Where is the truth?

In a recent Washington Post article, Hesse addresses the question – What happens to the concepts of truth and knowledge in a user-generated world of information saturation?  The article examines the interesting ways students go about doing research and, more often than not, select resources based on their beliefs or opinions rather than facts. To review the article, click here.  What are your thoughts on issues addressed in this article?  Feel free to post your comments our our blog. 

One thought on “Where is the truth?”

  1. An excellent book that explores this subject in depth is: The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture , by Andrew Keen.

    Check it out from Parham Library- HM851.K44 2007.

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