In a recent article in the New York Times ( https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/13/opinion/Alabama-Covid-vaccine-politics.html?referringSource=articleShare ), associate professor of creative writing at Auburn University, Anton DiSclafani, writes “the idea of truth has suddenly become slippery. There is no truth, it seems. Only what you choose to believe, and how.

Mikhail Gorbachev, who oversaw the withdrawal of Soviet forces from Afghanistan in 1989 after Moscow’s failed decade-long campaign there, said that NATO’s own deployment to the country had been doomed from the start. According to Former…