It’s TRUE that there is no sugar, but it tastes sugary!
It is very sweet because there’s loads of what they call ‘artificial sweeteners’ in it!
So labels and adverts can be TRUE, and yet still be MISLEADING …
How TRUTHFUL are the stories in newspapers, magazines, TV, etc?
“.. Children dive for cover under their desks, as RAF plane crashes next to infant School.
The children had to be comforted by their form teacher after this frightening incident.
Parents were furious that RAF planes are allowed to fly so dangerously close to the school ..”
This is what really happened (I know because I was close by):
The mum’s and dad’s, picked their children up from school AS NORMAL.
A mother asked her two children what sort of day they’d had, and they said:
“Neil got sent home from school for being naughty …
and we saw a plane go over and two white mushrooms came out of it.”
The mother asked whether anything else had happened and the children said no.
The next day the newspaper REPORTERS were waiting outside the school and they immediately crowded round the parents, saying things like:
“Don’t you think it is TERRIBLE how LOW these RAF planes fly?”
“Isn’t it DANGEROUS having RAF jets flying so CLOSE to the school?”
“Aren’t you SCARED for your children’s SAFETY?”
So what we read in newspapers, magazines, or what we see on the TV, will be BASED on some facts, but as we have just seen, the true story can be made more colourful and it ends up being NOT VERY TRUTHFUL.
It is interesting to observe that some parents said:
“N0 the plane crashed a LONG way away!”
So when we read things what can we trust?
Well, there is one Book that is TRUE, which won’t mislead you and it is totally truthful, and that is the Bible.
The Bible is known as the Word of Truth.
In this book it tells us:
“The whole Bible was given to us by inspiration from God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives;
it straightens us out and helps us do what is right.” (2 Timothy 3:16) The Living Bible
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