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   But what is truth? Is truth unchanging law?
 
   But what is truth? Is truth unchanging law?
 
   We both have truths - are mine the same as yours?
 
   We both have truths - are mine the same as yours?
*The challenges of human efforts and discovering truth are summarized on the page [[General_Theory_of_Living_Systems#Problems]].
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*The challenges of human efforts at discovering truth are summarized on the page [[General_Theory_of_Living_Systems#Problems]].
  
 
==Solution==
 
==Solution==
 
# Go back to the original Greek philosophers and seek [[Information]] that is in concert with reality irrespective of any human endeavor.
 
# Go back to the original Greek philosophers and seek [[Information]] that is in concert with reality irrespective of any human endeavor.

Revision as of 06:17, 8 August 2018

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Context

  • Truth has been the subject of Epistemology and philosophers for thousands of years.
  • The original Western Philosophical traditions starting with Thales looked for Truth from the natural philosophy of reality.
  • By the time of Plato the search for truth had turned into the anthropomorphic search for human knowledge. A very different subject.

Problem

  • Tim Rice captured the heart of the problem in Jesus Christ Superstar:
 [JESUS]
 I look for truth, and find that I get damned
 [PILATE]
 But what is truth? Is truth unchanging law?
 We both have truths - are mine the same as yours?

Solution

  1. Go back to the original Greek philosophers and seek Information that is in concert with reality irrespective of any human endeavor.