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Comment author: Kenny 26 February 2013 02:38:04AM *  0 points [-]

If two people were sufficiently motivated, they'd rapidly agree on what exactly "REAL Truth" is.

Consider the telescope. Why did people trust telescopes? Probably because they learned to first trust spy glasses. It was pretty easy to trust that in fact there really was a group of brigands riding across that field towards us ...