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In this essay it is shown that truth is found through, scientists, explorations, and philosophers. With these three topics we will be looking in depth at the works of Darwin, Christopher Columbus, Aristotle and Plato.

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Is Truth Made or Found

The question is, if truth is made or found. In this essay it is shown that truth is found through, scientists, explorations, and philosophers. With these three topics we will be looking in depth at the works of Darwin, Christopher Columbus, Aristotle and Plato.

The first way that will be discussed to prove that truth was found is expressed through Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Today in the world and the physical Universe it is clear to see that life is an evolutionary process. Darwin’s theory of evolution is but just one theory as to how this process occurred with regard to the evolution of life on this planet and is considered by most to be a self-evident fact. Darwin’s theory of evolution postulates that life arose from non-living matter, by the way of some unknown natural process on a pre-biotic earth and then proceeded to evolve into more complex life forms almost exclusively by the way of random mutation and natural selection process. This is known as “the survival of the fittest" and is widely accepted by most of the scientific community, as well as the general public.

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. Secondly, celestial navigation also, helped Christopher in his quest. In celestial navigation, the navigator observes celestial bodies (Sun, Moon and stars) to measure his latitude. (In Columbus's day, it was usually impossible to measure your longitude.) Even in ancient times, it was fairly easy to find your latitude by looking at the Sun and stars, as long as you weren't too concerned about accuracy. Each star has a celestial latitude, or declination. If you know the declination of a star that is directly overhead, that's the same as your latitude on earth. Even if a star isn't directly overhead, if you can measure the angle between the star and the overhead point (called the zenith)
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In conclusion, the questioning about whether or not truth is made or found is going to cause a lot of controversy and will never be proven one way or the other. In this essay, it portrayed truth being found as the dominant one over, truth being made. Throughout the essay it showed how truth is found through Darwin’s work on the theory of evolution, and on Christopher Columbus’s exploring and measuring and by hard work and inspiration displayed through sports. Therefore with the above being mentioned truth being found is clearly how it was intended to be.

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