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Is thuth absolute, or is it relative to knowledge, belief, people, places, and times?

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Truth is definitely relative to the surroundings in which it exists. For example, hundreds of years ago truth was that the world was flat and people based their whole ...

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Is thuth absolute, or is it relative to knowledge, belief, people, places, and times?

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