Is It True?
How can we know if a story or explanation is true or not? This is an age-old question. The answer involves a number of considerations and requires a walk through psychology, philosophy and science. Ready for a stroll? … Continued
What can we be absolutely certain is true? It turns out – almost nothing! In fact, there is only one thing that is absolutely certain. You can be certain of your experiences. For example, if you experience you are seeing a tree, then you can be certain that you are having the experience of seeing a tree. And only that … Continued
Science has had a profound positive effect on daily life, and it is part of our basic education. Therefore, it is important to understand its implications regarding truth. The word science has several meanings, one meaning a body of knowledge, the other a method of assessing truth. I will use it both ways … Continued