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Etymology: AS, treowo
a rule or statement that conforms to fact or reality.

Patient discussion about truth

Q. If the lie is our truth & living the truth feels fake & unreal how do we persevere to the needed chang there's the real me, good & underdeveloped. there is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the addict me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed & strong. two out of three are tough odds to deal with...

A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. this is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it's moral judge you.
good luck.

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Baggini himself appears to be an advocate of moral truths and suggests restoring faith in the value and possibility of truth as a social enterprise.
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Swift and Chabon make truth claims only to encourage us to question them, whereas frauds like Wilkomirski depend on keeping their lies a secret.
Compounding the suffocating strangeness of the growing interpenetrability of fact and fiction, truth and dare, is Judith's nearly obsessive desire to use Francois himself to play the prime suspect in her film.
It isn't love to discard truths that the faith holds are crucial to one's eternal salvation.