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Terrible2s's picture

Truth vs. Falsehood

We learned in class that there are no "facts" and that there is no "truth." Therefore how can there be any falsehoods? It seems that if science is not trying to prove truth but instead to find falsehoods how can there exist an absolute wrong but not an absolute right? There are no truths so there are no falsehoods.

I wonder also about the doubting nature of science in general. Why must it be half empty? In the American criminal justice system one is innocent until proven guilty. Science (or at least the loopy version) seems to be doomed to be wrong until it is proven such. It's depressing. Can't there be facts? And if there can't be then why are we making "summary of observations?"


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