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Currently, relativists heavily dispute the origin of truth. Truth—conformity to fact or reality (Webster)—originates, according to relativists, from ancestors and revolving beliefs. Various actions—stealing, murdering, and lying—are clearly believed as wrong; additionally, giving, loving, and obeying are acknowledged as right. Relativists must distinguish between various actions and beliefs to establish their standard of truth. By building upon the social norms of ancestors, relativists exercise their freedom by changing past standards to match their surrounding culture and personal view of right and wrong. This evolving mindset reflects the evolutionistic worldview. Evolution signifies change; therefore, relativism signifies change. Today, multiple websites debate over the issue of whether evolution is valid. In like manner, authors or numerous websites debate over the issue of whether relativism is valid. What hangs in the balance because of these disputes is truth. Truth cannot be truth if it is constantly changing and evolving. Truth in its essence gives security and stability, but if relativists evolve truth and contradict past truths with present truths, then truth loses its constancy and trustworthiness. Absolute truth—the true and only truth—epitomize the centrality of truth. The origin of absolute truth originates from God who states in John 14:6 how he is the truth. Relativists, though, belittle this point because they do not want to submit themselves to God but to themselves. They attempt to wipe away any trace of truth and God by endorsing relativism. Relativists need to understand the detrimental effects of their beliefs. After acquiring committed relativists, relativism betrays its followers by allowing them to suffe...

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