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There are no absolute distinctions between what is true and what is false. Discuss

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?There are no absolute distinctions between what is true and what is false.? When knowledge is told to be true it is justified believed and proven, and when it is not it is false. Truth needs to be analytic and synthetic. An absolute claim can only be suggested when the being of it is proven for eternity. There are some distinction of false and truth but it is not absolute. Since to an extent, we distinct things unknowingly into two category, true and false. This distinction it helps us to decide. We distinct it by what we believe, perceived and justified. When we were a child we were told about what is true and what is false, and as we grow we choose it by our own opinion. What if what we?re told since we?re young is false and vice versa? There are some foundations to why we consider things as true and false and how we make our own distinction to understand things. Such as by learning things from other people and being influenced. Religious believe and our own personality or values to life. Sometimes we consider truth to what we want it to be true, as what is comfortable for us to think. ...read more.


The missing scripture altered the meaning of the message. Language has different meaning in the past and present. While studying history there are many arguments and books has different records, we studied the ones that seems the most logical. In the past too, people have different perceptions and ways in using their own language. A priest sermon said that the meaning when Jesus was raise up above the clouds, in the bible actually meant Jesus was being glorified, it was a Jewish interpretation. For Christians who believe in the bible and didn?t study the Jewish culture may misinterpret this. There is also some mistranslation in the bible; behemoth was translated into a crocodile in Indonesian translation since they don?t have nor know behemoth. How do you expect to translate ?ice? to people who live in the desert in the olden days? The meaning of your definition cannot be translated accurately. Occasionally, we remember things and scenes depending on our emotion. If we were having a bad day we would remember the scene and the person who cause it. If it were a good day we would remember the time why it was good. Most of our memory of the past is focused on our emotion. ...read more.


An absolute truth like that is not the ?absolute? truth since ?absolute? can?t change and is always forever true. However, there is ?truth? in a moment. For example, two people were watching TV. Person A watch a part where, team Hugo won over Team Hippy in the first game and saw team Hugo won, then the TV off. While person B watches another match of Team Hugo and Team Hippy where team Hippy won on the same day. Person A will not know that there is another match after the first one and person A will only know about the match he watch assume that Team Hugo is the winner that day. This priori and posteriori knowledge is known as relative truth. It is true depending on the correspondence and situation we are in. When team Hugo won, it?s true but the truth can be altered having person A or B watch all the matches and know the whole truth. Truth change, falsity can become the truth and we make our own distinction to what suites us. It depends on the situations we are in, the community we grew, our opinion, our emotion and understanding. There might be absolute truth somewhere but we can?t know it because we aren?t omnipotent. The things we know now might be absolute truth and we consider some of it as one. ...read more.

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