Truth rests in absolute reality


Truth is that which does not change under variance - it lives in absolute reality.

We ought to live in harmony with such truths. Anything rooted in accidental reality will inevitably collapse.

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Any real or absolute truth must consist of living out our lives in accord with the inescapable realities that come no matter how much we oppose them. […] If happiness means having plenty of money and good health, then by that very definition, you're only going to hit rock bottom when it's your time to From Kōshō Uchiyama, Opening the Hand of Thought, chapter 1

Related To: Truth MOC
Created On: 2020-10-12 from B - Opening the Hand of Thought
Last Updated On: 2020-10-12

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There are many interpretations of truth.

Definitions and Properties


From C - Awakening From the Meaning Crisis
Truth is that which remains invariant within a multitude of variance.

This is what science aims to do - across all variations, what are the real patterns that still remain?

From B - Opening the Hand of Thought

  • E - Truth rests in absolute reality

Truth is Ungraspable

  • E - Truth is ungraspable

Logical Truth

  • Categories and Similarity. ‘True’ similarities are not what define categories.

Understanding and Truth

  • Understanding and Truth

Getting There

  • E - Our beliefs are our truths
  • E - Common truth is found through the collective
  • E - Morality serves reputation, not truth


We are the blind who tries and figure out the elephant by touch.

Related To: Modelling Reality MOC
Created On: 2020-09-05 from C - Awakening From the Meaning Crisis
Last Updated On: 2020-11-20