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Should I Be careful what information I pass on as truth? One can prove anything with the right facts, and a persuasive personality.
I recieve so much predigested information, with a "preapproved reality" full of buzz words I'm sure I know the meaning of.
Truth, what is it? Where is it? Webster - truth - noun (pl. truths) the quality of being true; in accordance with facts or reality. Makes sense to me, in accordance, according to...facts or reality. Ah, the slippery part "reality". Whose reality?
It seems there are multiple realities in every story. Imagine a circle and people are standing on the circumferance looking towards the center. Everyone is going to see something slightly different. Is one person right and another wrong? What is my angle on that story. How do I make that information usable for a "how should I then live" reality.
Corporations want to sell us on their profitable ideas. Enviornmentalists want to redirect our guilty footsteps. Community activists want to stir our emotional pot. How do I manuever through this informational maze and come out on the other side, sane and productive? Not prone to perpetuating urban legends. It is my responsibility to reset my pompous ___ and do my homework.
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