Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Helpful and Unhelpful Explanations

How the way we describe things affects other people

We tend to think that assertions we make are either true or false. We sometimes disagree and even argue over their veracity. Or we can ask questions that we assume have true-or-false answers, and disagree over those answers. “Does God exist?” is a particularly controversial example.

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Jim Mason

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