Lesson 18- Seeking the Truth
What is truth? Is it important to seek the truth in things? Truth is having accordance with the fact or reality. We all have different depictions on the truth. What seems true for me may not seem to be true for you. That is why it is important to seek the truth. It is important that we speak the truth. Many people blur the edges of truth by saying they would only tell a “white lie” if it meant not hurting the other person’s feelings. But is this really the best way of not hurting someone? The truth, when it is told and recognized can open up great understanding towards things that it can never be truly hurtful. Seeking the truth is very vital in our everyday life. Seeking the truth does not only affect ourselves but it also affects the society that we live in. For us to have a just and humane society, we must all learn to seek the truth. Seeking the truth sometimes takes us outside our comfort zone, obliging us to admit things that we would rather deny just to make things easier. In doing this, we do not realize that we are hurting the people involved and not giving them the justice that they deserve Seeking the truth is not entirely easy. We have to understand the facts and dig deeper on the information that we have obtained. Not everything that you think is true. Sometimes failing to recognize the truth causes misunderstanding and arguments on people. It breaks relationships and gives false judgment In my life, truth has become more and more important as the years have passed. I have learned so much, and realized that ignoring the truth, or distorting it, for your own selfish ends does not bring happiness. You may have temporary relief, but the truth will eventually surface and your own deceit will be shown for what it truly is.
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