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Living in a post-authentic world

Living in a post-authentic world

Bruce Springsteen says we’re living in a post-authentic world. Authenticity has become a goal not a quality. We’re encouraged to manufacture it—to fake it! It used to be sincerity we all craved, says political commentator Denis Atkins—he’s one of several guests who help us explore the modern world’s strange and at times ambiguous relationship with the truth. (Please note this program was originally broadcast on the 23rd of September 2012)