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Reminds me of the Indian Parable of the Blind men and an elephant.

It is true none of us sees the world as it is. We should acknowledge our biases, realize we don’t see everything, seek more objective information, and have honest discussions with others who realize that there is likely more to the story than our own version.

This quote can also be read to mean that objective truth doesn’t exist. Which is dangerously wrong. As someone who believes strongly that reality and objective truth exist I find “speak your truth” to be one of the most irritating phrases in existence.

In the Indian Parable of the Blind Men and an elephant, none of them knew what they were touching, they were all wrong, but that doesn’t change the fact that it was an elephant.
[Post edited by BACKinBLACK at 07/20/2021 1:23PM]

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Posted: 07/20/2021 at 1:21PM


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