Can the Truth Come Back With a Capital “T”?

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman UniversityP. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

The modern world was created with a simple editing stroke when Truth lost its capital “T.”  Instead of pursuing the Truth, with a hundred paths stemming from philosophy and religion, the rise of science taught us to seek lower-case truth, which consists of a body of verifiable facts.  We have inherited a suspicion about Truth that can be heard in everyday speech.  How often do people say, “Well, it’s all relative.” There’s no such thing as truth with a capital ‘T’.” Between them, relativism and the mountain of data assembled  by science have suffocated the notion of Truth. (more…)

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