Truthiness and Atonement

Several years ago the comedian Colbert coined the term “truthiness:” that is, truth which is determined by intuition and perception without regard to evidence, facts, or logic. In contrast, how might we practice and promote conversation grounded in substance and reliability? What might we learn from a teenage “busy-body,” a character in Ian McEwan’s novel Atonement, about the importance of reliable reporting?

We hold the monthly Minister Town Hall from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.