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  • The Importance of Truth-Telling

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    TRUTH-TELLING 2 The Importance of Truth-Telling Telling the truth is something that comes up for the majority of us in childhood. It is considered impolite to lie and when a lie was told, or you were untruthful, it was often considered a reflection of your parents’ moral attitudes. Unfortunately, we all seem to have been taught differently the exact nature of a truth or lie and the right or wrong way to use that information. In To Lie or Not to Lie? – The Doctor’s Dilemma

  • Is Truth Objective Or Subjective?

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    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

  • Deflation And The Theory Of Truth

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    attempting to explain whether truth exists. Some of the common causation accounts include the deflation account, reifications, covering law model and unificationism accounts. The Deflation theory of truth states that a predicament of the truth does not attribute the property of the truth to a particular statement. Several theories are present under the deflation accounts of causation. They include the redundancy theory of truth and the perfection theory of the truth. These two theories are the major

  • Importance Of Telling The Truth

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    information spreads.” However, the truth holds value and keeps our society accountable. Once a lie is published, it causes confusion and unnecessary commotion. Although, telling the truth can be a difficult choice to make, it is often times the correct decision to make. False information creates numerous repercussions within personal relationships, science, and society. As Jean-Paul Sartre once stated, “The worst thing about being lied to is knowing you’re not worth the truth.” This pertains to several

  • What is Truth? Essay

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    Truth can be defined as conformity to reality or actuality and in order for something to be “true” it must be public, eternal, and independent. If the “truth” does not follow these guidelines then it cannot be “true.” Obviously in contrary anything that goes against the boundaries of “truth” is inevitably false. True and false, in many cases does not seem to be a simple black and white situation, there could sometimes be no grounds to decide what is true and what is false. All truths are a matter

  • Truth Manipulation In Maus

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    swear to tell the truth and nothing but the truth.” But what is truth? No possible way exists for there to be a completely unfiltered recollection of the past. Whether consciously or not, events can be warped and distorted into stories with exaggerated details, fragmented incidents, and whatever specifics keep the self image we feel the need to maintain. All of these elements are seen throughout Maus, with both Art, the author, and Vladek Spiegelman exemplifying complications of truth. The subtle and

  • The Truth In Oedipus The King

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    seemingly impossible became truth through a predestined prophecy. Oedipus the King by Sophocles exemplifies the behavior of one who faces the grueling process of recognizing the truth; it reveals that people suffer whether they are oblivious or conscious of their own veracity. Consequently, people who go through the process of recognition often endure bittersweet results in their life; they are gifted with the reward of knowledge, but cursed by navigating the world with the truth they never wanted. Many

  • The Truth in Negotiations Act

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    The Truth in Negotiations Act was passed on December 1, 1962 requiring government contractors to submit cost or pricing data if the procurement met specific requirements in order to establish that the offer is fair and reasonable. The history of The Truth in Negotiations Act will set the stage for its significance in the twenty-first century. Prior to World War II, the United States government conducted its bidding process for procurement in an open bid environment. What was required for a bid

  • The Historian and the Search for Truth

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    The historian and the search for truth A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. History, in its broadest sense, is the totality of all past events, although a more realistic definition would limit it to the known past. Of all the fields of serious study and literary effort

  • Furthest From the Truth

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    done to them--dishonesty, disrespect, and backstabbing. I found myself isolating from the world, and retreating to the safety of my own head. I thought is was the only thing I could ever trust, but in actuality it was the furthest thing from the truth. Just like I had been actively participating in these behaviors for a long time, it took a long time and a lot of work to finally get to a point where they are no longer that much of an issue. It took me ten months, moving to a new state, meeting