We wish you all a beautiful, happy Easter Holiday, local weather notwithstanding.

 

The editorial team is again taking the Sunday off, so there won’t be ‘News’ or articles published today.

However, taking on board a proposal made last Sunday by our writer and reader Julian Flood, we’ll open this space for a spirited debate – and what better theme could there be, on this day, than Truth. 

Setting the scene, see the following quotes culled from an essay in The Times this morning:

 

“When ‘lived experience’ trumps evidence, the debate can only be vapid, vicious — and very personal. – – – Without objective truth we are sunk. Without shared empirical standards, we are finished.”  (link, paywalled

 

Discuss – but please stay civil and refrain from arguing ‘ad hominem’!

 

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