I recently wrote a post comparing “truth” and “fact” and determined that they are not synonymous.
The word truth is many times combined with “someone’s interpretation” and a “matter of fact”. An individual needs to examine and use their judgement to arrive at the percentage of truth and fact.
With that said…let’s get back to the topic “Who cares about the truth”?
I question “that” on a daily basis after looking at the items that are before me through the political news media or individual conversations that I have with friends. So many of the average public have “tuned out” due to the “do-nothing” political rhetoric. Unfortunately, the extremist (left and right) are still very much engaged and influencing voters with 15 second soundbites that go un-challenged.
For example: 70 % of the all Americans believe that …(whatever). Did anyone call you and ask you what you believe?…No One called me!…So who are these Americans by name that made up that 70%, and what are the names of the 30% that apparently disagreed?…be concerned but don’t buy into numbers just because someone placed them before you.
I can take “any side” of an issue and provide you with the percentage numbers that I need to meet my objective. I can do this by “selecting” the right audience to provide those numbers…or if I am in a hurry just make them up and move on to the next 15 second soundbite….after all, who cares about the truth?
The fundamental structure and values of Our County are more threaten today than they have ever been (from within) by emotion, ignorance and a desire for power. Common-sense unfortunately has become uncommon.
Logic, common-sense, and accountability must prevail or we will “wake-up” and find that we live in a Country that we no longer recognize. Don’t swallow what you are fed by politicians, pundits, or any other media with an agenda, investigate to determine what is the truth by examining the facts.
Nothing is perfect…but The United States is the best Country in the World…help keep it that way with your active involvement.