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That which is in conformity with reality; fact; truth is knowable, real and objective
Something that actually exists, reality
Our response to our actions, our feelings, natural and instinctive response; don't confuse this with the fact that our emotional response can reveal attitudes about our understanding of truth; e.g. It I think it's okay to abuse animals, I would not have a sad response to seeing that (but a messed up understanding of the value of animals and life.)
A theory that denies objective truths or absolutes; everything is based upon opinions.
The love of wisdom; the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being;knowledge or conduct; use of natural reason.
An awareness that there is a lot to know in the world and we don't know it all, knowing our limitations
Ordered and reasonable thinking; the science that investigates the principles governing correct inference/assumption
Receptiveness to new ideas; a willingness to explore and accept truth when presented in a fair way.
Unwillingness to accept a statement of truth when presented in a compelling way; stubbornness
The power of the mind to think; to understand and form judgments by a process of logic.
That which happens to us
The use of some truth mixed with some lie to trick a person (the particular strength of Satan)
In accord with what is good, proper or just universally; not wrong
Evidence or argument establishing or helping to establish a fact or the truth of a statement
A common phrase that suggests the truth can be different for different people; the accurate phrase should be "my perception of the truth"
A belief or judgment based upon insufficient grounds to produce certainty; an opinion may be proven true or false
Remaining the same
Principles, regulations or statements telling you what is right and wrong
Independent of us; based on facts not feeling or opinion
Dependent upon something else, based upon or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions
Facts, information and skills acquired by a person through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject
Existing in thought or idea, not having physical or concrete existence, abstract concepts such as love or beauty
How we view the world, a way of seeing or experiencing thing, a mental impression
To be able to establish the truth of a situation; capable of being proven, verifiable
A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning (such as the basic principles of Christianity)
The state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without empirical evidence to prove that thing is in fact certainty
Pertaining to or encompassing the whole; affecting or done by all people or things in the world or in a particular group
Ability to make considered decisions or
come to sensible conclusions,if our judgment is based on facts
Binding one's self to a set of beliefs, a set of beliefs and rituals
What Humans Seek
Deep in the heart of every person is the... 1. Desire to know who they are, 2. Why they are here, 3. To seek the truth in our lives We are innately born with the burning question... Is there something greater than myself-beyond this life?