Truth Essay Topics

Truth Is Absolute Not Relative

Background of the Topic: Many people nowadays seek for “THE TRUTH”. I searched up the internet and Google gave me 611 million answers in just a quart of a second. As top answer Google gave me this definition from wisegeek.com, “An absolute truth, sometimes called a universal truth, is an unalterable and permanent fact. The… View Article

The Best Lesson My Dad Taught Me

The best lesson my dad taught me was……. To always be honest. I’m glad he taught me this because at home if I do something wrong and he knows I’m lying and I tell the truth, I get in less trouble instead of getting things taken away. He tells me the odds are in my… View Article

The Justice Game

The existence of conflicting perspectives in society is inevitable as there are an infinite amount of truths that are developed by an individual’s understanding of an idea. It is important to note that truth is constructed, not found and is entirely subjective as different perceptions of truth are influenced by culture, religion, lifestyle, interest and… View Article

Tangerine Paper

Have you ever made a choice that could change your who life completely? Tangerine County Florida is a small place, where you would think you would find beaches and fresh ocean air, but here it’s mostly farmland. Erick, Paul’s brother on the outside is a star football player who does supposedly does nothing wrong, but… View Article

The Boy in Striped Pajamas’ by John Boyne

In the novel The Boy in Striped Pajamas’ by John Boyne an interesting character is Bruno, he is interesting because he models and provides the solution to how the holocaust could have been prevented. He models the exact behaviors that we should exhibit if we wish for an event as horrific as this to never… View Article

Plato’s Theory of Forms

Explain and define Plato’s theory of Forms with your personal Criticism. Plato was born in Athens on 428 BC. He was a Greek philosopher who laid foundations of western philosophy. He raised basic questions and problems of western thought, goodness and virtue, truth and knowledge, body and soul, ideal political state, and use of Literature… View Article

1 Corinthians 13 What Is Love

The Excellence of Love (1 Corinthians 13)1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as… View Article

Defending the Play Trifle

In the play, Trifles by Susan Glaspell, is about a murder mystery of Mr. Wright. The men; the court attorney, sheriff, and Mr. Hale, a neighorbor to the Wright family, and the women; the sheriff’s wife, Mrs. Peter and Mrs. Hale, solve the mysery in two very different ways. The men show up at the… View Article

Intelligent Design vs. Evolution

When finished reading this two theories Shipman, Pat. “Being Stalked by Intelligent Design” and Heenren, Fred. “The Lynching of Bill Demski” at the end I was a little bit confuse because one theory by Shipman is what I learned in school about how the earth was made, dinosaurs existed, life in the ocean, and many… View Article

10 Reasons Why People Lie

The invention of lying probably dates back to the invention of communication itself. It can be said that lying is, in fact, a basic need for social existence. A lie can serve a lot of purposes. We take a look upon the most common reasons for which people resort to lying. 1. To Please In… View Article

All Marketers Are Not Liars

Introduction With that provocative title and opening salvo, well known author, marketing expert and business blogger Seth Godin takes the reader on another landmark journey into the marketing field. After reading All Marketers Are Liars, your approach to marketing, advertising, and your own buying habits will never be the same again. While Seth Godin begins… View Article

Media and Responsibility to Tell the Truth

“The media has an obligation to always tell the truth. ” Do you agree? Martin Luther once said, “Peace if possible, truth at all costs. ” Before we attempt to answer whether the media has an obligation to always tell the truth, we need to first make clear the definitions of media and always in… View Article

Truth Is That Which the Community Settles to

The human race, ever since its existence began, has been seeking truth. Living in a limited spherical space has forced us to adapt to communities. This has involved accepting laws, social contracts, morals, values, and most importantly, communal knowledge. Our pursuit of knowledge has been modeled by different groups and their accepted beliefs. Every new… View Article

Tartuffe: Truth and Religious Teachings

“Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. ” That quote by Nicollo Machiavelli is simply defined as, what you see is not always what you get and few men have the gift of being able to see through an appearance. In… View Article

Telling the Truth About Lying

Why should one tell the truth if it’s one’s advantage to lie? This question caught my attention as I scanned through a thick, old and tattered encyclopedia. While I was sitting on a green comfy chair parallel to a wooden table, I pondered upon the said question coming from a renowned philosopher named Ludwig Wittgenstein… View Article

