4: In God We Trust?
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SHOW NOTES Episode 4: “In God We Trust?“ Bill and Ken are exploring different aspects of joy. We need to share truth because people want to trust each other. Billy Joel’s song “Honesty” says it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS1TiGu6Bak Descartes made himself the center of all things, eroding our ties to truth. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Rene-Descartes Trust is crucial in relationships. Relativism leads to dictatorial relationships, as posited by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. National Catholic Register http://www.ncregister.com/blog/benjamin-wiker/benedict-vs.-the-dictatorship-of-relativism Can we construct trust quantitatively? Ken referred to this in USA Today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/03/20/review-you-wrote-amazon-priceless/99332602/ People generally trust only themselves today, says The Death of Expertise by Thomas Nichols, a new book cited by Bill.…