experiencing is an assault on the very foundations of our society and democracy — the twin pillars of truth and trust,” Seidman responded. “What makes us…
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