To what extend did Truman fear the truth about the real world? Was the more outside rather than in the world he knew? Ultimately the truth is really hard to get at, what happens when people talk about something that is considered a taboo subject or something people don’t really want to talk about.
Bjorn Lomborg has gained a reputation as the ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’. Listen to what he has to say about climate change. Many people disagree with what he is saying, others agree but seem to miss his point that something still needs to be done. What do you think of what he has to say?
- Is there sometimes a fear that we will hear or find out things that we don’t really want to know?
- How does that reflect on us?