Truth versus Lies: An Inquiry
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:37PM
Julian Sturton in Questions, fear, future, lies, possibility, truth

I do not mind lying; but I hate inaccuracy.

— Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet & satirist

Arguments for a Quality of Life

Arguments and the subsequent search for agreements take the worlds’ stage as the vehicles for the lies and truths we tell ourselves about what has happened and what is happening to us and our surroundings.

Arguments and the search for agreements are based on one persons’ interpretation of what happened versus another’s interpretation. The results following the arguments and search for agreements that are behind the truths and lies impact the way we understand everything and the way in which we seek a quality of life everywhere.

Our understanding of what exists in our universe is based on the following criteria:

Our understanding of what exists determines, and therefore regulates, the amount of danger and risk we are able to tolerate in life, so that we as a species can continue to exist and evolve.

The Truth about our Future

There is one ultimate truth in our world. This truth is based on the ability to say what happened. In other words, truth is based on the ability to state the facts, not an interpretation of the facts. By way of us representing the facts — thereby representing the truth of what will have actually happened — we will continue to determine our own true power and the strength to sustain a future.

The truth about the future, when we look back, will only have been seen as possible by us having represented — and thereby having reproduced — the accuracy of the details of what has already happened. Such details, when looked back upon, will have included even the existence of all things previously undiscovered or invented. The recounting of the accuracy of such details determines and gives us an accurate future.

Truth will continue to exist by the agreements we form with ourselves and others about details — of what has happened and is subsequently going to happen. Therefore truth, and the quality and conditions of these agreements, will impact our future — by affording us the building blocks of what is possible.

Lies versus Truth: The Conspiracy

Lies themselves do not happen, nor have they ever happened. Lies are a simple misinterpretation of the past. They represent the unwillingness to tell ourselves and others the truth about what happened.

If not stopped, lies become habits. We accumulate a dependency on these habits as a way of protecting ourselves against the fear of pursuing the unknown.

We get used to our habits instead of risking the fear of what’s possible. We limit ourselves and what is possible simply to protect the survival of the self — the ego, whose misinterpretations of the past masquerade as reality.

The possibility of all possibilities is a limitless exploration in partnership with the truth — distinct from something based on the habit of lies from the past.

Whether you lie or tell the truth, you will be held responsible for the consequences.

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