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I thought the first part of

I thought the first part of class was particularly interesting when we couldn’t decide what kind, if at all, truths we were willing to accept. In fact, we couldn’t even what we wanted to call them and what we meant when you used words like “overarching truths”, “universal truths”, “global truths” and at the other end of spectrum, “local truths”, “personal truths” and “individual truths”. How would we feel about teaching these so-called “big” truths, only with the intent and purpose of deconstructing them? Because we need to have something to be skeptical about. If everyone was skeptical from the very beginning, would we have constructed something to deconstruct at all? Maybe that is what the purpose of such truths is - for us to challenge them to make our own stories.


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