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by Merlinow
Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:06 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: What is truth?
Replies: 651
Views: 39501

Re: What is truth?

It's important to distinguish between inner ('subjective') and outer ('objective') truths and not to confuse these. 'Subjective truths' exist only inside our skins so they cannot be proven to others. These private and personal truths can be experienced with an extremely high degree of inner certaint...
by Merlinow
Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: What is the structure of uncertainty?
Replies: 22
Views: 2734

Re: What is the structure of uncertainty?

The structure of uncertainly involves a) the acceptance that none of us can ever know everything about anything, b) words are not the reality they describe so no verbal formulations can be completely accurate because they are never the truth itself, c) the actual territory or 'reality' keeps changin...
by Merlinow
Wed Sep 07, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Would you say the more assumptions you hold, the less open-minded you would be?
Replies: 11
Views: 2002

Re: Would you say the more assumptions you hold, the less open-minded you would be?

We tend to make far more assumptions than we're typically aware of. I assume I understand your question. I assume I can address it. I assume I can write clearly enough to be understood. I assume you're honestly looking for an answer. I assume you already have your own assumptions about the answer. I...