Distinguishing Personal Realities from Objective Truths

Chemistry makes clear there is one and only one way to produce water. Chemistry declares there is objective truth.

In Physics, e=mc squared is objective truth. In astronomy, orbit of the earth around the sun is objective truth. Seasons of the year, whether two or four are objective truth, truth absent which management of food production could be chaotic. Consider that absent accounting for leap years, over thousands of years we could end up expecting summer in spring, winter in summer, spring in winter, winter in summer. That a year is made up of 365 and a quarter days is objective truth.

Physics, Astronomy, Geography, Orbit of the Earth Around the Sun etc. all tell us there is objective truth.

Obvious? Well then why do we argue over objectivity vis-a-vis subjectivity of truth? If truth is objective, it is not that truth is subjective, rather it is the case that the use to which we put truth subjectifies truth that by its very nature is objective. It is also the case that we attempt to pass off our perceptions, beliefs, and biases as truths when in fact these manifestations of our persons do not possess characteristics of truth.

Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos

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