JUST THINK of how many "truths" we are taught from human birth. Some are shared, some are unique to each of us.
There are countries.
People are more valuable than animals.
People who go to church end up in heaven.
Prostitutes are bad.
I am unlovable.
Money brings peace.
He or she is weird because..
I am better than her because....
What stupid shi* are you telling yourself because the "world" says so?
A man made "truth" I find a pain in the ass is the "fact" that you *can't* get what you want just by having it plop into your lap. This "realistic truth" has been a major inconvenience to me.
The discovery of what is true and the practice of that which is good are the two most important objects of philosophy. Voltaire