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AL Kennedy reflects on the stuggle to establish truth in what she regards as an age of lies.

AL Kennedy reflects on the stuggle to establish truth in what she regards as an age of lies. Lies, she says, are proliferating on TV, in politics, in business and throughout public and private life. Extracting truths in moral and effective ways, she argues, is an ever greater challenge.

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Sun 15 Sep 2013 08:48

A Point of View: Why people sometimes prefer lies to the truth

A Point of View: Why people sometimes prefer lies to the truth

Has our world become a place where a plausible or entertaining lie is more welcome than the truth, asks writer AL Kennedy.

 

Read AL Kennedy’s article on the BBC News website

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Presenter AL Kennedy
Producer Sheila Cook

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  • Fri 13 Sep 2013 20:50
  • Sun 15 Sep 2013 08:48

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