Tom Atlee: The Fall and Rise of Truth, Trust, and Society’s Capacity for Wisdom

Civil Society, Collective Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence, Ethics
Tom Atlee

The fall and rise of truth, trust and society’s capacity for wisdom

We are in a period that is sometimes called the “post-truth era”, with a disturbing subtext that it might also be post-trust. Where do we turn for people, information, institutions that we can fully trust, that are dependably truthful – especially for ALL of us diverse people who find ourselves sharing public spaces and challenges with others we don’t understand and may even detest or fear as driven by evil designs and deranged narratives?