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"I got to think more through taking this course and it's very interesting about the complex nature of truth but I'm still confused about what the truth means and the difference between truth and storytelling, or perhaps the point is that we can never arrive at truth but only get a personal account based on pattern recognition. Or we decide what we want to believe."

Allison... is what you said true? Who told you that everything is 'story telling'?

As an outsider looking in I must say that your confusion is justified...

How can we assert that all of our observations and philosophical constructs are only stories, without presuming, that that underlying idea is itself 'the truth'?

Is the fact that our constructs are all 'storytelling' a story itself?

Or is it the truth?


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