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Truth v. Fact

Started this discussion. Last reply by Unseen Sep 8, 2011. 7 Replies

Is there a difference between truth and fact? I've gotten the feeling that truth is more subjective, but then there are true or false things in the world. The dictionary definitions I've seen so far…Continue

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Unseen replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"A fact is a fact. It's something which is the case. Truth is a quality applying to statements or assertion of fact. One is a state of being, the other a statement ABOUT being.   So, there is a huge difference.    "
Sep 8, 2011
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Jun 20, 2011
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Jun 12, 2011
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Apr 24, 2011
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"When someone (John) claims that he believes (or believes in) something he is making a subjective statement that shows us his current state of mind on a particular proposition. For the sake of argument and because it is what we do here, lets assume…"
Apr 17, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"All well and good, but if you don't mind I'll still observe the fact that I'm wearing my parachute before I jump out of an airplane."
Apr 17, 2011
Tiago Martins replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"I tend to look at these terms in a specific to global relation: thruth refers to a more large portion of reality. "The earth is round". When I'm,  talking about facts I'm refering to all correct, real statements that are…"
Apr 8, 2011
Timothy Docster replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"I like that explanation a lot. I'm interested to see what others have to say as well:)"
Apr 8, 2011
Heather Spoonheim replied to Timothy Docster's discussion 'Truth v. Fact'
"I can only offer my opinion and the way I use these two terms in my writing.   I consider a fact to be an event that has transpired.  Whether or not I can logically prove that an event has transpired has no influence on the nature of it as…"
Apr 8, 2011
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Truth v. Fact

Is there a difference between truth and fact? I've gotten the feeling that truth is more subjective, but then there are true or false things in the world. The dictionary definitions I've seen so far have been circular. What is your opinion on this and why?
Apr 7, 2011
Timothy Docster commented on Morgan Matthew's blog post 'Oddly sinister promo for the 2011 National Day of Prayer'
"Anyone interested in starting a facebook protest group about this? The fact that we have a national day of prayer disgusts me."
Apr 6, 2011
Timothy Docster replied to Christine M's discussion 'Sexual Reassignment OK or not?'
"You stole the words out of my mouth. All of them."
Apr 6, 2011
Timothy Docster replied to Shine's discussion 'Poets' in the group Atheist Writers
"And oh hell why not here's another one that I'm not a big fan of but I enjoyed writing. I apologize for the same first and last lines, I felt like it fit but it also seems juvenile in a way, but that may just be my perspective. (Untitled…"
Mar 31, 2011
Timothy Docster replied to Shine's discussion 'Poets' in the group Atheist Writers
"I haven't written many poems but I thought I'd share this one. Criticism/general thoughts would be greatly appreciated! (It's currently untitled):   I saw a butterfly in the garden.   As I opened my eyes It dropped to the…"
Mar 31, 2011
Timothy Docster commented on Timothy Docster's group 'Atheist Writers'
"I'm hoping I'll be able to do it (I'm not naive enough to say I have my life planned out), I'll be going in halfway through my sophomore year and attending year round, so I think that should take some of the stress…"
Mar 31, 2011

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I enjoy writing, reading, music, film, physics, puzzles, and all other things of enjoyment.
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To connect with other atheists. Living in the Bible Belt can be quite difficult sometimes.
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At 11:06pm on March 30, 2011, Monica McGee (Monicks) said…
Thanks for adding me, Timothy! Welcome to Think Atheist. We are happy to have you here.



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