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6 hours ago, Satsanga said:

I maintain that while truth DOES exist, it is impossible to define accurately. I challenge anybody here who disagrees to give an accurate definition of truth. 

You think your statement is true, do you?

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On 11/27/2016 at 8:41 PM, Satsanga said:

I maintain that while truth DOES exist, it is impossible to define accurately. I challenge anybody here who disagrees to give an accurate definition of truth. 

Sorry I'm late. Did somebody order a CODE RED?

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On 11/27/2016 at 10:41 PM, Satsanga said:

I maintain that while truth DOES exist, it is impossible to define accurately. I challenge anybody here who disagrees to give an accurate definition of truth. 

 

Alright, I'll take your challenge (though I'm like a year late)

Truth is a relation of correspondence between propositions and facts. We say that a proposition P is true precisely when it is the case that P.

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On 6/11/2017 at 9:06 AM, SpookyKitty said:

 

Alright, I'll take your challenge (though I'm like a year late)

Truth is a relation of correspondence between propositions and facts. We say that a proposition P is true precisely when it is the case that P.

 

That definition can work but any valid definition of truth will be rejected by someone who is irrational. 

In other words, the OP would be correct to say that "it is impossible to define accurately" to someone who is irrational.

Truth is the recognition of reality; reason, man’s only means of knowledge, is his only standard of truth.

 

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