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by GhostThinker25
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Trust and knowledge
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Trust and knowledge

When you say you believe someone, does it mean you're sure they're saying the truth or does it just mean you assume they're saying the truth? Can you ever know someone is saying the truth? It seems unlikely to me, because I don't see how we can directly access minds other than our own. I just don't ...
by GhostThinker25
Tue May 28, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: How can I reach certainty about some things and obtain peace of mind?
Replies: 24
Views: 1294

How can I reach certainty about some things and obtain peace of mind?

It's been a while since I started reflecting on certainty and got lost in a dark path of uncertainty. I believe language has great influence on my problems with certainty, since using it is the way we make sense of things. I went into a skeptical-like state (much like Descartes) and I just can't see...