Truth is bitter better

Truth is the only weapon which can make a person win a battle. It is a pen that can write anything without anyone’s terror; it is a game in which who follows its one golden rule can never lose it; it is a tree that never loses its leaves; it is a river that cannot… View Article

The Truth in Old School

The book Old School, by Tobias Wolff, is about a boarding school in New England. At this school, there are many students as a well as teacher that try to find the meaning of truth in life. Alfred North Whitehead, a western philosopher of the 19th and 20th century, believes that, “there are no whole… View Article

Definition of Truth Essay

According to Google Search, it defined truth as “The quality or state of being true. ” Truth isn’t necessarily facts. There is a distinct difference between those two terms. “Truth are things that are not simply acknowledged, but must be discovered, or created. ” While, “A fact is a reality that cannot be logically disputed… View Article

Capturing The Friedmans Problems Of Truth

Capturing the Friedmans: Problems of Truth The following questions should be answered in no less than 100 words each. What is Relativism? What does it mean to you? Do you see value in adopting a Relativistic view of existence and the world? Relativism is something that could describe morals, truths, or such things that are… View Article

Discoveries: Truth and Hand Grenade

Individuals occasionally consciously block and repress discoveries in fear of the consequences, since they often highlight the most negative features of oneself and humanity. Therefore discoveries can definitely affect ones vision of the world as they can bring to surface what was intentionally unknown and allow one to view things in different ways. These expressions… View Article

See the Truth, Perceive the Lie

Nietzsche explains nature as an overall relative to humans; he proposes a potent and significant explanation of the development of language and the realization of concepts. He achieves this by exploiting the successive effects on human awareness. He suggests that originally humans were “an artistically creating subject” as he puts it. Whose essential human determination… View Article

What does truth mean?

What does truth mean? Truth can mean many different things, to different people. I believe, that truth is what people accept as being correct when it can not be proven factually. “It is a relationship that holds that holds between a proposition and the corresponding fact”(Truth[Inernet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]). “According to, The American Heritage Dictionary… View Article

Telling the Truth About History

The struggle to find truth in telling the stories of history has been a source of constant debate amongst historians and intellectuals. With the emergence of religious rejection during the seventeenth and eighteenth century Enlightenment, the influence and undoubted supremacy of the heroic model of science provided historians with new ways for obtaining truth—absolute truths—through… View Article

The Importance of Truth-Telling

Telling the truth is something that comes up for the majority of us in childhood. It is considered impolite to lie and when a lie was told, or you were untruthful, it was often considered a reflection of your parents’ moral attitudes. Unfortunately, we all seem to have been taught differently the exact nature of… View Article

Truth and Book Montaigne

Montaigne in his Apology for Raymond Sebond begins his exploration into the human capacity for knowledge with this belief that only though God can one achieve true knowledge. God is the only infinite, all seeing, being with divine wisdom. He is not subject to the laws and rules of the human domain, and he exists… View Article

Foucault- Truth and Power

In this essay, Foucault’s principal interest is how power diffuses itself in systems of authority and how it affects of truth are produced within discourses which in themselves are neither true nor false. Truth itself is the product of relations of power and of the systems in which it follows, it changes as system changes…. View Article

Death of a Salesman Idealism and Truth

?Idealism describes the belief or pursuit of a perfect vision often based upon unrealistic principles. This pursuit is often contrasted and opposed by truth. The truth and reality in an individual’s life is what enables this person to remain grounded and down to earth. An individual must set themselves high expectations in order to be… View Article

Truth and Moral Propositions

Absolutism- there are absolute truths and, especially, absolute moral truths to which all human beings must adhere if they are to be moral. Relativism- there are no absolute of any kind, but that everything, especially morality, is relative to specific cultures, groups or even individuals. Proposition- A meaningful statement that asserts or claims something about… View Article

The Summary of the Myth of Photographic Truth

In the book “Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture” written by Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright, the myth of photographic truth is addressed. Sturken and Cartwright stated that “photography[…] was developed in Europe during the mid-nineteenth century, when concepts of positivist science held sway” (Sturken and Cartwright 17). Positivism is a philosophy deems… View Article

“Mirror”: Reflections of Truth

In Sylvia Plath’s poem “Mirror”, the reader takes a look into the messages presented and compares them with the reflections that are cast in a mirror and images in a lake. When reading this poem, we discover that the speaker is the actual reflection that gives the interpretation of its views. The first interpretation is… View Article