The thought that we can never be sure of the verity of anything nowadays, have unhinged quite a lot of people. We all seem to be searching for the truth, in all manners of human action and reaction, but find that the uncovering of what is factual and actual, have become quite a daunting chore to say the least.
When truth has become so relative, the chance of finding someone who use words to express exact meaning and purpose is almost nil. Parsing words, splitting hairs, discombobulating has beome the rule of the day....nowhere is this the case more evident that on HubPages.
I don't know.... I don't parse words, split hairs, or discombobulate if I can at all help it; and I think there are still a lot of people who are similar. I don't think "truth" is at all relative - just not necessarily evident in a lot of instances, and there's a big difference between "not evident" and "relative".
Not sure who/what you have in mind when you mention "..evident..HubPages", but I think it can often be reasonably easy to detect honesty and/or facts, because neither has any "holes" in them. BUT, no doubt about it - you can't believe everyone/everything you see on this site, any site, or in/on a lot of places offline, for that matter. Asking why someone says something, asking where what s/he has said comes from, asking for clarification or explanation, or double-checking something in other sources will usually reveal whether there are "holes" in what someone presents on HubPages. I can't say I find it very daunting. (If you mean all the stewing and wheel-spinning that goes with people who post religious stuff, and that kind of "Truth" - well, that's a whole other thing, but I think that kind of searching has gone on since the beginning of time. )
by Chuck Bluestein5 years ago
I saw this somewhere but do not know where. I see hubs with a lot more than that.
by Simon Cook5 years ago
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by Inspirepub9 years ago
Methinks I spoke too soon.I'm back down in the low 70s.I'm really at a loss now, because I have deleted links, added links, added content to several pages, and created half a dozen new hubs in a new group, all to...
by VoltaireZ5 years ago
It's interesting how much emotional and mental energy is spent in these forums trying to convince others of a particular point of view, when so very few of us are ever actually budged from the beliefs we arrived to the...
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