What is Truth

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What is Truth by Mind Map: What is Truth

1. Ravi Zacharias

1.1. I could approach this question:

1.1.1. Historically

1.1.2. Philosophically

1.1.2.1. Logic

1.1.2.1.1. Argue at level 1

1.1.2.2. Imagination and arts

1.1.2.2.1. Illustrate at level 2

1.1.2.3. Applied Reasoning

1.1.2.3.1. Apply at level 3

1.1.3. Textually

1.1.4. Argumentatively

1.1.5. Existentially

1.2. "The single most important question any human being can ask is the question: What is Truth?"

1.2.1. The answer:

1.2.1.1. Truth is that which affirms propositionally the nature of reality as it is.

1.2.1.2. Truth is reality according to God's view, because that is the only omniscient perspective

1.2.1.2.1. (Which you could only gain by being omnipresent and omnipotent)

1.3. Truth is absolute

2. What is the true world view?

2.1. Truth is the goal

2.2. How do we differentiate truth?

2.2.1. 2 tests

2.2.1.1. Corresponding Truth

2.2.1.1.1. Empirical

2.2.1.1.2. Logical

2.2.1.2. Coherence

2.2.1.2.1. 1.

2.2.1.2.2. 2.

2.2.1.3. Correspondence

2.2.1.3.1. a close similarity, connection, or equivalence.

2.2.1.3.2. synonyms: correlation, agreement, consistency, compatibility, consonance, conformity, similarity, resemblance, parallel, comparability, accord, concurrence, coincidence

2.3. The truth trinity

2.3.1. Logically coherant?

2.3.2. Empirically Falsifiable?

2.3.2.1. Empirically Adequate?

2.3.3. Experiential Relevance?

2.4. Four Major Questions of Life

2.4.1. Origin

2.4.1.1. Where did I come from?

2.4.2. Meaning

2.4.2.1. What is my purpose?

2.4.3. Morality

2.4.3.1. How do I determine right from wrong?

2.4.4. Destiny

2.4.4.1. What happens after this life?

2.5. 5 Disciplines you must pull together coherently and cohesively for objective answers

2.5.1. God

2.5.1.1. Theology

2.5.2. Knowledge

2.5.2.1. Epystimology

2.5.3. Reality

2.5.3.1. Metaphysics

2.5.4. Man

2.5.4.1. Anthropology

2.5.5. Morality

2.5.5.1. Ethics

2.6. In Contrast

2.6.1. Every major religion attempts to answer the four major questions of life and all but 1 major religion require

2.7. Conclusion:

2.7.1. The omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent Creator of the universe as described in the infallible, inspired, inerrant word of the living God as preserved in the KJV Bible and the account of his son Jesus Christ's sacrifice for the salvation of humanity is the only coherent message that also corresponds to reality.

2.8. What do we do about it?

2.8.1. 34 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.

2.8.2. 35 Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,

2.8.3. 36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

2.8.4. 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

2.8.5. 38 This is the first and great commandment.

2.8.6. 39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

2.8.7. 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

3. What is truth teaser

4. The Truth Project

4.1. What is a worldview?

4.1.1. Intro

4.2. Veritology: "What is truth?"

4.2.1. Intro

4.3. Philosophy and Ethics: "Says who?"

4.3.1. Intro

4.4. Anthropology: "Who is man?"

4.4.1. Intro

4.5. Theology: "Who is God?"

4.5.1. Intro

4.6. Science: "What is true?"

4.6.1. Intro 1

4.6.1.1. Intro 2

4.7. History: "Whose story?"

4.7.1. Intro

4.8. Sociology: "The divine imprint"

4.8.1. Intro

4.9. "Unio Mystica"

4.9.1. Intro

4.10. The State: "Whose law?"

4.10.1. Intro

4.11. The American Experiment

4.11.1. Intro

4.12. Labor

4.12.1. Intro

4.13. Community and Involvement

4.13.1. Intro