A great quote attributed to George Orwell, author of 1984, is, “During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”
In poring over the news of late, it’s amazing how much untruth there is, mixed with partial truth. Spin and euphemisms often replace truth.
I read recently that an abortion doctor was honored for his work. But not once was there a mention of the word “abortion” or even a hint of the grisly work he is involved in.
Just last month, noted Matt Rocheleau for the Boston Globe (1/8/15), “Up to 64 Dartmouth College students — including some athletes — could face suspension or other disciplinary action for cheating in an ethics class this past fall.” Cheating in ethics class? This speaks for itself.
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