Is Truth Still True If You Don’t Accept It?

img_0011Is Truth Still True If You Don’t Accept It?

Oxford Dictionaries has named “post-truth” its word of the year for 2016. How fitting. Oxford says it’s “an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.'” In the last two months we have witnessed the inability of many to cope with truths they do not want to accept. Many on the left were unable to cope with the unwanted and surprising election results. Their emotions were more important than the harsh reality. And so we saw on college campuses, students having tests postponed at an Ivy League university because they emotionally shut down. Students at other colleges were treated to use of Play-dough, coloring books, and petting animals for therapy. Read More