The Only Truth Existing


"We are, then, faced with a quite simple alternative: Either we deny that
there is here anything that can be called truth - a choice that would make
us deny what we experience most profoundly as our own being; or we must
look beyond the realm of our "natural" experience for a validation of our
certainty."

A famous philosopher, Rene Descartes, once stated, "I am, [therefore] I
exist." This statement holds the only truth found for certain in our
"natural" experience that, as conscious beings, we exist. Whether we are
our own creators, a creation, or the object of evolution, just as long as
we believe that we think, we are proved to exist. Thinking about our
thoughts is an automatic ...

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are what we sense and see.
But it is our sense of reason and logic, our idea of reality, and our
perceptions, that may likely to be very wrong. Subjectiveness, or personal
belief, is almost always, liable for self-contradiction. Besides the
established truth that we exist, there are no other truths that are certain,
for the fact that subjective truth may be easily refuted. Every person
possesses his or her own truth that may be contradicting to another
person's belief. A truth, or one that is true for all, cannot by achieved
because of the constant motion of circumstances of who said it, to whom,
when, where, why, and how it was said.

What one person may believe a dog is a man's best friend, another may
believe that a dogs is a man's worse enemy. What one may believe is a
pencil, to another is not a pencil, but a hair pin. Where one may believe
that a bottle is an instrument, one may believe is a toy, where another may
believe is a beverage container. Where one will understand the ...

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