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What happened to the truth?

From: Ted Magnuson
Length: 18:35

The truth appears to be in short supply, especially when measured by the events of the past.

Agshotsmall_small In this time of rapid technological development, global tumult, and the 24 hour news bombardment, it is worth while to reflect on history. How would those who gave us the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, those who brought the American Civil War to a close, how would they deal with the fast operators doing business today?

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In this time of rapid technological development, global tumult, and the 24 hour news bombardment, it is worth while to reflect on history. How would those who gave us the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, those who brought the American Civil War to a close, how would they deal with the fast operators doing business today?

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What is the most important question a person can ask? For me, it boils down to a very simple question; Is it true? I don?t know about you, but sometimes I wonder Why is truth getting lost in the shuffle? I?ve recently taken on a project to explore that question, but more on that later. First, some perspective. How many times today, yesterday, or let alone the past week, will you, have you, seen this: ?I?m not sure that person really knows what they?re talking about, but he seems to believe it himself. Or worse?it?s a bit unethical, but everybody?s doing it.
Oooh, truth testing can be a slippery slope.
All right, let?s see some concrete examples: Ring-ring-ring. Recently, Fred from my bank called. My bank. Ted, how are you? How are things going? Hey, do you know about the bank?s new low loan rate. 2.99%?
No, I didn?t. Fred sounded so friendly?and why calls like this come through j...
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