Exposing lies is vital in a post-truth world

When is “history” actually a lie? How do you prove historical evidence is true? This, in essence, is the subject of the film Denial.

Exposing lies is an effective way of uncovering truths which may otherwise be hidden behind unaudited claims on the net or a misleading ideological consensus.

On issue after issue, from history to politics to science to social protest, the real story of our age is about the battle between truth and lies.

My column in The Times of London (subscription only, I’m afraid). For access to the full article, please click here.

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