Denial or truth would be determined by perspective. Perhaps a solid personal "truth" to you would cause someone else to say you're in denial. I think everyone would like to live in truth, but that would mean there would have to be a concrete truth to believe in.
You: "You're short"
Me: "To a child, I'm tall"
Is that denial or truth?!
I live in truth that I have written the greatest article on the earth.Thank you very much HattieMattieMae.
I would prefer to live in truth. It is always better to face what reality is than in living an fake illusionary world where things happen as you meant them to. When this illusionary world breaks, it leaves you with hell lot of pain.
But i agree with Alosea, that truth or denial differs as there is a difference in perspective of different people.
According the the book "Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind", denial of death keeps us sane enough to be functional.
Do you agree?
For example, do you believe this??
"when people don't understand issues like the economy or energy, they tend to want to see the government more favorably and trust the government more to deal with that issue. They also show an increased desire to avoid information that could undermine this trust." - AMT
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