The truth will set us free
January 20, 2021
“You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John reports Jesus telling his disciples that. Knowing and following the truth is good advice in all times from whomever is advising it.
This is a time of people embracing truths shared among friends, neighbors and co-collaborators: “My truth” and “our truth,” are shared certainties between allies. But in the larger, civil society – in the realm of facts and laws and newspapers, what served as “your” truth or “our” truth does not always hold up where facts and measurements and courts of law are the final...