Truth : A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t, Paperback / softback Book

Truth : A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t Paperback / softback

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'TOM PHILLIPS IS A VERY CLEVER, VERY FUNNY MAN' Greg JennerThis is a book about TRUTH - and all the ingenious ways, throughout history, that we've managed to avoid it. We live in a 'post-truth' age, we're told. The US has a president who openly lies on a daily basis (or who doesn't even know what's true, and doesn't care).

The internet has turned our everyday lives into a misinformation battleground.

People don't trust experts any more. But was there ever really a golden age of truth-telling?

As the editor of the UK's leading independent fact-checker, Tom Phillips deals with complete bollocks every day.

Here, he tells the story of how we humans have spent history lying to each other - and ourselves - and asks an important question: how can humanity move towards a truthier future?PRAISE FOR HUMANS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HOW WE F*CKED IT ALL UP:'F*cking brilliant' Sarah Knight, The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck'Very funny' Mark Watson, comedian'In dark times, it's reassuring to learn that we've always been a bunch of clueless f*cking nitwits' Stuart Heritage, Don't Be a Dick, Pete'A light-touch history of moments when humans have got it spectacularly wrong...

Both readable and entertaining' Telegraph

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9781472263193

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