LETTERS: ‘Truth is in the eye of the beholder’


In your April 10, 2019 issue both your editorial (Misinformation run amok) and Tom Fletcher’s column (Hippie pseudoscience) warn me about things I shouldn’t believe.

It seems that newspapers and periodicals love to do that, debunking this, pushing that, don’t believe him, believe me, that is wrong, this is right.

Truth, I find, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.

I have heard debunking of the moon-landing, dinosaurs, Jesus Christ, God, the Nazi Holocaust, smoking being harmful, Native Americans originally coming from Asia, and everything and anything else that someone chooses not to believe.

And they give quite convincing, rational arguments, too, not just some half-crazed demented spewing of who-knows-what.

It’s a pick-and-choose information world.

Most of us believe in what we want to believe in and who’s to say we’re wrong.

Edward Rubin, Surrey

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