Often Enough

The Brew Is A Musing

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter. (Isaiah 5:20, NIV 1984).

My Musings – Saw this on FaceBook today — “If you tell a lie often enough…it becomes journalism.” An obvious attempt at satire, but as if often the case with satire how much is exaggeration and how much is truth?

Among the various definitions of journalism I find two competing ones:

  • Writing [or reporting] characterized by a direct presentation of facts or description of events without an attempt at interpretation.
  • Writing [or reporting] designed to appeal to current popular taste or public interest.

Regrettably, we are seeing less and less of the first and more and more pushing the envelope of the second. Which is why the above satire gives us an unsettling mixture of amusement and revulsion…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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