Almost 2,000 years ago, a Roman governor chose to ask a profound question of a man who was about to be executed.
“What is truth?”
“Pilate saith unto him, [Jesus], What is truth? ….” (John 18:38)
It is a question that we might well still be scratching our heads over today. Just so you know… There is real truth and there are trustworthy facts, but more of that later.
It appears that there is a truth that we are allowed to say of ourselves that no one can question. A new form of truth that does not have to have anything to do with reality, fact or science, but because you say it is true… no one is allowed to question it.
If a man says “I am a woman!” There is no power, no right, no allowable or possible situation, in which today you can be allowed to question this “truth” Because he said it… sorry because she said it…. it is now a fact. Unquestionable, incontrovertibly, TRUTH!
If a 52-year-old man who is married and the father of several children decides that he is now a six-year-old girl… That is what he is. And don’t you think to question it!
It does not matter that the facts differ from this chosen truth. Science can go and take a jump in the lake, and as for biology, well it better just look the other way, because it does not get a look in either.
This new “truth” takes precedent over the FACT that every evidence screams out that this “truth” is a lie! Neither facts nor evidence makes any difference as long as… well the right people want it to be true. Of course, you and I are not, “the right people,” our opinion does not matter.
We could talk about the unsupported claims of millions of years in the fairytale of evolution too, but this is not really the right article for that.
However, if you are… well not a left-wing liberal, you do not have the right to have any degree of truth told about you. You can not decide what is true and if someone decides that you are something that you are not… well you better get used to being that thing.
For example, Roseanne Barr tweeted “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” 54 characters (including spaces). Roseanne is now forever a hate full racist. Barr’s TV show has been cancelled and her life is to a very great deal in ruins. The fact that many, many left-wing comedians have compared Trump or his mother to an orangutan, well that is ok because the mainstream media hate Trump. Roseanne Barr has no right to protest that she is not a racist, that her tweet was a joke.
The fact that Valerie Jarrett, the “VJ” in question does look remarkably like one of the characters in Planet of the Apes is beside the point. Roseanne Barr has no input into the question of whether she is a racist or not. We, (the liberal left) will decide that for her.
It seems to me that, if we are going to be fair, we must say that if a man can change the truth of who he is just by saying so, if by saying he is a woman that makes the truth change and now the truth is that he is a woman, (Even though all the evidence says the opposite), then surely a racist, (not talking about Roseanne Barr, but a real hate-filled racist), can just say they are “not a racist” and reality must reform itself around this declaration and the whole of reality must now say they are not a racist. Whatever the facts may be.
SIDE NOTE: This really is not part of this argument, but while we are talking about Roseanne Barr and her tweet about Valerie Jarrett, who is saying that she is the offspring of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Planet of the Apes racist. What race is it against? What is it saying about her race? I think it is because those who are saying it is racist are still infested with the Darwinian view that blacks are less evolved than whites. Darwin’s famous book was called ‘On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.’ And from Hitler to today, people still believe that some races are less favoured, or less evolved. What does Roseanne Barr’s tweet say about race unless you believe that some races are less evolved?
The truth. Real truth it seems is no longer the standard of truth, in fact, truth can be just about anything you want.. well unless you want it to be the truth that is. And of course, as long as you are a liberal. If you are a conservative you are just wrong and nothing you say or do can change that so just give up now. Today there is NO OBJECTIVE standard of truth. I feel that a quote from Douglas Adams fits well about here.
“Oh, that was easy,” says Man, and for an encore goes on to prove that black is white and gets himself killed on the next zebra crossing.” Douglas Adams.
66th Bilderberg meeting.
It is no wonder that the 66th Bilderberg Meeting, (set to take place from 7-10 June 2018 in Turin, Italy) has as its “key topics for discussion”: Item 11. The “post-truth” world.
There is of course real truth. A truth that is… well true not just the imagination of man’s mind, but rather almost exactly the opposite.
I think we would not go far wrong by saying that reality is the imagination of the mind of God, or rather the thoughts of God. Using the word imagination, may not be the most helpful here and the ‘thoughts of God’ would be a better term, but it ties in well with the idea that man’s imagination of what is true, just does not bring about reality, it is really just the denial of reality.
Genesis 1 tells us that all of creation is by the word of God or the expression of his will, this thoughts.
“Something is true, if it conforms to the mind of God.”
Aquinas said something like this “Something is true, if it conforms to the mind of God. A thing becomes its truest self when it does what God intended it to do and be.” [The Good, the True, and the Beautiful: Meditations for a Lenten Quiet Day]
“Aquinas thinks. truth can be thought to exist insofar as the something in question conforms to the mind responsible for it as we might speak of ‘a true Picasso’ being something actually painted by Picasso and conforming to his intentions. And. Aquinas argues. that which conﬁrms to the mind of God. and hence to God’s justice. expresses the mind of God and allows us to speak of God’s justice. reﬂected in what God produces, as being truth.” [Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae: A Guide and Commentary]
Creation, all of creation is made by God. And what is real… what is true is what conforms to the mind of God or Christ.
Jesus said, “… I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6) and “… thy word [God the Father’s word] is truth.” (John 17:17)
We can trust the Bible the given written word of God, and what we find in reality in the world, the outworking of God’s purpose. What we read in the Bible, what we see in the world are true and trustworthy. What we invent in our minds, or rather, what liberals invent in their minds… not so much.