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Life in a “post-truth” America. Plus the Iranian Christians stuck in legal limbo, the history of acupuncture, and more.
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President Trump’s repeated condemnations of the Mueller probe as a “Witch Hunt” could be having a psychological effect on Americans: Cognitive scientists say that the familiarity bred by repetition The author of describes to what many describe as a “post-truth” America. And a recent lawsuit by the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones helps to illustrate the extent of that post-truth problem: “Competing truths … are no

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