Is Truth Objective Or Subjective?

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George Pippin
Professor Hays
HMXP 201
June 28, 2015
Is truth objective or subjective? Is there one truth for all of humankind or is truth subjective? Is there a subjective right and wrong to everything or is right and wrong dependent upon one’s religion, morals, and culture? This is a question that has been debated for years and a topic that many have devoted their careers and lives to. I believe truth is very much subjective. Almost everyone has beliefs or truths that they are unwilling to compromise. Why is this? Is it because everyone is searching for the one ultimate truth or is it because what is truth to one simply is not truth to another? During this essay, I will show how one’s religion, morals, and culture play a part of how someone discovers their own truth. Religion is something that has been around since the beginning of time and will be here until the end of time. People of faith use religion to answer questions like why are we here, how was the earth created, and what is the ultimate purpose for life. Nevertheless, just as there are many truths, there are many different religions. If you were to ask a Christian how the earth was created, they would tell you that God created the earth. However, if you were to ask a Hindu how the earth was created, they would say the that there have been many earths before this one came into existence. Both the Hindu and Christian believe whole heartily that their truth is correct. However, who is to say either of them is

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