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Truth Be Told

"Truth is a river that is always splitting up into arms that reunite. Islanded between the arms the inhabitants argue for a lifetime as to which is the main river." ~ Cyril Connolly
Truth. It should be simple. Something is true or it isn't.  I always felt something is true if it is based on facts and logic. Apparently truth is not that simple. Did you know that religions, philosophers, and scholars have been debating this very topic of truth for thousands of years. I certainly wasn't aware of that. For goodness sakes, how does a debate go on for eons on a topic that by its very nature either is or isn't. Google it. You will be astounded (and utterly confused) by the numerous varied theories on truth.
So can we define and identify truth? Is truth subjective or objective? Relative or absolute? I don't know about you but I'm confused. Really confused. I don't know what truth is anymore but apparently neither do a bunch of really smart people so I don't feel so bad. 
I figured out from reading many of these theories is that the central question of truth depends on the environment that it "lie" in? (Interesting word choice, don't you think?) Should perspective make any difference? Each of us filter our world through our own unique camera lens. The clarity of that lens can be clouded with environmental, historical and/or genetic factors.
How is it a group of witnesses can all view the same accident but tell different truths about what they saw? Each person believes they are telling the truth.
And what happens when our truths collide? What happens when countries, political parties, family members, friends find themselves at an impasse each believing they are telling the truth? Things get messy.
First I think you have to earn your truth. Put in the work. Examine it. Pick it apart. Give it time. Ask the questions. Play devils advocate. Spend time in self-reflection. Be open to the possibility that your truth might be skewed. Now do the same for the other's truth. Analyze it. Deconstruct it. Go the extra mile looking at it from the others perspective. 
Then, and only then, if your truth still remains you've earned the right to stand fully in it. Can you still be considered wrong? Yup. Are you risking being persecuted, ridiculed and even ostracized? Most definitely.  Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Jr. all chose to speak their truth and physically and figuratively bore the scars for it. But, in time, their truth was not only accepted by the masses but revered for it.  When choosing to speak our truth, we only can do what our hearts and intuition feels is right at the time and move forward from there.
Finally, when truths collide and all negotiation fails, what then? I think we have two choices. We can turn towards fear and anger or go the way of compassion and understanding. If, more often, our leaders, our governments, our communities, our families took the path of empathy, consideration and humanity than we all might be living in quite a different place. 

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