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I Know That "fact" And "truth" Are Two Different Things

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    Truth is relative, and fact is undisputable. But, new information alters fact AND truth equally. Truth is unquantifyable, as fact is reached using the scientific method. Example: I beleive it to be the truth that all beings are innately good, but not even personal experiences can...
    catchusleepin catchusleepin 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2011

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    Fact Or Truth?

    I think if I ever opened a bookshop, or were allowed to shelve a library the way I want to, I would have two sections in it and only two. One would be for all the reference books,  and I would label it "FACTS" The other section would have all the works of fiction, philosophy and...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 11 Responses Dec 24, 2010

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    I feel like i'm wearing a mask for almost 7 years now and the show will continue. I the truth is i have a life full of problems and anxiety for starter my father he's the main...
    Jazz155 Jazz155 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    But omg sometimes hearing the truth is hard to cope with!!!! I myself am a very open and honest person so I expect the same from the people around me. Yesterday I had an honest...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
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    All business enterprise can get complaints. How Individuals companies look after Individuals issues is exactly what separates very good companies from undesirable businesses.They...
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    Good fiction provides more truth about the world, about life, and even about the reader.
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    I am not a man that lives in this world to lie. Fabricate and sugarcoat things because it will hurt you. Lieing and feeding/living lie lives is going to hurt so much worse then...
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    As hard as it can be to come by truth, I'm not a person who can stay deluded in order to be happy or content. I'd rather a person point out if I'm remembering things incorrectly...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Why does the truth hurt? You hear that all the time. Usually after someone delivers bad news, or to justify an unpleasant situation. When did the truth get such a bad rap? After...
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    What is truth? Many of us want it, many of us hate it, many grow stronger from it, many of us can't handle it and are destroyed by it. Life, love , death , family , loneliness...
    HeavenlyWarrior HeavenlyWarrior 26-30, M Jul 11

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