Why don't people want to know the truth

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PostSat Oct 17, 2009 11:24 pm » by Stevezizu


because the truth is less believable than the lie.look at it this way my grandparents have a set belief system there pretty old so if i was to tell them about the horrible crimes the vatican have committed their belief in "heaven" in the traditional sence would be shattered in there twilight years,same goes for my parents they have too much to deal with just trying to live in a world that changes evey week with new tech.it will be this generation and the next one and so on that will change if its not to late if there given the chance but this wont happen without huge sacrifice from everyone.

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PostSat Oct 17, 2009 11:26 pm » by Spock


Because...

The only truth I have ever come across has been subjective. So it must be to everyone else as well - even CornBread.

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PostTue Nov 24, 2009 7:59 pm » by Paradigmshift


Because they don't want to think that they've been living with all these lies around them since they were born. That's why most people think you're nuts when you talk about what's really going on. They want to stay happy even if it means living in a lie.

Ignorance is bliss.

Still, we need to keep digging for the truth and wake people up.

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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 12:02 am » by Cornbread714


spock wrote:Because...

The only truth I have ever come across has been subjective. So it must be to everyone else as well - even CornBread.


GODDAM RIGHT, IT'S SUBJECTIVE!!
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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 12:23 am » by Tinman4higher


paradigmshift wrote: They want to stay happy even if it means living in a lie.

Ignorance is bliss.

Still, we need to keep digging for the truth and wake people up.


Beautiful answer
People are lazy and spoiled ...why change that?
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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 12:43 am » by Esoteric


"knowing the truth" is a dogma
who is who, to say what is what?

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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 12:53 am » by Tinman4higher


esoteric wrote:"knowing the truth" is a dogma

Wiki says...Dogma is the established belief held by any kind of organization: it is authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or diverged from.
I say truth is universal...there really is only one truth...either the football player fouled or didn't. just because people perceive the truth differently doesn't change the truth.
People don't want to know the truth because they suck....that is my final answer
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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 12:58 am » by Cornbread714


tinman4higher wrote:People don't want to know the truth because they suck....that is my final answer


Man, I love that! Can I use it in my sig?
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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 1:05 am » by Bladerunner


There is so much truth, but its mixed up with lies and hidden agendas and when you work all day all people want is an easy life, is that too much to ask for?, not if it means that your gift of free will/thought is indeed regimed.
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PostWed Nov 25, 2009 1:51 am » by Hesop


All of written history, is filled with those who quest for truth.
How could this be?
Because there are those that benefit from lies.
As long as those in positions of authority and rule, benefit from lies, the truth may never be known.
So we are doomed, on a never ending quest.
Because we do not demand justice. We fail.
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