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The truth is a basis by which we should base our lives Both Bourdieu and Plato two great philosophers are simply restating a fact that should be already known by all You can always get caught in a lie however you can never be tripped up by the truth By living lives filled with truth we can affect many other areas such as democracy and morality in a positive manner From a moral standpoint living a life of truth is on in which there are always rewards If one chooses to live by the truth in turn they will only get truthful answers Those who live a decent moral life will also succeed in any religion they wish to partake in which means upholding the truth similar to upholding democracy Democracy and other parts connected with it need truth in order to survive In court people swear the truth upon a Bible before giving a statement When a President takes office he also swears upon a Bible to tell the truth In the case of elected officials they must also tell the truth or they run the risk of not being re-elected Both Bourdieu and Plato agree that the truth is lurking out in the world By self-education Bourdieu claims that the truth can be discovered and television should aid in this search Using reasoning and philosophy Plato states one can find the truth that is present in us all deep down inside In both Pierre Bourdieus On Television and select readings from Plato a certain chain of events can be discerned Both of these sequences end with both things connected to having bad effects on both morality and democracy From this we can then conclude about some of the ramifications of their work on our lives today In Pierre Bourdieus On Television he writes about journalists altering the minds of the public He states that they have the capacity to impose a way of
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