The Truth Illusion

Al Jazeera investigates how deepening divisions in society created conspiracy theories and ‘alternative facts’.

[Al Jazeera Investigations]
[Al Jazeera Investigations]

Today, we’re featuring the Al Jazeera Investigates podcast’s episode, The Truth Illusion. It explores one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to answer. What can we prove to be the truth?

In today’s deeply divided society, is it even possible for people to agree on a common reality? Al Jazeera investigates how those deepening divisions began and how they have eroded faith in authority – creating conspiracy theories and “alternative facts”.

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Source: Al Jazeera