09 Nov '07 00:14>
Only serious answers please. One post per person.
Originally posted by stiletto57What do you mean by 'deceit'? Something like the malicious intent to mislead another (or the quality of having such intentions of character or the act of intending as such)?**
The absolute absence of all deceit.
Originally posted by vistesdThis answer really made me think. It made me ask myself whether "truth" has an object? Does there need to be "something true" for there to be a "truth"? Does the knowledge of the meaning of "truth" require there to be an object that is "true"?
The true is the real, whether we know it or not.
What we can understand of the true is limited both by what is accessible to the grammar of our consciousness, and by how that grammar translates our experience of the real. At that level, truth is in the isomorphism between our mental representations/translations and the real, the actual.
That grammar i ...[text shortened]... e., the real, without necessarily being able to translate it into conceptual “truth-statements”.