What does "telling the truth has become a societal antiquity" mean?
I saw it on a random post earlier today. I guess it could mean that it's an outdated method: that many people resort to lies.
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The author's argument seems to be that people (in the author's society) formerly told the truth but that now they don't tell the truth - or at minimum, that they now view truth-telling as an unusual and antiquated habit.
The tone is that of curmudgeonly insistence that people acted better in the 'good old days'; as opposed to the morally degenerate society and people of today.
I'll leave it to you to describe the numerous flaws in this argument. ;)