17In this, the twenty-first century, we are being told that we live in a post-truth age. How might the signals here be read? Is it that there is a lack of care about truth? Is it that a background belief in truth has been shed? The very concept of truth has fallen out of the opinion-forming culture. If someone uses the phrase ‘the truth is that … ’, it now seems to indicate that a dialogue is closing down and not opening up. It is a paradox that ‘truth’ has come to signal something that is untrue (Rider, 2018). So, is this a truth-less age?