Lies And Deception In The Age Of Fake News
In this age of fake news, alternative facts and a political leadership that has lied to the media and the public, lies and deception are part and parcel to the daily lives of millions of Americans. So, how do we navigate a world that’s gone topsy-turvy? Morning Shift talks with Harvard philosopher Tim Scanlon about what makes a lie, when it’s appropriate to lie and what’s at stake when false statement and stories carry so much weight in our politics and culture. We also take calls from listeners.