17 November 2017

On 'The Nature of Truth'

From The Just Third Way (link in the sidebar):

Far from being trite, a tautology, or so obvious that it need not be said, the question of whether truth is, in fact, true is one that, like Pontius Pilate at the turning point, has caused modern civilization to come to grief, and one that concerned Waugh greatly, as the ending of Brideshead Revisited demonstrates — an ending that pleased none of the socialists, modernists, and New Agers who commented on it.  To trivialize or ridicule the subject, article, author, or publication might not be the most persuasive method of bringing others around to an alternative point of view, or of bringing people to (if the expression may be excused) the truth.

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