Do good explanations have to be true?

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1. Keywords

1.1. Explanation

1.1.1. sharing of knowledge that is understandable by a wider community

1.1.1.1. good explanation is easily understandable

1.2. Truth

1.2.1. Coherent truth

1.2.1.1. information that makes sense

1.2.2. Consensus truth

1.2.2.1. the majority of people agree with this truth

1.2.3. Pragmatic truth

1.2.3.1. truth that is useful to us

1.2.4. Correspondent truth

1.2.4.1. makes sense through the analysis of sense perspetion

2. Key Phrases

2.1. Good explanations

2.1.1. Sharing of knowledge that is easily understandable by a wider community

2.1.2. A good explanation for a 10 year old can be a bad explanation for a 20 year old

2.1.3. An explanation that achieves the explainer's intentions ie. to persuade

3. Rewrite

3.1. If an explanation is good, does it necessarily have to be true (consensus truth)?

3.2. Is a bad explanation false?

3.3. Can a bad explanation be true?

3.4. Can a good explanation be false?

4. Rewrite

4.1. Good explanations do not necessarily have to be true and bad explanations do not necessarily have to be false

4.2. The truth of an explanation does not depend on how good or bad it is

5. Connections to Classes

5.1. Subject 1: Law

5.1.1. AOK: Social sciences

5.1.2. RLS/PK Connections: Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer

5.1.2.1. Connection: Good explanation that may not necessarily have been true

5.1.2.1.1. WOK: Reason

5.1.2.1.2. Framework Area: Evidence and Justification

5.1.2.2. Connection: Good explanation that may not necessarily have been true

5.1.2.2.1. WOK: Language

5.1.2.2.2. Framework Area: Evidence and Perspectives

5.1.2.3. Connection: Good explanation that may not necessarily have been true

5.1.2.3.1. WOK: Emotion

5.1.2.3.2. Framework Area: Perspectives and Metacognition

5.2. Subject 2: Chemistry

5.2.1. AOK: Natural Sciences

5.2.2. RLS/PK Connections: Explanation of the structure of an atom for different ages/grades

5.2.2.1. Connection: Knowledge is simplified in lower grades to teach at an understandable level for that age

5.2.2.1.1. WOK: Language

5.2.2.1.2. Framework Area: Chemistry