One of the most commonly used, or shall I say, abused words in the history of humanity is “truth.” Many, if not all, understood truth (solely) in the context of verifiability. In other words, if I am stating something - a claim maybe; and if this [claim] is supported by evidences, then, I possessed the truth – done. In a colloquial definition, it is more associated to persona – a concrete human, by saying, “[truth] is someone who is a conveyor [bearer] of reality.” The notion of truth is universally recognized as one of the three precepts of natural law provided by Thomas Aquinas. These are: a.) Preservation of life and family b.) Maintaining Peace and Order of the society c.) Search for truth. Hence, to have a deeper knowledge of this concept [of truth] gives us an idea of the vastness of human nature. It is really saddening that most people of this [modern] generation have a myopic understanding of truth. For most of them, truth is only limited to uttered [words] that can be proved…
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