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Fake News, Descartes and the Power of Narrative

By Patrick D.

Our age is frequently referred to as "the fake news era" or "post-truth". However we want to call it, we all sense this uncertainty as to which sources of knowledge to trust and what truth even means. The philosopher René Descartes lived during a similar time of doubt and fragmentation of traditional narratives. What was his approach to finding certainty in an age of uncertainty? Find out how to update your mental toolkit to deal with the fake news era, in this epic (and rambling) journey through 1,000 years of history, weird metaphors, racist dogs and casual Batman references! Hello. Be the glue in the cracks of my fractured ego. Show love on: Twitter: twitter.com/TGEblog  Instagram: www.instagram.com/the_great_everything/  Facebook: www.facebook.com/thegreateverything/ TheGreatEverything.com 

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