The Nature of Truth

Oct 11, 1996 16:20 from Mama Rose
I’d like to bring up the subject of truth here, for I don’t think this part of the debate (which has raged for the last week in Paganism, if anyone wants to review it) is a specifically Pagan issue.

Specifically: I don’t believe that the word “Truth” ought to be used as a proper noun, as in The Truth.

This is because I regard “truth” as a descriptor for the amount of validity in a verbal/symbolic representation of reality; and I regard all representations of reality to be, of necessity, not the whole thing.

Therefore, I regard any discussion of “Absolute Truth” to be semantically null. And yet, people keep doing it.

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