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by Francesco Pellegrini

The recent explosion of the Fake News phenomenon creates interest, curiosity, suspicion... The term is used and abused daily in information, particularly in the political field. The attractive English expression applies to the "ultramodern" re-edition of an ancient deception: fake news, weapons of disinformation.

Coincidentally in August, while trying to clarify my thoughts on the problem, I visited an exhibition in the diocesan museum of the cathedral of Pamplona, ​​Spain. The exhibition, called Occidens, using the various works in the museum's possession, aims to highlight the importance of Christian culture and values ​​for the building of Western civilization throughout history. At the end of the exhibition itinerary, a room proposed a final crossroads to the modern West: the one posed by the advance of relativism.

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