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    Humans constantly seek truth, though this is often elusive. To this end, when we seek the truth about the world around us, we are seeking knowledge, and use the Ways of Knowing as the input by which we gain knowledge; we organize it into the Areas of Knowledge to provide a framework for this knowledge. But, it is pertinent to question how truth, what it is and how it is acquired, varies between Areas of Knowledge. How truth differs for a Knower between three Areas of Knowledge, mathematics, the arts

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    over the public, even more so than what is seen in Citizen Kane, as there are many more forms of media than just the newspaper. Citizen Kane is largely concerned with exposing the deceit and manipulation inherent in the media. Welles’ statement on ‘truth’ in the media is perhaps best summed up in Kane’s line: “Don’t believe everything you hear on the radio. Read The Inquirer.” Other than the obvious self-aware irony of this line, given by the founder of The Inquirer with a cheeky smile, the line is

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    and why he seems to be mysterious. Richard has a dream that reveals to him why Donald seems so mysterious. He sees a man a... ... middle of paper ... ...ir problems or uncertainties. When people realize that they are capable of knowing the truth, they are able to overcome the illusions and to help others break their own boundaries. Donald Shimoda is aware of his mission on earth. He knows that he has the power to help all of mankind, and he works to help any person who he encounters who

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    Problems emerged for Raskolnikov then, and for us now when we deny the need to recognize, acknowledge and bow to external guidance.  The rational and the meta-rational must operate symbiotically: one pointing the way, the other uncovering the Truth. Raskolnikov rationalized murder. We are appalled. Why? Each of us will attempt to answer in a different way. Fundamentally though I think that most of our answers boil down to the same idea.

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    Shutter Island Essay

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    movie, DiCaprio’s character is constantly affecting the people around him in a harmful way due to his illness. He also conjures up stories and has delusions so that he does not have to deal with the truth about his life and what he had done in his past. Lastly, he does come to the realization of the truth but it does not last long and all of his progresses regresses. Someone watching this movie would not find out until close to the end that Teddy/Andrew went through things in his past that could have

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    The Search for Knowledge

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    are acting because of their convictions. They understand that the search for knowledge is an important factor in improving the lives of those that they care about, allowing themselves to go through a process of self discovery and revealing a greater truth. This can be surmised by the actions and statements that the characters make. In “On Misunderstanding ‘The Oedipus Rex’” by Dobbs, he approaches the fact that some people think that Oedipus’ actions were dictated by his unscrupulous character. He

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    Plato Banning Poetry

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    acknowledges that poetry in regards to philosophy is of higher ranking, but one should not take it seriously when dealing with the truth. Also one who listens to it should remain fearful to poetry because of its capability to corrupt their soul, and must remember all of what we have said about poetry. Plato puts an emphasis on people knowing the importance of being just and seeking good and true knowledge when it comes to poetry. He wants us to be aware that even though at times poetry is charming, “we must

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    field, so it’s not completely out of the question that someone was capable of creating a strong artificial intelligence capable of replicating the human mind. While this is very theoretical, this line of thinking shows that there could be some more truth to Dennett’s claim. It’s not entirely impossible for this scenario to be false as the government is

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    Socrates

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    world is an illusion compared to the world of knowledge. People are often too distracted by money and materialistic things to appreciate truth and reality. Socrates says, “the capacity for knowledge is innate in each man’s mind.” This exemplifies the point that man has the ability to look into the world of truth, but when one is caught up in superficiality then truth does not receive the attention and glory that it should. This is why Socrates feels that the arts, such as poetry, should be censored;

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    Liberalism and Realism

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    or the individuals that study realism affirms that they believe in the Correspondence Theory of Truth (Hilary Putnam, 1976). According to the teachings of Aristotle, this conjecture is the theoretical analysis to realize the truth without evidence to support the facts. This harmless cliché is distinctive in holding the notion of perception according to ones’ belief system. The correspondence of truth is related to the world and how the world describes the actual state of affair. Proven through the

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