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Are 'facts' the biggest fiction?

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by sandandfoam, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. sandandfoam

    sandandfoam Veteran Member

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    I know that I prefer poetry.
     
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  2. Mestemia

    Mestemia Advocatus Diaboli
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    A lot of people prefer warm fuzzy feelings over truth.
    Personally, I would rather have the truth.
     
  3. Reverend Rick

    Reverend Rick Frubal Whore
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    The "truth" is subjective.
     
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  4. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita Vedanta, Theosophy, Spiritualism
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    We needs facts and poetry.
     
  5. Rick O'Shez

    Rick O'Shez Irishman bouncing off walls

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    Yes, I refer to this as truth v. comfort. The truth is often uncomfortable.

    As for facts, try dropping a brick on your foot and then arguing against gravity. ;)
     
  6. dust1n

    dust1n Zindīq

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    No facts, only interpretations, said Nietzsche. I wonder if that was a fact or his interpretation.
     
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