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- fact or fantasy?

June 4 2011 at 12:28 PM

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In order to discern fact from fiction, true from false, one must know what fact is. In order to know what fact is - to be able to recognize fact for what it is; to establish it - especially when not directly obvious, one must know what the properties are that define fact, and it helps to know what fallacies are too; we discern the one by the other.

Here's the clincher:

When you are asked to cite the properties that define fact, chances are - although it is very likely you think you have a pretty good beat on what 'fact' entails - you'll discover you can't. Go ahead, take it to the test.....................

 

Now what?




rejected and denied by many, accepted and embraced by few : incontrovertibility
- it is not what we (think we) know that matters, it is what we can show true that does
as the maxim demands; truth is demonstrably fact and fact is demonstrably true
everything else ... mere BS -


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