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ACROSS THE QUAD

Points of View

Seniors project the Milton they know to prospective students through Milton’s Instagram account....

HEAD OF SCHOOL

How Do We Know?

by Todd B. Bland These are challenging times for discerning truth. We know that facts and...

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ON CENTRE

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MILTON MURAL

MESSAGES

Craig Steven Wilder

“Institutions that promote the pursuit of truth and knowledge need to be honest about themselves,”...

WHAT IS REAL?

Alumni who must find and declare the truth as their life’s work live in rigorous times. What is the impact on their work, and on their persons, when public voices dismissively declare that the truth is fake, or that an alternate reality is true? We asked alumni who mine for the truth in different domains: How hard it is to find the truth? How difficult is it to know what’s real?

And in an environment of widespread mistrust, what happens to the reality they bring forward?

How vulnerable is the truth?

How illusive is the truth?

What, we wanted to know, is the daring part of “daring to be true”—finding it, declaring it, keeping it alive, making sure it matters?